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Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Sweet Savannah

Just back from a brief trip to Savannah to celebrate the end of exams--boy, that place would be a good place to start or move a law school!  Thanks to a recommendation by Fernando Teson (my friend and colleague), my wife and I arrived in time for dinner at the delicious and old-school Savannah kitchen of Elizabeth on 37th St. We had trouble getting a place in town on short notice for Saturday night, but we stayed the next night at the beautiful and relatively new Mansion on Forsyth Park, which adequately gives a flavor of the "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" aura for which Savannah has become famous in recent years. Mansion_on_forsyth  For fun, we had the good fortune of arriving in time for a doggy carnival in Forsyth Park, but I also highly recommend walking along City Market and enjoying scrumptious tapas and live jazz at a Barnard St. basement restaurant called Jazz'd.  We saw Dave's True Story perform there two nights ago.  Also be sure to take one of the silly trolley tours just to get a sense of the city and when you're tired, grab a coffee and a paper at the Gallery Espresso.  Tybee Island's beaches are nearby and worth a visit if the weather is cooperating.  Sadly, we got rained out when we went yesterday so we came home so I could finish grading exams...the end (of grading) is near I hope.

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I'm with you, Dan. Savannah is great. My grandparents lived there for about 15 years, and I visited often. And, I proposed to my wife there.

Posted by: Rick Garnett | May 9, 2006 5:03:17 PM

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