Thursday, November 24, 2016

Mrs. Wilkes' for Thanksgiving

As I am about to start cooking for the day thought I would share photos from one of my favorite Savannah restaurants, Mrs. Wilkes' Dining Room. Only open on weekdays and almost always a line out the door, this place is worth the "hassle." Eating here is akin to a Thanksgiving feast.

Everyone sits around a table and passes the plethora of dishes around. Typically you'll make new friends as most likely complete strangers will be seated with you. Always fun to hear the stories of other travelers (and even a few locals!).

Here's what my plate looked like...and yes, the fried chicken is just about the best anywhere.

We had an amazing time; my friend Grant was too busy gnawing on his fried chicken to pose. THAT'S how good it is!

Dessert is typically two choices; I picked the cherry cobbler this time.

Grant was taking his digestive pills like they were going out of style. You don't come here to "eat light."

Bellies full...goal achieved.

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you; I hope you are able to take the time to be thankful for all of the blessings you have received this year. Even in the worst of times, one can find something to be joyful about if you think hard enough.

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Mark H. Besotted said...

Happy Thanksgiving, Dave!

Long-time reader, first-time etc.

I've spent the last year reading every post on this blog as part of my bedtime routine, and I'm deeply grateful for all your hard work and generous spirit. This has been a hard year for lots of us, but your blog helped cushion a lot of the blows for me. (Now I've caught up, I'll do a deep dive on your main site.)

I'm just sad I didn't get to visit Mrs. Wilkes' during my last Savannah visit.

Daveland said...

Hi Mark - Thanks so much for the very nice comment - so appreciated! Sounds like you need to get back to Savannah.