Sisters of the New South

Cafeteria | Soul Food
Memorable
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There now are four Sisters of the New South in Georgia, and I suspect there will be more. It’s a winning formula, although dining at the original location on Skidaway Road in Savannah is anything but formulaic. With its painted signs and folksy mural on the wall, along with a hand-inscribed billboard menu of soul-food classics, Sisters has the heart-warming feel of an original and genuine people’s eatery.

I love the morning’s smothered shrimp, spilled out across a field of cheese grits (or regular grits if you prefer), accompanied by eggs and a biscuit. All the usual pig meats are available, as are corned beef hash, pancakes, and salmon patties; but Sisters’ well-respected fried chicken is not ready until at least mid-morning. Other meals served later in the day include oxtails, pork chops, and vegetable plates. For dessert: banana pudding, peach cobbler, and triple-layer red, white, and chocolate velvet cake.

What to Eat
Sisters of the New South, Smothered Shrimp & Grits
Smothered Shrimp & Grits
Must-Try
Smothered shrimp on cheese grits, scrambled eggs, and a biscuit
Sisters of the New South, Biscuit
Biscuit
Must-Try
Freshly-baked biscuit goes well with any meal.
Directions and Hours
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The city of Savannah is a profoundly colorful swirl of Low Country flavors that taste of old-time Dixie, of the Low Country, of African-American soul, and of the modern South. This roster of Roadfood favorites is only a start to savoring a city that is an eater's dream.

Information
Price
$
Seasons
Summer, Fall, Spring
Meals Served
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards Accepted
Yes
Alcohol Served
No
Outdoor Seating
No
Website

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