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Savannah Scene Gains Two New Buzzy Restaurants

Pizza and small plates

Squirrel’s Pizza
Mary Britton Senseney

Savannah’s restaurant scene grows by the month, and this week, the city welcomes two new additions — pizzeria Squirrel’s and New York-based the Fat Radish.

Jacksonville, FL, chef Chris Dickerson brings pecan-wood-fired pizza to Savannah, with the opening of Squirrel’s at 2218 Bull St. The restaurant serves pies, sandwiches, salads, and small bites prepared in a custom wood oven. Pies range from the classic Margherita to the Benny Blanco Royale — a white pizza topped with mozzarella, Parmesan, rosemary, lemon olive oil, and lamb shoulder.

The restaurant also boasts a bar and a lounge with a “library-meets-speakeasy” vibe.

The managing partners of Charleston’s Basic Kitchen and the team behind New York City-based the Fat Radish opened a second Fat Radish in Savannah at 36 MLK Jr. Blvd., inside the Windrose Apartment Hotel.

Chef Nick Wilber created a menu of locally-sourced, produce-heavy plates like braised carrots with tumeric chutney, grilled peach with burrata and ham, or summer squash with harissa and sheep’s cheese. Below is the full dinner menu.

Squirrel’s [Official]
All Basic Kitchen Coverage [ECHS]
The Fat Radish [Official]

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