Category Archives: historical

Triple Crown parties?

Triple Crown Parties? A once-in-a-June-moon occasion… that Belmont jewel to beguile a real deal Triple Crown contender. And more reason to celebrate the fun. The Menu Shoppe has it covered… triple good treats for Specials menus. So ideally proclaimed on … Continue reading

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Pleasureful on the half-shell: Coquilles St. Jacques

Coquilles St. Jacques. Pleasureful on the half-shell. The word coquille means shell in French. However classic ramekins may also be substituted. The shell is a symbol of reverence by pilgrims visiting the Spanish shrine of St. James ( St. Jacques ). Hence the … Continue reading

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Cheering the Tall Ships

Cheering the Tall Ships arriving in the Savannah harbor–beginning May 3rd. Harken back to those days of yore matey… what might the dining fare be. Celebrating classic seafaring chow… with a Southern flare. + trending panache. Cheers! The Menu Shoppe … Continue reading

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All aboard…RMS Titanic promises elegant dining…

Commemorating…RMS Titanic. The One Hundredth Anniversary of the unparalled at-sea disaster. Gilded Glamour. Watery grave. Sophisticated ambiance… even by modern terms… revisiting the dining room menus of that fateful voyage. NYC  Auction House, Bonhams  is hosting a spectacular event, featuring … Continue reading

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Good Friday + Hot Cross Buns

Observing Good Friday and celebrating Hot Cross Buns. Classically, Hot Cross Buns are a symbol of christianity and traditional Good Friday fare…the icing cross as iconic. Folklore suggests that Hot Cross buns originated as buns marked with a cross by the … Continue reading

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The 77th Annual Savannah House and Garden Tour begins this Thursday

Springtime in Savannah. The azaleas.  The Spanish Moss.  The classic southern charm. The 77th Annual Savannah House and Garden Tour begins this Thursday and through the weekend:  March 22 – 25. savannahtourofhomes.org  912-234-8054 Visit the Tickets page for more information. A seasonal rite, … Continue reading

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Springtime gifting: Irish tabletop elegance

Cheers! Slainte! St. Paddy’s revelry also means springtime gifting. Graciously. Irish crystal is a classic +  springtime tabletop finery. Discover the Menu Shoppe “finds”… Cashs of Ireland is acclaimed as best purveyor of Irish crystal. cashs.com This fine crystal  is hand … Continue reading

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