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Elizabeth on 37th

105 E. 37th St. (Drayton St.) Send to Phone
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Elizabeth on 37th offers a contemporary take on Southern dishes.
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Elizabeth on 37th Restaurant Review

: Brothers Greg and Gary Butch joined founders Elizabeth and the late Michael Terry as partners in 1988, and today are the restaurant's sole owners. The stately, early twentieth-century mansion is where chefs Kelly Yambor and Jeremy Diehl offer low country-influenced fare prepared in the elegant, refined manner that might have been served in this expansive residence in its heyday. But don't expect overwrought preparations. Mushroom soup is a vegetable stock enriched with large pieces of various wild and cultivated mushrooms. Savannah red rice comes with shrimp, clams, sausage and grouper, topped with okra tips. Locally grown vegetables, including lettuces and herbs from the mansion's garden, grace the dishes. Historic associations may surface in such plates as the springtime river shad, said to have been George Washington's favorite fish, cooked with its roe in parchment paper, the classic preparation. For dessert, Elizabeth's Savannah cream cake is a must, although any choice would be rewarding. The wine list is an assortment of global selections and Riesling enthusiasts will appreciate the number of quality choices. But our red rice dish needed a full-bodied rosé, and there was none to be had. Founded in 1981, the restaurant still exudes romance, history and the quiet elegance of upper-crust Savannah.

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