For Yahoo Food’s travel summer series, Eat Like a Local, we’re taking you on a cross-country food crawl, city by city. Here’s where to chow down in America’s lesser-known destinations without sticking out like a sore thumb.
Where to Take the Edge Off Savannah Swelter: Leopold’s Ice Cream
Although Morekis discloses that he’s friends with the owner, he thinks many would agree that this is straight-up “the best ice cream you’re probably gonna find in the South.” Tourists flock here, and lines are “really long,” Morekis admits, but thanks to staffers who walk up and down that line proffering ice water to potential customers, “the line moves fast… not like Paula Deen’s where you’re gonna be waiting for hours and hours.” (212 East Broughton St.; 912-234-4442)
Credit: Alex Van Buren