Savannah’s oldest eatery has served its renowned barbecue to thousands of luminaries, locals, and visitors since 1924. The welcoming atmosphere and outstanding food of this family business are hallmarks of Johnny Harris Restaurant. With this book, barbecue enthusiasts can bring that signature taste and history into the home. Featuring vintage photographs and reminiscences from generations of patrons, this delectable book is a delightful homage to the heritage and flavor of an iconic institution.
From classics such as Slow-Cooked BBQ Pork and Low Country Shrimp Chowder to essential sides, including Harris’s Southern-Style Baked Beans and Sweet Potato Biscuits with Maple Butter, this book is a must-have. Crabmeat Au Gratin will delight every guest, and Southern Egg Custard Pie is a scrumptious resolution to any meal. For every occasion and for every day, this collection of hearty recipes is a necessary staple of every kitchen.
About the Author
Julie Lowenthal is the granddaughter of Kermit Lynnwood “Red” Donaldson. Donaldson began working at Johnny Harris Restaurant in 1927 and eventually became the full owner. After Donaldson’s death, his family continued to run the restaurant. Lowenthal, a former nurse, and her husband, Bernard J. Lowenthal, Jr., work at Johnny Harris Restaurant, where they have introduced their four children to the traditions of the restaurant: family, friends, and good food!
About the Photographer
Mary Britton Senseney is a freelance food photographer whose work has been featured in such publications as Southern Living and Weight Watchers. Senseney also has done work for Betty Crocker and Pillsbury, among others. She graduated cum laude with a BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Originally from Ocracoke Island, North Carolina, Senseney and her family live in Savannah, Georgia.
JOHNNY HARRIS RESTAURANT COOKBOOK
By Julie Lowenthal
Photography by Mary Briton Senseney
COOKING / Regional & Ethnic / American / Southern States
COOKING / Methods / Barbecue & Grilling
208 pp. 8 x 9 1/4
100 color/bw photos
Restaurant Cookbooks Series