When the words "Southern" and "hospitality" were first strung together into a single phrase, the wordsmith was likely attempting to describe Savannah.

For what other city in the Deep South is so inviting to vacationers, culinary gourmets, beach bums, duffers and history buffs alike?

"There's so many reasons to visit here," observes Martha Giddens Nesbit, a columnist for Savannah Magazine who has authored Savannah: Crown of the Colonial Coast and a half-dozen other books on the city and its culinary charms.

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