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03-06-2017 | Garvin & Co.

Probably our favorite restaurant that we ate at was brunch at Pacci Italian Kitchen. Not only was it the cutest restaurant of all time, but the food was incredible & the atmosphere was so laid back and kid friendly. Highly recommended if you are ever in the area, we can’t wait to go back!!

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Soup It Up for Loop It Up is Friday! Get your tickets NOW

02-15-2017 | The Bridge

Loop It Up Savannah brought art to more than 5000 kids last year. Friday, February 17th you get the chance to help. It’s the Soup It Up for Loop It Up fundraiser at the Brice.

Chefs from Pacci, Cha Bella, Savannah Coffee Roasters and Unforgettable Cafe are cooking up yummy soup recipes and competing to see who’s best.

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Loop It Up Savannah hosts largest fundraiser with Soup It Up

02-14-2017 | Do Savannah

The mission is to reach children and families in low-income areas.  Now that her group is moving into its second year as an official 501(c)(3) nonprofit, she’s decided to host their first large-scale fundraising event. Soup It Up for Loop It Up will be from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 17 at The Brice Hotel.

According to Lieberman, the fundraiser is two parts. One part is the fundraising done at the participating restaurants and the other is the actual event on Feb. 17 that will feature local chefs from Cha BellaPacciSavannah Coffee Roasters and Unforgettable Bakery. These chefs will compete for the title of “best tasting soup.” Lieberman says the winner receives The Golden Bowl Award. A People’s Choice Award allows guests to cast a vote during the event as well.

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The Bridge: Soup It Up for Loop It Up benefits charitable Savannah art program

02-13-2017 | Savannah Now

Hey everybody! Are you hungry? Ya like soup? Because on Feb. 17, you can sample some of the finest soup Savannah has to offer and help promote art and empower kids in our community.  It’s from 6-9 p.m. Friday at the Brice Hotel. For $60 per ticket, or $100 per couple, you get to sample soups from the chefs at Savannah Coffee Roasters, Unforgettable Bakery &Cafe, Cha Bella and Pacci.

There are hors d’oeuvres, raffles, a children’s art exhibition, live music and, of course, the soup competition. Plus, there’s a people’s choice award based on which soup’s donation jar gets the most cash. Yours truly is the emcee and one of the “celebrity” judges.

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Christmas Brunch Shortcuts They’ll Never Suspect

12-16-2016 | Yahoo!

Shrimp and Grits Casserole
Dusty Grove, executive chef at Pacci Italian Kitchen + Bar in Savannah, Ga., advises to take a traditionally multistep dish and turn it into a one-dish deal. “Many people don’t know that shrimp and grits can be prepared as a casserole,” he says. The night before your big brunch, add additional cream or milk to cooked grits along with diced cooked shrimp, ham, and a bit of gravy, if desired. Keep overnight in the fridge and bake until bubbling hot on Christmas morning; serve with extra gravy and cheese. “It’s a truly unexpected twist and much less work on the chef at home, allowing them to spend more time in the company of friends and family,” he says.

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Pacci: Simple things, really good

11-30-2016 | Connect Savannah

While the Brice boasts an aura of modern Southern charm, Pacci possesses an Italian villa rustic farmhouse vibe. Furthermore, whilst they share the same space, Pacci is run as an independent restaurant, away from the hotel.  Based on our region’s environment, with “the plains that grow vegetation well” and the waters that essentially serve as an estuary, Grove believes that “we are in a really good spot for food”.

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Come celebrate the Savannah Food & Wine Festival

11-08-2016 | The Bridge

The Savannah Food & Wine Festival runs Monday, November 7th through Sunday, November 13th. There’s still plenty of time to get in on the fun and a portion of the proceeds benefit local scholarships.

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James Beard Foundation celebrates best of American cuisine, wine with Celebrity Chef Tour

11-02-2016 | Do Savannah

For the fourth year in a row, the Savannah Food & Wine Festival brings the Celebrity Chef Tour to Savannah. The dinner is a celebration of camaraderie between James Beard Foundation award-winning or nominated guest celebrity chefs and some of Savannah’s best chefs to create a unique dinner experience through an interactive, multi-course dinner. The evening also features world-renowned winemakers, master sommeliers and beverage experts who complement each course with the perfect wine for a one-of-a-kind dining experience.

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Secret Savannah Speakeasy celebrates city’s bold cuisine, cocktails, music and craft brews

11-02-2016 | Do Savannah

This year’s Secret Savannah Speakeasy takes place from 8-11 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Georgia State Railroad Museum. Tickets are $85 and ticket packages are available.  Tickets include small-plate tastings from some of Savannah’s hottest culinary spots like Kitchen 320, Circa 1875, The Florence, Tybee Island Fish Camp, Noble Fare, Co, Pacci, Aqua Star as well as Preserved Restaurant from St. Augustine, Fla.

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DINING IN STYLE, The List 2016

08-31-2016 | South Magazine

Located in the Brice Hotel, Pacci Italian Kitchen + Bar boasts a cool, clean line interior and a friendly atmosphere that is only matched by the bright and flavorful coastal Italian cuisine.  Chef Dusty Rose truly believes in the Italian philosophy of making food with what's found locally, so all of his dishes use the frestest ingredients to mirror traditional Italian recipes.

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YMCA garden grows partnership between children, Savannah restaurants

08-27-2016 | Savannah Morning News

Students use ingredients from YMCA's gardens to cook for city officials

08-01-2016 | WTOC News

Savannah Food & Wine Fest hosts celebrity chefs for Beard Dinner

07-27-2016 | Savannah Morning News

Don’t look now y’all, but it’s about 127 degrees outside. One way I keep cool, besides sinking into a pool of ice water up to my nose (hat on to protect against UVs, of course) is to think pleasant and cool thoughts.

A Perfect Weekend in Savannah

10-09-2015 | Travel + Leisure

After fueling up on a seasonally inspired omelette in the Brice’s light-filled Pacci Italian Kitchen & Bar, wander the design-forward shops in the historic district.

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21 Best Things to Do in Savannah

09-28-2015 |

Pacci Italian Kitchen + Bar combines all the best aspects of an Italian old-world kitchen: the divine aroma of delicious cuisine made from fresh produce straight from the local farms, checkerboard tablecloths that are reminiscent of a Tuscan tavern, and a warm and welcome greeting.

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Chef Dusty Grove

07-20-2015 | Savannah Morning News

Restaurant Bio: Pacci Italian Kitchen + Bar is a convivial neighborhood eatery nestled inside The Brice, a Kimpton Hotel, near Washington Square. Specializing in coastal Italian cuisine, Pacci has an extensive bar program, serving updated takes on classic cocktails, seasonal craft cocktails, aperitivos, locally made spirits and beer.

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Hotel and Dining Review: Brice + Pacci

06-25-2015 | NYTimes

The Brice Hotel is housed in a rambling, three-story building dating to the 1860s that over the years has been used for various purposes, including a livery stable, cotton warehouse and Coca-Cola bottling plant. The hotel’s ground-floor, all-day restaurant, Pacci Italian Kitchen & Bar, is a cavernous space serving Italian-inspired dishes, from polenta with poached eggs in the morning to Coca-Cola-glazed short ribs with mushroom risotto for dinner.

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Weekend Getaway - Where to Stay & Eat

06-12-2015 |

Soak in the effervescent scene at the Brice (from $189), an art-filled Kimpton hotel in a revamped Coca-Cola factory that opened in last May. The mod rooms are tailored to chic travelers: seersucker bathrobes, C.O. Bigelow toiletries, an honor bar, and a yoga mat for working off said honor bar. Catch some rays on one of the daybeds lining the pool, then grab some asparagus carbonara with heirloom carrots, a poached egg, and pancetta ($11) and a Cucumber Collins ($12) at Pacci, the hotel's lauded Italian restaurant.

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Art of The Meal: Pacci Italian Kitchen + Bar

05-07-2015 | Georgia Trend

Talk about eating your words.  I hesitated only momentarily before lifting another forkful of deconstructed asparagus carbonara, a vibrant color wheel of cubed pancetta, vegetables, poached egg and savory zabaglione at Savannah’s new Pacci Italian Kitchen + Bar.

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The South's Best New Hotels 2015

01-08-2015 | Southern Living

"...Pacci Italian Kitchen + Bar, The Brice's restaurant, serves old-world Italian cuisine using ingredients sourced from nearby farms-even though the interior looks like a quaint cafe in a bucolic Italian village..."

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