Royal Treatment

in Good Eats!

Savannah’s ties to Great Britain stretch back 289 years, when the city became the British colonial capital of the Province of Georgia. The Wagstaff family, who relocated to Savannah from Staffordshire, England, in 2013, has seen substantial growth — and made a lasting impression — in a fraction of that time.

“We opened our second Pie Society in City Market in 2014,” says co-owner Melissa Wagstaff (there’s the original shop in Pooler and a food truck stationed in Starland Yard once a week, too). “After our five-year anniversary at this location, we decided to make some changes and focus on creating a more unique, fun atmosphere.”

Pie Society in downtown Savannah soon became The Little Crown by Pie Society, which opened last spring. Here, Wagstaff shares how the diminutive shop churns out award-winning pies, and how the addition of a true pub experience serves to gild the lily.

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