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G is for Game Dinner

On Thursday, November 9, G&G partnered Circa 1886, a Charleston, South Carolina restaurant located in the carriage house of historic Wentworth Mansion, to cohost the restaurant’s annual Game Dinner. The evening began with a toast to G&G’s latest book, S Is for Southern, during a cocktail hour and a book signing by David DiBenedetto, Garden & Gun editor in chief, followed by the annual Game Dinner prepared by Circa 1886’s executive chef, Marc Collins.

Special thanks to:
Circa 1886
Charming Inns

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Michael Furlong and Eric Larsen toast the evening’s festivities with Altos del Plata wine pairings.

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Bob Sutton with G&G’s Dave Mezz and Ginger Sutton.

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David DiBenedetto, G&G editor in chief, signs the newest release, S Is for Southern.

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Russel Holiday and friend delight in receiving personalized copies of the new book.

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From left: Sandra Riddle, Danny Riddle, Carolina Bryan, Joe Walker, and Karen Quadrio.

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From left: Bryan Thompson, Eric Larsen, Xavier Andrews, Michael Furlong, and Todd Magro.

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Dinner guests Karyn and William Hewitt celebrate the annual Game Dinner with Charming Inns president and vice president Richard Widman and Linn Lesesne.

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Circa 1886’s executive chef, Marc Collins, prepares a four-course wild-game feast inspired by S Is for Southern.

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The evening’s first course features a Curried Pheasant Breast Salad with Wild Rice, Cauliflower Pudding, and Pickled Grapes.

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Achiote Axis Venison with Huitlacoche flan, Pomegranate Grits, Butternut Squash, Mojo de Cilantro, and Fried Sage is a standout third course.

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David DiBenedetto welcomes guests and shares a favorite passage from S Is for Southern.

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Guests enjoy the historic and comfortable ambience of Circa 1886.

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