Spring Garden’s SOUTH is part Southern restaurant and part jazz club with two memorable seating options: an open atrium and outdoor garden space. And between the live music, cocktails, and the outdoor space, it’s one of the most romantic spots in the neighborhood. If you want to impress your date with something other than the saxophone solos coming from the stage, make sure to order the shrimp and grits. The grits are creamy and buttery and get drenched in a peppery creole brown sauce. But the entire dish is about the size of a softball so you might need to order a bowl of their shredded chicken and turkey gumbo to fill out the meal.

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