From managing partner John Morisano and executive chef Mashama Bailey, The Grey is now open in Savannah. The restaurant serves Bailey's take on modern Southern cuisine.
As for the name, it comes from the space itself. The Grey is housed in Savannah's old Greyhound bus terminal, which features Art Deco design and dates back to 1938. Parts and Labor Design renovated the building, creating an ambiance that is "convivial and elegant, with thoughtful nods to the past."
Bailey most recently cooked under Gabrielle Hamilton at Prune in New York City.
From the kitchen, look for Southern staples such as pork shank with "a mess of greens" and cornbread and roasted chicken with jus and chow chow. But there are twists as well, like braised eel with cabbage, tomato, and onion and country pasta with pork belly, parmesan, and black pepper.
The beverage program offers wines from an "old world-centric" list, along with cocktails that "emphasize the Atlantic trade liquors that have disembarked in Savannah's port for centuries," according to a release.
The Grey, located at 109 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, is open for dinner Tuesday through Sunday, and there are plans to launch breakfast and lunch service in the near future. Check out the full menu below.