It’s no secret that FARM Bluffton is bringing a new restaurant to Savannah and Scout is so excited we couldn’t wait a minute longer to hear more. We spoke to the team about their new venture, Common Thread, and all the exciting things to come.
The name Common Thread comes from Chef Brandon Carter, and encompasses what the company was built on, community and building a staff as family. The new restaurant can be found in the beautiful two story Elizabethan style house on the northwest corner of Abercorn and 37th Street. Renovations are taking place now and will turn this former antique store into Team Common Thread’s vision. They said, “after bringing a design team together, we set up a restoration plan and have worked to execute it. We had our fair share of headaches, but bringing back to life a historic home built in 1897 has been rewarding.”
If you have been lucky enough to visit their sister restaurant, FARM Bluffton, you will find Common Thread will have a more refined setting, as the home’s elegance dictates. You will see some similarities, such as, the seasonally inspired food and well crafted beverages, they are so well known for, all accompanied by excellent service. The Common Thread menu will have influences from around the world and be driven by produce and provisions that are in season.
Within the beautiful home you will find a quaint bar with a lounging area, along with 3 private dining areas upstairs. The open kitchen will be located on the main floor and will eventually include a chef’s table seating with a view of all the cooking action. They are working on a safe COVID seating design with the main dining areas being spread out within 3 parlors. The house will also feature a side patio seating option, which will allow for open air dining from the start. You can also book the outdoor space for private events.
The team is still working through all of the permitting and licensing processes, which is even more challenging during a pandemic but hope to be opening this Fall. FARM Bluffton re-opened May 19th, so they are practiced in the art of COVID safety and will be implementing recommended safety measures within Common Thread as well. Be sure to follow Scout on Facebook and Instagram, to find out when Common Thread will open and all the happenings in Savannah!