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The Starkville Café

The Starkville Café – A Starkville Tradition Since 1945 Come hungry when you visit this long-time staple of Starkville’s Main Street. On Game Day, you better come early, because the line will soon be stretching out the door. Locals and visitors alike come for the friendly atmosphere and the … [Read more...]

Savor Our South Kicks-Off With Souper Bowl This Saturday

WHO'S SOUP WILL BE HOTTEST? SAVOR OUR SOUTH KICKS-OFF WITH SOUPER BOWL THIS SATURDAY! Each spring Mississippi’s College Town hosts various creative culinary events in our ‘Savor Our South’ event series. This year’s series kicks-off THIS Saturday with our annual SOUPer Bowl soup tasting … [Read more...]

BIN 612: Featured Restaurant Review

The Quick Bite: The Restaurant: BIN 612 The Chef de Cuisine: Paul Brasfield The Dishes: Late Night --  The Cramwich Chicken Fried Rice Nathan’s Hot Dog Cheese Fries Any other time -- BBQ Chicken Pizza BIN Burger Grilled Salmon Taco Fried Shrimp Taco The Details: I had a mission.  For … [Read more...]

The Veranda: Featured Restaurant Review

The Quick Bite: The Restaurant: The Veranda The Chef-Owner: Jay Yates The Dishes: Appetizer -- Stuffed Fried Green Tomato Entrees -- Striped Bass with Shiitake Risotto and Marinated Avocado Shepherd’s Pie with Garlic Toast Dessert -- Chocolate Eclair Parfait The Details: What a great night … [Read more...]

Recap: Starkville Serves Southern Classic at Atlanta Food and Wine Festival

A taste of Starkville’s culinary scene was on display this month at the annual Atlanta Food and Wine Festival on May 31 - June 3, and Starkville was cheesin' it up showcasing a Southern staple - pimento cheese! Chef Ty Thames, owner and executive chef of some of Starkville’s most celebrated … [Read more...]

Two Brothers Smoked Meats: Featured Restaurant Review

It's Taco Tuesday, and we're excited to share our next stop on Mississippi's Culinary Town, our video series featuring the best of Starkville's culinary community along with kid chef, Mark Coblentz, and local food critic, Jay Reed! Take a look at the guys' adventure with Barton Dinkins, chef at Two … [Read more...]