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Cotton District Arts Festival Returns on Super Bulldog Saturday

Super Bulldog Weekend has arrived, and we are excited that it will again feature the Starkville Area Arts Council’s Cotton District Arts Festival. The annual festival has become one of Starkville’s favorite events and a regional showpiece of quality arts, crafts and music. Held in the nationally renowned Cotton District on Saturday, April 16, CDAF will… More

Starkville Restaurant Week Feature Restaurant: CENTRAL STATION GRILL

The Quick Bite: The Restaurant: Central Station Grill The Executive Chef: Leon Jefferson The Dishes: Appetizer — Double-Battered Fried Okra with Chipotle Ranch Sauce Salad: Crawfish Caprese Entrees — Pesto Crusted Catfish on Almond Basmati Rice Pilaf, with Roasted Red Pepper Remoulade, and Broccoli/Mushroom/Andouille Stir Fry Springtime Shrimp Primavera Farfalle Desserts — New York Style Cheesecake with Bourbon Pecan Glaze Salted Caramel… More

Starkville Restaurant Week Feature Review: RESTAURANT TYLER

The Quick Bite: The Restaurant: Restaurant Tyler The Executive Chef: Tyler Thames The Chef de Cuisine: John Fitzgerald The Pastry Chef: Claudia “Bery” Gordon The Dishes: Soup — Beet Bisque with Goat Cheese and Balsamic Reduction Appetizers — Duck Boudin BBQ Okra Brunch — Omelet Sandwich French Toast Sandwich Entree — Ribeye Steak with Cave-Aged Blue Cheese Desserts — Stuffed Pancake… More

Starkville Restaurant Week Feature Restaurant Review: THE CAMPHOUSE

The Quick Bite: The Restaurant:  The CampHouse The Chef Team:  Everette Hill Jordan Hartley The Parfait Maven: Leslie “L.J.” Jennies The Dishes: The J-Hon Salad Patty Melt with Seasoned Fries BBQ Pork Mac-n-Cheese S’mores Cheesecake Parfait The Details: For much of my life I have heard friends talk about going to “the camphouse.”  There is… More

Starkville Restaurant Week Feature Restaurant Review: BIN 612

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 a very long time I have… More

Starkville Restaurant Week Feature Restaurant Review: OLD VENICE PIZZA CO.

The Quick Bite The Restaurant: Old Venice Pizza Co. The General Manager: Jaime Davis The Dishes: Soup — Crawfish Chowder Appetizers — Crawfish rolls Bruschetta Macaroni Ball Blackened Salmon Flatbread Dynamite Shrimp Entrees — Lucky Luciano Pizza Sicilian Pizza Creole Delight Pasta Desserts — Tiramisu Bananas Foster Cheesecake The Details: The first thing I saw when doing my homework… More

Starkville Restaurant Week Feature Restaurant Review: THE VERANDA

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 to sit on the veranda.  The sun was setting, the air had a touch of crispness… More

Introducing Featured SRW Restaurant Reviews from a Starkville Native Son

As part of our celebration of Starkville’s vibrant culinary scene during Restaurant Week, the Starkville Convention and Visitors Bureau is very excited to welcome Jay Reed to our website for a series of guest posts. Jay pens the popular “Eats One Ate” Starkville Daily News column, as well as a blog of the same name. Beginning tomorrow… More

2016 SRW Charity Profile: Vets for Vets

Final preparations are underway for Starkville Restaurant Week beginning on Monday, March 28, and we are getting excited to see what our 29 participating restaurants will have to offer! You can look forward to an eclectic array of cuisine choices, showcasing some of Starkville’s favorite menu items. Plus, we think they will have a few… More