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Recap: Starkville “Smokin” at Atlanta Food and Wine Fest

A taste of Starkville’s culinary scene was on display this month at the annual Atlanta Food and Wine Festival on June 2-5, and the best description was “smokin’“! Chef Ty Thames, owner and executive chef of some of Starkville’s most celebrated restaurants, joined the Starkville Convention and Visitors Bureau for two events showcasing the tastes of… More

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