In the fall of 2014, world-renowned chef Gordon Ramsey designed and created a restaurant as a part of renovating Hotel Chester for season two of Hotel Hell. The restaurant, located on North Lafayette Street in downtown Starkville, became known as The Beer Garden. Built in 1925 as a full service hotel, the lovingly restored Hotel Chester invites guests to enjoy contemporary hotel amenities and services. A stay at Hotel Chester will leave you … [Read more...]
Learn about restaurants in Starkville with interviews with the owner, find menus, see photos of amazing food, and read about the venue.
Take a break from your busy schedule and curl up with a delicious cup of coffee, a pastry, and a good book, at the Book Mart & Café on Main Street. You can sit at a table in the café to people watch or climb the stairs to the more private (and cozy) reading area. Bully Shop & Café, which opened in 2008, is the perfect spot to meet your friends for a down-home cooked meal. Some of the menu favorites include cranberry & pecan … [Read more...]
Serving Southern BBQ in a Fun, Friendly Atmosphere If you’re shopping downtown and get a craving for barbecue, Moe’s Original BBQ is the place to go. With great menu options from pulled pork, ribs, smoked chicken, fried shrimp ‘moe’ boy, wings, fried catfish, and smoked turkey breast, you’ll find friendly service and mouth-watering food. Kiel Hebert and Whit Stucky opened the doors of Moe’s Original BBQ on Starkville’s Main Street in August … [Read more...]
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 mouth-watering Southern meals just like your grandma made. The Café has been serving meals on Main Street since 1945. Owner John Peeples, who was born and raised in Starkville, … [Read more...]
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 been hearing about the late night menu at BIN 612. But I am approaching “old codger” status when it comes to my ability to … [Read more...]
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 to it, and it was the end of a long Monday. We were hungry, too, but we … [Read more...]
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 Brothers Smoked Meats, and then read Jay's review. Your tastebuds will thank you for Taco Tuesday with a Southern twist... Those who know … [Read more...]