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Starkville Restaurant Week Feature Review: City Bagel Cafe & Italian Bistro

The 5th Annual Starkville Restaurant Week is in full swing, and we’re celebrating some of the best culinary experiences Starkville has to offer! We are excited to bring Jay Reed, author of the Eats One Ate food blog, back again this year to share his insights on a few of Starkville’s favorite eateries, sponsored by… More

2017 SRW Charity Profile: Children’s of Mississippi

Starkville Restaurant Week begins on Monday, April 17 and we are excited to showcase thirty-one participating restaurants! But, as you know, Restaurant Week isn’t just about food. It’s about community, and how we pull together to support great organizations doing charitable work! Every time you eat at one of the participating restaurants next week, you’ll have the… More

2017 SRW Charity Profile: T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability

It’s time to showcase our second Starkville Restaurant Week Charity Finalist of the week! SRW 2017 is just days away, and it’s time to plan your eating with breakfast, lunch, dinner and every snack in between at one of our great participating restaurants. Don’t forget to VOTE every time you eat! One of our deserving… More

2017 SRW Charity Profile: Starkville Young Life

Starkville Restaurant Week is less than a week away, and one of the things that makes this seven-day culinary showcase unique is having the opportunity to raise awareness about the three Charity Finalists, nominated by the community. Since the inception of Starkville Restaurant Week, Cadence Bank, our Gold Charity Sponsor, has generously provided $5000 to the local charity receiving… More

Drum Roll Please… Announcing our 2017 Starkville Restaurant Week Charity Finalists

Starkville Restaurant Week isn’t just about good eats. It’s about how good eats do good! For the fifth year, the Starkville Convention and Visitors Bureau is honored to raise awareness about local charities doing good work in our community through the Starkville Restaurant Week $5000 Charity Prize presented by Cadence Bank. Nominations from area residents this year included… More

Your Soup Course… SOUPer Bowl 2017 Welcomes TEN Local Restaurants

SOUPer Bowl 2017, our annual quest for who can produce the “hottest” soup course, is just a week away, and our taste buds are getting excited! Starkville Main Street is proud to announce that TEN of your favorite local restaurants will be competing in this year’s event with a variety of flavors on display. Participating… More

SOUPer Bowl Returns January 28: Call for Restaurant Entries

January chills are here, and the first event of our 2017 event season aims to warm you up! The annual SOUPer Bowl hosted by the Starkville Main Street Association will bring innovative fare from competing local restaurants on Saturday, January 28. This year’s event will be held 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Upstairs at Restaurant Tyler, and… More

Announcing our unWine Downtown Wine List and Shopping Lineup

Plans are shaping up for Friday’s return of unWINE Downtown, as we get geared up for SEC action in Mississippi’s College Town! This unWINE edition features 22 amazing shops throughout the greater Downtown area. We are very excited to include retailers from not only Main Street, but also Lampkin and Lafayette, University Drive, and College… More

Announcing our NIGHT MARKET Vendors!

Mississippi’s College Town is bringing a whole new meaning to Friday Night Lights this weekend a we kick off our 2016 New South Weekends series with a brand new event… NIGHT MARKET! Fire Station Park will take on a new and urban vibe, as the Starkville Main Street Association hosts an upscale street market complete with… More