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King Cotton Crawfish Boil Features Team Cooking Competition

Are you ready to SHOW YOUR TAILS? Plans for the 2nd Annual King Cotton Crawfish Boil are underway, and we are excited to share a new component to the spring crawfish celebration! The Boil has been scheduled for Friday, May 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Page Avenue in the Cotton District. The event will feature the inaugural King Cotton… More

Starkville Restaurant Week Culminates with Charity Awards

The 3rd annual Starkville Restaurant Week capped off a successful event yesterday with the presentation of $5000 to the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic, our grand prize charity winner. The check was presented to the clinic by Cadence Bank, SRW Presenting Sponsor, at a press conference held at the Cadence Bank Plaza on Main Street…. More

Breakfast: The UnSung Specialty of Starkville Restaurant Week

When we talk about restaurants in Starkville, lunch and dinner seem to get all the attention most of the time! It’s true. We know. The supposed most important meal of the day gets precious little love when we share specials and tasting menus, and Restaurant Week has been no different. Heading into the last weekend… More

It’s Easy Being Green During Starkville Restaurant Week… St. Patrick’s Day Faves

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! We hope you’re wearing green today to celebrate the luck of the Irish! Regardless, there will be no pinching when it comes to Starkville Restaurant Week, because our participating restaurants have concocted plenty of green selections to highlight the day. Whether it’s guac and chips from Taco Del Mar, or your… More

It’s Your Lucky Day… Restaurant Week Begins!

It may be Friday the 13th, but if you’re in Mississippi’s College Town today, that means it’s your LUCKY day! Starkville Restaurant Week (and a half) has begun this morning, and our participating restaurants are already serving up delicious breakfast, early morning jo’ and sweets to jumpstart your Friday. You can look forward to 10… More

Viewpoints: Brian Kelley on Why “Local” Matters So Much to Our Community

We’re starting a new series for Starkville Insider today… Viewpoints, an opportunity for us to share the unique perspectives of people who are impacting Starkville and Oktibbeha County in positive ways. With upcoming installments, we’ll be seeking out residents, business folks, leaders and other influencers to find out their views of the Starkville community — in their own words! Last month, we… More

Starkville Restaurant Week Participating Eateries Announced: The Best of Mississippi’s Good Eats… Do Good

Starkville Restaurant Week (and a half) kicks off on Friday, March 13, and we are proud to announce that over 30 restaurants will put their culinary offerings on display again in 2015.  For 10 days — March 13 – 22 — these great restaurants will let their good eats do good for our community as… More

Our Favorite Reds and Whites: unWINE Downtown Wine List and LookBook

We are getting very excited about unWINE Downtown coming up on Thursday, February 12! Scotty’s Wine and Spirits has helped us with another stellar selection of wines, and they’ll be served at some of your favorite Downtown shops. We asked a few of the participating stores to give us a preview of the “reds” and… More

SOUPer Bowl Champions Abound!

The New England Patriots became Super Bowl XLIX champions last night with the help from a few Mississippians, including some of our own MSU Bulldogs! But, the Patriots aren’t the only champions in our midst. Last week’s SOUPer Bowl, held at StaggerIn Sports Grill was the scene of another face-off of the delicious variety. A… More