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Lancaster Farms Brings a Family Approach to Building Starkville’s Culinary Community

Since the inception of the award-winning Starkville Community Market, one of the weekly vendors locals and restaurants alike have come to rely on for fresh produce is Oktibbeha County's own Lancaster Farms. Whether it's providing fresh-picked goodness for local culinary events, faithfully … [Read more...]

STARKVILLE MAIN STREET HONORED AT MISSISSIPPI MAIN STREET ANNUAL MEETING AND AWARDS

The Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) celebrated achievements of Mississippi Main Street Communities at the 27th Annual Awards Luncheon in downtown Jackson on Thursday, June 16, 2016. The annual awards luncheon honors Main Street directors, board members and volunteers and recognizes the … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

Chef Ty Thames Hones His Role as Starkville’s Farm to Table Ambassador

Locals and visitors to Mississippi’s College Town know that Starkville’s authentic farm to table goodness needs no greater showcase than a table at Restaurant Tyler, Bin 612, or The Guest Room. Owner and executive chef, Ty Thames, has nurtured these unique restaurant concepts in Downtown Starkville … [Read 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 … [Read 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 … [Read more...]