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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

Breaking New Ground with Bountiful Harvest Farms

The Saturday season of the Starkville Community Market comes to a close this weekend after a wonderful summer filled with fresh vegetables, fruits, meats and hand-crafted foods produced by local farmers and food artisans. During each Market season, the community continues to build relationships with new and long-time farmers who have helped grow the Market… 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 Visitors Bureau for two events showcasing the tastes of… 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 with a commitment to honest cuisine that’s rooted in the deep… More

Drumroll, please… Announcing our Starkville Restaurant Week Charity Finalists

Starkville Restaurant Week isn’t just about good eats. It’s about how good eats do good! A major component of our annual week-long showcase of the culinary scene in Mississippi’s College Town is the presentation of a $5000 grand prize to one deserving local charity. The Starkville Convention & Visitors Bureau is honored to highlight the work of non-profit… More