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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

Starkville Restaurant Week Feature Restaurant: CENTRAL STATION GRILL

The Quick Bite: The Restaurant: Central Station Grill The Executive Chef: Leon Jefferson The Dishes: Appetizer — Double-Battered Fried Okra with Chipotle Ranch Sauce Salad: Crawfish Caprese Entrees — Pesto Crusted Catfish on Almond Basmati Rice Pilaf, with Roasted Red Pepper Remoulade, and Broccoli/Mushroom/Andouille Stir Fry Springtime Shrimp Primavera Farfalle Desserts — New York Style Cheesecake with Bourbon Pecan Glaze Salted Caramel… More

Starkville Restaurant Week Feature Review: RESTAURANT TYLER

The Quick Bite: The Restaurant: Restaurant Tyler The Executive Chef: Tyler Thames The Chef de Cuisine: John Fitzgerald The Pastry Chef: Claudia “Bery” Gordon The Dishes: Soup — Beet Bisque with Goat Cheese and Balsamic Reduction Appetizers — Duck Boudin BBQ Okra Brunch — Omelet Sandwich French Toast Sandwich Entree — Ribeye Steak with Cave-Aged Blue Cheese Desserts — Stuffed Pancake… More

Starkville Restaurant Week Feature Restaurant Review: THE CAMPHOUSE

The Quick Bite: The Restaurant:  The CampHouse The Chef Team:  Everette Hill Jordan Hartley The Parfait Maven: Leslie “L.J.” Jennies The Dishes: The J-Hon Salad Patty Melt with Seasoned Fries BBQ Pork Mac-n-Cheese S’mores Cheesecake Parfait The Details: For much of my life I have heard friends talk about going to “the camphouse.”  There is… More

Starkville Restaurant Week Feature Restaurant Review: BIN 612

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… More