NEWS on LIFE, WORK, & PLAY in Mississippi's College Town

Starkville Earns 67 Best of Mississippi Honors

If you haven’t had a chance to browse Mississippi Magazine’s 2017 “Best of Mississippi” reader-voted awards in the magazine’s July/August issue, you are in for a treat! We are so proud of the Starkville community for earning 67 honors! Starkville restaurants, retailers, businesses and happenings received 15 “Best of Mississippi” honors  and 52 “M-List” honors. The… More

Taco Tuesday with Two Brothers… Our 3rd stop through Mississippi’s Culinary Town

It’s Taco Tuesday, and we’re excited to share our next stop on Mississippi’s Culinary Town, our video series featuring the best of Starkville’s culinary community along with kid chef, Mark Coblentz, and local food critic, Jay Reed! Take a look at the guys’ adventure with Barton Dinkins, chef at Two Brothers Smoked Meats, and then… More

Starkville Restaurant Week Featured Review: Central Station Grill

Well, Jay Reed, local foodie and author of the Eats One Ate food blog, has had no shortage of delicious meal options during our 5th annual Starkville Restaurant Week. Earlier in the week, he visited City Bagel Cafe to offer a review of Italian nights, and launch our new video series, Mississippi’s Culinary Town, with local… More

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

Starkville Earns Over 70 Honors in Mississippi Magazine’s Annual Best of Mississippi Awards

Mississippi Magazine’s much-anticipated 2016 “Best of Mississippi” reader-voted awards published this week in the magazine’s July/August issue, and we are so proud of the Starkville community for earning a record-breaking 74 honors! Starkville restaurants, retailers, businesses and happenings received 17 “Best of Mississippi” honors  and 57 “M-List” honors. The awards are voted on each year by… 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

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