Friday, November 24, 2017

Arts & Entertainment

On Cooking Southern: Let’s Celebrate Our Foreign Food Roots

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Sweet as pie: A descriptive term referring to a person with a pleasant nature. A high compliment when conferred by a...

Oxford Maker’s Market Features Small Businesses on Saturday

The next Oxford Maker's Market takes place from 10 am.-4 p.m., Saturday, November 25, on the Courthouse lawn. Organizers describe the event as a special...

“The Heart of Ole Miss”: There’s More to the Poem Than Just Those Few...

The man who penned “The Heart of Ole Miss,” the beloved and oft-quoted poem about the University of Mississippi, initially thought so little of...

Review: “Ole Miss Business” Revels in Juicy Tales of Outsized Personalities

Book Review: Ole Miss Business: The First 100 Years. Nautilus Publishing. 196 pages. $45.95. When the University of Mississippi’s School of Commerce opened in 1917, the First...

Review: “Dispatches from the Pacific” Tells Robert Sherrod’s Story “Outstandingly Well”

“Dispatches from the Pacific: The World War II Reporting of Robert L. Sherrod.” By Ray E. Boomhower. Indiana University Press. 242 pages. $24.00. “It looks...

How to Talk Southern: The Can-Do Spirit of the Deep South

We southerners talk funny—not funny odd, but funny ha-ha. At least, that’s how we see it. God gave us a dry sense of humor,...

Deep-Run Roots: Q&A with Delta Magazine’s Scott Coopwood

What do you find to be the most challenging aspect of producing a quality magazine? Trying to outdo ourselves with every new edition! Every edition...

Review: Thacker 564 Serves Southern-Style Sliders Worthy of a Sultan

  Oxford chef/restaurateurs Michelle Rounsaville and Trey Bridgers didn’t set out to reinvent the sandwich, but once you’ve tried Thacker 564, their new eatery at...

Dwayne Ingraham Shares How South Helped Him Win “Best Baker in America” (With Video)

When Oxford chef Dwayne Ingraham brought home the title of "Best Baker in America" earlier this month and won $25,000 in the Food Network...
Thacker 564 soft opening

Facebook Users Raving About New Restaurant, Thacker 564

Within just two weeks of its soft opening, Thacker 564, the new restaurant co-owned by Oxford chef and restaurateur Michelle Rounsaville and chef Trey...