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Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken Tops America’s Best Fried Chicken Spots

Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken Tops America’s Best Fried Chicken Spots

“It’s a great honor that they thought to include us,” general manager of Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken in Oxford Brad Whiteside said. “It’s a huge thrill,” on coming in at the number one spot for America’s 50 best fried chicken spots. The first generation of Gus’s World Famous…

March 27, 2015 with 2 Comments
Upping the Ante on Your Summer Cookout with Outdoor Kitchens

Upping the Ante on Your Summer Cookout with Outdoor Kitchens

For decades, kitchens have become the main core behind family interactions. When it comes to my husband and I, our kitchen is the undisputed heart of our home — we thoroughly enjoy cooking together. It’s a time when we get to be together outside of our busy lives and do something we both have a […]

March 27, 2015 with 0 Comments
Oxford’s Cups Espresso Café Gives Back to Locals

Oxford’s Cups Espresso Café Gives Back to Locals

Started in 1993 by two avid coffee lovers, Janice and Dennis Cameron, Cups Espresso Café hit the fan, but in a good way. The couple opened up their first spot in the Fondren neighborhood in the heart of Jackson. Many requests were made to open up more stores in the Jackson area. Lee and Teri […]

March 27, 2015 with 0 Comments
How to Eat Good in the Mississippi Delta

How to Eat Good in the Mississippi Delta

With all eyes on the Mississippi Delta as the 12th annual Juke Joint Festival prepares to get underway, many people travel to the Delta a few days earlier to explore the rich cultural history of the area, to experience the friendliness of its citizens and to eat some of the best food around anywhere. There […]

March 26, 2015 with 0 Comments
Food Frenzy: Snackbar and Lamar Lounge Pop-Ups This Weekend

Food Frenzy: Snackbar and Lamar Lounge Pop-Ups This Weekend

Eats, sweets, and a musical treat — Oxford restaurants Snackbar and Lamar Lounge are hosting two pop-up events. This Thursday night, March 26, Snackbar is introducing Big Bad Late Night, and Friday night, Lamar Lounge is putting on a cook-off between chef John Currence and chef Sean Brock. One of Oxford’s many great restaurants is…

March 26, 2015 with 0 Comments
Cleansing into Summer: Why Detoxing is Good for You

Cleansing into Summer: Why Detoxing is Good for You

Summer is fast approaching with one issue weighing on many people’s minds, “Will I be able to fit into last year’s bikinis or swim trunks?” With the availability of plentiful organic fruits and vegetables, now is the best time to get your detox on. To detox is to “abstain from or rid the body of […]

March 26, 2015 with 0 Comments
Panera Bread Co. Gives Students New Study Spot

Panera Bread Co. Gives Students New Study Spot

Students and residents of the Oxford community have flocked to the recently opened study destination and café bakery, Panera Bread. Located on West Jackson Avenue, the café coffee house opened approximately six months ago, catering to primarily students but also equipped with a drive-thru for those in need of a healthier quick food…

March 26, 2015 with 0 Comments
HottyToddy Tailgate: Crescent Rolls 5 Ways

HottyToddy Tailgate: Crescent Rolls 5 Ways

Pillsbury Crescent Rolls come in a very familiar canister with the little Doughboy on them, it’s very hard not to recognize the canister.  They cook quickly and are versatile.  Cook them the traditional way or unroll them and stuff the dough full of tasteful ingredients and show off your ‘iron chef’ skills the next…

March 26, 2015 with 1 Comment
Triplette: Fun Facts about Eggs

Triplette: Fun Facts about Eggs

The fresher the egg, the milkier-looking the egg white, which becomes more clear and runny as the egg ages. Smaller eggs tend to hold together better and the yolks don’t stream in a frying pan. The fresher the egg, the more difficult it is to peel because the two layers of membrane are more tightly […]

March 24, 2015 with 0 Comments
On Cooking Southern: No ‘Cheep’ Shots Here, Just a Few Good Eggs

On Cooking Southern: No ‘Cheep’ Shots Here, Just a Few Good Eggs

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Be sweet: A sexist admonition to curb one’s attitude and what’s coming out of one’s mouth. Usually said sternly to female Southerners of any age, meaning “dial back the estrogen” and “pull in the claws.” The male equivalent is “tone down the testosterone” or “dial it back.” EGGSTRA EGGSTRA!…

March 24, 2015 with 0 Comments
Snackbar’s Chef Vishwesh Bhatt Named Finalist for James Beard Best Chef South

Snackbar’s Chef Vishwesh Bhatt Named Finalist for James Beard Best Chef South

The five eateries and one catering company that make up City Grocery Group is often known for John Currence, but the chefs he hires to oversee his restaurants are on par with the James Beard Award-winner. Snackbar’s Chef Vishwesh Bhatt was named one of five finalists for the James Beard Foundation’s Best Chef South. Other…

March 24, 2015 with 0 Comments
Mesquite Chop House Restaurant Opening on the Square in June

Mesquite Chop House Restaurant Opening on the Square in June

Oxford’s steak scene is about to get a lot more interesting with the upcoming opening of Mesquite Chop House. Missy and Rusty Hensley, owners, are ecstatic about bringing a new flavorful steakhouse to Oxford this summer. Missy and Rusty Hensley both attended the University of Mississippi. Missy, a native of Memphis, graduated from…

March 23, 2015 with 6 Comments