What’s New on the Menu at Big Bad Breakfast?

What’s New on the Menu at Big Bad Breakfast?

Big Bad Breakfast has added some new items to their menu and General Manager, Jill Stevens said they are fast becoming customer favorites. “Our ‘new’ menu features all of your old BBB favorites with a couple of new additions,” Stevens said. “We’ve changed our format to follow suit with our new Birmingham location…

December 17, 2014 with 0 Comments
Oxford Restaurant Week Encourages People to Eat Out to Help Out

Oxford Restaurant Week Encourages People to Eat Out to Help Out

Oxford is known for having some of the best food in the state, the South and probably the country, and eating that delicious food will also help give back to the community. Oxford Restaurant Week presented by Sysco will kick off on Sunday, Jan. 25 through Saturday, Jan. 31. Each time you dine at a […]

December 16, 2014 with 2 Comments
Give Gift of Flavor from City Grocery Restaurant Group & Main Event

Give Gift of Flavor from City Grocery Restaurant Group & Main Event

The Main Event is offering holiday gift boxes of all different sizes with popular items from each restaurant in the City Grocery Group. Boxes range in size from stocking stuffers to deluxe gift boxes. Kat Crawford is an intern at The Main Event and said all the gift boxes are filled with some of the […]

December 15, 2014 with 0 Comments
On Cooking Southern: Dressing and Roasting a Duck

On Cooking Southern: Dressing and Roasting a Duck

By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com Southernism of the Week: Like a duck on a junebug:  Attracted so strongly a person is gonna get right onto it physically or literally and ASAP. One of many duck-related American expressions and idioms. I WAS A LUCKY DUCK AND MY SITUATION WAS JUST DUCKY! How many squeamish East Memphis girls does…

December 15, 2014 with 0 Comments
Salad Days, Part 6: Bouré’s Southwest Fried Chicken Salad

Salad Days, Part 6: Bouré’s Southwest Fried Chicken Salad

Yep, I’m still claiming I sometimes eat healthy. I suppose that claim today is stretched as thin as Stretch Armstrong’s arms pulled to their limits by two kids hopped up on Pop Rocks. As I have written here before, I have attempted to mill about town like Peter Rabbit in Mr. McGregor’s garden, looking for salads…

December 11, 2014 with 0 Comments
Jim ‘N Nick’s Founder, Wife Make Major Gift to Southern Foodways Alliance

Jim ‘N Nick’s Founder, Wife Make Major Gift to Southern Foodways Alliance

Nick and Suzanne Pihakis of Birmingham, Alabama, have made a transformative gift to endow the Pihakis Foodways Documentary Fellow, a filmmaking and teaching position at the University of Mississippi and its Southern Foodways Alliance. Thanks to their generosity, stories of the South’s diverse food cultures will be filmed and produced…

December 11, 2014 with 0 Comments
Salad Days, Part 5: The Refreshing Soulshine Caesar

Salad Days, Part 5: The Refreshing Soulshine Caesar

Whoa, I have certainly strayed off course. Earlier this year, I embarked upon a quest for good salads in town, to try to improve my eating habits. I checked out Proud Larry’s Shrimp Salad, the Ajax Salad and Pop’s Shrimp Salad at Ajax Diner, and a salad at Oxford Canteen. Since then, I have fallen off the lettuce

December 10, 2014 with 0 Comments
Poppa’s Has Great Egg Bowl Gifts for Rebel Nation

Poppa’s Has Great Egg Bowl Gifts for Rebel Nation

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift to commemorate the big Egg Bowl win? Poppa’s Wine and Spirits in the Galleria shopping center on Jackson Avenue has a great specialty bottle of Gentleman Jack in honor of the Rebels’ Egg Bowl victory. The friendly folks at Poppa’s can also engrave any other glass bottle for a…

December 8, 2014 with 0 Comments
Unique, Delicious Mugg Cakes Come to Oxford

Unique, Delicious Mugg Cakes Come to Oxford

Listen up, Oxonians — cupcakes are now up for grabs. Owner and innovator Karri Brown started her cupcake business in St. Louis, Missouri, before moving here to Oxford. She specializes in her “mugg cakes,” where she puts a cupcake inside a coffee mug. Brown first started baking professionally in 2011 and she said, “When people…

December 5, 2014 with 0 Comments
On Cooking Southern: Chicken and Dumplings

On Cooking Southern: Chicken and Dumplings

By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com Southernism of the Week:  Fat, dumb and happy: What we become in a tryptophan stupor after consuming a hefty Thanksgiving meal and turkey leftovers. A nice state of being during which we forget our sorrows and recent failures …for a while. CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS — BACK TO NO-NONSENSE…

December 4, 2014 with 0 Comments
Central BBQ Food Truck at HottyToddy.com Parking Lot Saturday

Central BBQ Food Truck at HottyToddy.com Parking Lot Saturday

Memphis’ nationally recognized Central BBQ is partnering with HottyToddy.com and will have its food truck Saturday in the HottyToddy.com parking lot, just feet from the Grove and the Vaught. “We have been consistently recognized as the best Bar-B-Q in Memphis by local media and often by national media,” said Mark…

November 28, 2014 with 0 Comments
50-Year-Old Oxford Business Looking to Sell Building or Close Doors Forever

50-Year-Old Oxford Business Looking to Sell Building or Close Doors Forever

For a lot of people in Oxford, when they hear the word pizza they automatically think of Pizza Den, grabbing a muffuletta, pizza or stromboli for lunch and if the weather is nice, sitting on the restaurant’s back patio to enjoy it. Robert Whitaker, or Pizza Bob as he was affectionately known, started the restaurant […]

November 28, 2014 with 0 Comments