Update: Blind Pig Flowing Freely

Update: Blind Pig Flowing Freely

Blind Pig Pub & Deli Owner Jim Moore tells us he just got the word that the brief hiccup in alcohol sales at the downtown establishment is over; the lapsed license is back in effect. Beer, wine, and cocktails are again flowing, meaning that during the Double Decker Arts Festival, the Pig, located in close […]

April 24, 2014 with 0 Comments
Snackbar Introduces Spring 2014 Menu

Snackbar Introduces Spring 2014 Menu

Chef John Currence is always updating his innovative menu at Oxford’s Snackbar! Here is a sneak peak at their spring 2014 dinner menu!

April 23, 2014 with 0 Comments
Double Decker Food Vendor Profile: Taqueria El Milagro

Double Decker Food Vendor Profile: Taqueria El Milagro

Taqueria El Milagro is a standout in the standoff of 10 or so Mexican restaurants that place Oxford dead center of the national trend that has seen Latin food and beverage become numero uno –– north and south of the border. Located on the corner of West Jackson Avenue and Hathorn Road, the fun, colorful […]

April 23, 2014 with 0 Comments
Lamar Lounge Root Beer Float Among Top Oxford Desserts

Lamar Lounge Root Beer Float Among Top Oxford Desserts

Whether you’ve just enjoyed a nice meal on the square or spent a long day shopping with friends, Oxford has lots of sweet treats for you to enjoy. After enjoying a smoked turkey sandwich at Lamar Lounge, order a cold root beer float. The large glass of sweet vanilla ice cream drowned in foamy root […]

April 23, 2014 with 0 Comments
Blind Pig Alcohol Hiccup Only Temporary

Blind Pig Alcohol Hiccup Only Temporary

If you’ve stopped by the Blind Pig this week craving your favorite beer—or to discover a new one—and couldn’t get a pint, there’s a perfectly good reason, but fret not: the dry taps will be wet again very soon. The beloved Oxford pub, known for its savory sandwiches and ever-rotating selection of local beers and…

April 22, 2014 with 0 Comments
Salad Days, Part 2: Still Shrimpin’

Salad Days, Part 2: Still Shrimpin’

    It’s so encouraging to see shrimp in their natural habitat: on top of lettuce. Proud Larrys’ has a good shrimp salad, and so does Ajax Diner. For Pop’s Shrimp Salad, Ajax drops some boiled shrimp amongst fresh greens, pepperoncini peppers, feta, and and cherry tomatoes, then tosses it all in housemade…

April 21, 2014 with 0 Comments
Tribecca Allie Cafe Wins First SEC Pizza Championship

Tribecca Allie Cafe Wins First SEC Pizza Championship

Tribecca Allie Café of Sardis, MS won the first annual SEC Pizza Championship held in Oxford, Mississippi during the annual Oxford Craft Beer and Food Festival. Six pizzerias competed from SEC towns. Damian “Dutch” Vanoostendorp, owner of Tribecca Allie Café competed with his specialty wood-fired pizza including ricotta cream,…

April 21, 2014 with 0 Comments
Olive Oil, Part 4: Where to Find the Good Stuff

Olive Oil, Part 4: Where to Find the Good Stuff

By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com In this four-part series, food writer Laurie Triplette will focus on demystifying olive oil, which has been a darling of the American food world for years. Triplette claims that the world of olive oil contains as many mysteries as most Southern families hide in our gene pools.  Click on the…

April 18, 2014 with 0 Comments
Louisiana Rub Down Opening Offers Hospitality, Cajun Food

Louisiana Rub Down Opening Offers Hospitality, Cajun Food

Dear HottyToddy.com readers who love down-home native, southern food, Today, I covered the ribbon cutting at a new restaurant called Louisiana Rub Down, located on Highway 30 in Oxford, and the service and food both exceeded all of my expectations. When I arrived, the parking lot was full of people standing around waiting for the…

April 17, 2014 with 0 Comments
Olive Oil, Part 3: Is it Really Good for Us?

Olive Oil, Part 3: Is it Really Good for Us?

By Laurie Triplette ldtriplette@aol.com In this four-part series, food writer Laurie Triplette will focus on demystifying olive oil, which has been a darling of the American food world for years. Triplette claims that the world of olive oil contains as many mysteries as most Southern families hide in our gene pools. The author thanks…

April 17, 2014 with 0 Comments
Salad Days, Part 1: Keep Your Shrimp Hand Strong

Salad Days, Part 1: Keep Your Shrimp Hand Strong

In an effort to eat better (i.e., not constantly cram mayo-laden bacon cheeseburgers and fries down the hatch at every opportunity), I’ve tried to actually order a salad periodically. This is no small feat. Luckily, Oxford restaurants have some appetizing options. Today, my shrimp sense was tingling at Proud Larrys’. Their…

April 17, 2014 with 0 Comments
Lamar Lounge Movie Night Schedule Announced

Lamar Lounge Movie Night Schedule Announced

What better place to watch a movie than the local bar? Every Monday night, Lamar Lounge hosts movie night, complete with special cocktail and free popcorn! Movies begin at 9:30 p.m. and the lineup looks pretty awesome, in our opinion. Below are movie schedules for April and May 2014.

April 17, 2014 with 0 Comments