Eating Oxford

In the News: Mississippi Chefs Host Protest Dinner in NYC

According to an article published in The New York Times on Monday, Oxford chef John Currence and other prominent southern chefs are hosing a...
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New Restaurant Grit Set to Open This May in Taylor, Mississippi

Angie Sicurezza and Nick Reppond are veterans of the Oxford restaurant scene. Having cooked and run restaurants for others in Oxford and around...

Southern Living Names Oxford “Best Food Town” in the South

Oxford has been named the Best Food Town in the South by readers of Southern Living, edging out destinations like Key West, Florida, and...

Living Foods: Organic Café, Market Offering Local, Organic Products in Oxford

Local Oxford resident Melody Sharp opened Living Foods: Organic Café and Market last year. Taking advantage of a growing trend that involves healthy options,...

The Graduate Hotel’s Unexpected Guests

The smell of espresso from the coffee shop, Cabin 82, pours into the lobby when you enter the Graduate. Students fell head over heels for...

Soup’s On: Old Venice Crab and Crawfish Chowder

Old Venice is famous for its hearty pizzas and sandwiches, but perhaps unsung is its incredibly flavorful Caesar salad, which is available in a...

Mary Donnelly Haskell Shares Cornbread Dressing Recipe on “The Good Life With Grant”

In this installment of Newswatch Ole Miss' "The Good Life with Grant," singer-actress Mary Donnelly Haskell shares her recipe for the perfect Southern cornbread...

EatingOxford: Restaurants We Lost in 2016

In light of the disappointing news of Shelter on Van Buren’s sudden closure, I started thinking about the other food and restaurant hangouts we...

On Cooking Southern: Hooray, Time to Kick Off Another Tailgating Season

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Like white on rice: Expression of undetermined but much speculated-upon American Southern origin, where rice has been grown for 400 years...

On Cooking Southern: May the Luck of the Irish Be with Us

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK My ice is getting dry: A typically Southern descriptive way of simultaneously making a statement of fact and implying that the...