Shark Bite Update: Two Hungry Law Students in Search of Oxford’s Best Burger

By Wes Brown and Charles Matranga Hottytoddy.com contributors sharkbiteoxford@gmail.com Over the past year, we have reviewed the food at a variety of restaurants to answer the following...

5 Local Spots to Snag a Festive King Cake

By Sierra Whitten Hottytoddy.com intern sbwhitte@go.olemiss.edu When a certain green, purple, and gold sweet bread makes its way to Oxford, it can only symbolize one thing. Mardi...

‘New’ Ole Coop a Resurgence of Once-Loved Coop DeVille

*Story Update: Ole Coop was not able to open Tuesday, Jan. 27. The owner said the wing and sandwich restaurant should open at 4...

SharkBite: A Definitive Ranking of Oxford’s Best Pizza

By Charles Matranga and Wes Brown Contributors to Hottytoddy.com sharkbiteoxford@gmail.com This past semester has been quite the adventure. We have gotten an overwhelming amount of support from...

‘A Calling’ Inspires Rave Coffee House Owners to Invest in Water Valley

By Anna Grace Usery Editor-in-Chief anna.grace.usery@hottytoddy.com After growing up in the rural town of Water Valley, Shelly Hood never dreamed of coming back. That is, until a...

Local Italian Eatery Gains National Magazine Recognition

By McKinley Booth and Trip Crawford Hottytoddy.com interns lmbooth@go.olemiss.edu; rhcrawf1@go.olemiss.edu One local Italian eatery recently received national recognition by the way of Garden & Gun magazine. Local...

My Michelle’s New Location Offers Dine-In Lunch, Grab-and-Go Items

By Shelley Locke and Lindsey Morgan Coughlin Hottytoddy.com interns smlocke@go.olemiss.edu; lmcoughl@go.olemiss.edu Oxford native and local business owner Michelle Rounsaville recently took the opportunity to open a...

Square’s Newest Tapas Joint “The Sipp” Offers Fine Wines, Cheeses

By Megan Pipech and Emma Carney Hottytoddy.com interns mcpipech@go.olemiss.edu; emcarney@go.olemiss.edu The Sipp on South Lamar is the newest Square gathering spot to grab a cocktail and...

The Growler Offers Hand-Crafted Experience to Oxford Beer and Whiskey Drinkers

By Anna Grace Bolen and Brooklyn McHugh Hottytoddy.com interns agbolen@go.olemiss.edu; bqmchugh@go.olemiss.edu Located across from the Lafayette County Chancery Building is a small beer haven where the beer...

Shark Bite: Reviews of Pizza Den, 6 ‘N Tubbs Pizza

By Wes Brown, Charles Matranga Hottytoddy.com contributors sharkbiteoxford@gmail.com Before we get into this week’s reviews, make sure you are following us on social media @SharkBiteOxford! Next week...

Local BBQ Sauce Entrepreneurs Combine Mississippi Delta, Arkansas Influences

By Gentry Barton Hottytoddy.com intern gebarton@go.olemiss.edu What began as a family recipe for “table sauce” quickly transformed into a small and flourishing local barbecue sauce company. Owners of...

Shark Bite: Reviews of Soulshine, Lost Pizza

By Wes Brown, Charles Matranga Hottytoddy.com contributors sharkbiteoxford@gmail.com Soulshine Overall: 8.6 Price: large for $16 After we walked through the door of Soulshine and introduced ourselves, the manager said: “We’ve...

Chicory Market Owners Cultivate Welcoming Atmosphere for Shoppers

By Makayla Steede Journalism Student mgsteede@go.olemiss.edu John Martin stands behind the counter of Chicory Market. Tall, thin and wearing black-framed glasses and an easy smile, he pours...

Shark Bite: Reviews of Volta, TriBecca Allie Pizza

By Wes Brown, Charles Matranga Hottytoddy.com contributors sharkbiteoxford@gmail.com TriBecca Allie Overall: 8.5 Price: $13.50 for a large pizza   After getting such a high volume of feedback from our readers, we...

Shark Bite: Reviews of Southern Craft Stove + Tap, Proud Larry’s Pizza

By Wes Brown, Charles Matranga Hottytoddy.com contributors sharkbiteoxford@gmail.com Proud Larry’s Overall: 6.2 Price: $22, 14-inch pizza While the Miami Dolphins were “Tanking for Tua” on Monday Night Football, the...