• Now Open: Butter & Bread Co.

    There’s an adorable little kitchen store that recently opened just off the Square called Butter & Bread Co. Owner Taylor Shaffett, born and raised in Clarksdale, Mississippi, says she’s been dreaming of this store for years and finally took the leap. Butter & Bread offers everything to make a kitchen and home look comfy and… [Continue Reading]

    Now Open: Butter & Bread Co.
  • Video Interview: Favorite Grove Food

    Eating Oxford intern Carter Hach conducted his first Man on The Street interview this past weekend during the first Ole Miss home game, asking the question, “What’s Your Favorite Ole Miss Grove Food?” to Rebel fan Randy Hope. See what Randy had to say, and keep an eye out for our roving cameras next time… [Continue Reading]

    Video Interview: Favorite Grove Food
  • Panera Sneak Peek

    EatingOxford.com was invited to a practice party today at the new Panera on Jackson Avenue, which is scheduled to open next Wednesday, September 17. I knew you’d want a peek into what the new restaurant looks like, so of course I snapped some photos for you…. Some of the things that stood out to me… [Continue Reading]

    Panera Sneak Peek
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Mississippi Food Events – September

Looking for something to do in Oxford and beyond? Fortunately, there's no shortage of events happening in the next few months throughout the state. I'm always perusing various sources for the latest food-related happenings, and now you can benefit from all of my research. Check out what's on the schedule for September and send along photos of yourself having fun (we may use your pic in a new project we're compiling!). Note: Click on each event name to find out more.... Fri./Sat. Sept. … [Read More...]

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The Story Behind the Newk’s Teal Cup

If you've been to Newk's lately, you've received a teal cup in place of the standard issue black one, and you may have wondered about the switch. At more than 70 Newk’s locations, the signature black cup has been replaced by a teal cup in recognition of Ovarian Cancer Awareness this September thanks to the efforts of Lori Newcomb. Lori, the wife of Newk’s Eatery co-founder and CEO Chris Newcomb, was diagnosed with stage IIIC ovarian cancer in early 2013, and in response, decided to … [Read More...]