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More about proposed The Skillet restaurant

If you haven’t heard,  a restaurant and offices will replace what has been an apartment building at the corner of West Jackson Street and Clayton Avenue in Tupelo (click here for the story). The Skillet is the name of the restaurant, the brainchild of  chef David Leathers.  From the story: Leathers sees casual dining with upscale food. … The restaurant […]

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Posted in Business news, Economic development, Food & Dining, New business, New restaurants, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo0 Comments

The former home of The Bakery, and most recently, Ole State Grill, will be the home of Gabriel's on Gloster.

Plate it up: Gabriel’s on Gloster to open next month

It’s been the location of several restaurants over the years, most recently Ole State Grill. Before that it was The Bakery. Now, the building at 7041 N. Gloster Street, Suite B is going to be the home of Gabriel’s on Gloster. Owner Ren Lawson  says the restaurant will serve “upscale pub food with Southern flair.” […]

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Posted in Business news, Drive-by Photos, Food & Dining, New business, New restaurants, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo0 Comments

On the menu: Food inspections for week ending 9.12.14

On the menu: Food inspections for week ending 9.12.14

The state Department of Health regularly inspects restaurants and food facilities.  The facilities are graded from A, B or C. An “A” is the best. “C” is the equivalent of failing, but the inspection isn’t bad enough to merit closure of the restaurant. Corrections are often done on site. Following a C report, a followup inspection […]

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Downtown Tupelo Restaurant Week to be held Sept. 8-13

Next week is Downtown Restaurant Week in Tupelo. Downtown Tupelo is working with downtown restaurants for 2014 Downtown Restaurant Week, Sept. 8 – 13. Participating downtown restaurants will offer various types of specials during breakfast, lunch and dinner. Downtown restaurants will be offering specials such as fixed price menus, discounted menu items and new restaurant features. […]

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Posted in Business news, Downtown Tupelo, Fairpark District, Food & Dining, Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo0 Comments

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Wingstop ‘pumped up and ready to go’ for reopening today

After nearly a month of making a few repairs and other fixes, Wingstop in Tupelo reopens today at 11 a.m.. “We’re pumped up and ready to go,” said owner Tanner Berryhill. After opening June 11, Wingstop closed temporarily last month, citing construction issues. A sign posted on the door after it closed said, “it is […]

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BEER 3982 JOBS

Beer puts people to work, industry study shows

A new analysis from the Beer Institute shows that for every job inside a brewery, another 45 jobs are supported outside of the brewery. These jobs include farmers to factory workers, and truck drivers to tavern owners. “Today we toast to the industry’s 2 million men and women who make it possible for Americans to enjoy their favorite […]

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Off the menu: Arby’s now selling $10 “Meat Mountain”

From the Washington Post comes this story about a new item from Arby’s  that came about not from design, but by circumstance. Arby’s made a poster showing a tall stack of every meat on the menu to show people the restaurant serves more than roast beef. Then people started asking for it. Highlights from the story: […]

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