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On the menu 3/27/15: Mostly good report card, with one C

This week’s food inspection/facility report was mostly filled with A’s. A good thing, since schools seem to have been the focus for inspectors in the past week.  Only one C this week, going to Denny’s in Starkville. It  got the score  for two violations: not having proper hot holding temperature for food and not having proper […]

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A Vanelli’s update, plus news on Krispy Kreme

We bring you two pieces of information we think many of you will be interested in: Krispy Kreme and Vanelli’s in Tupelo.  • First, Vanelli’s: We had a quick conversation this week with voz, and he said he’s still mulling his choices. The biggest factor going into his decision is making sure he does it […]

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AC’s Coffee soft opening under way at Midtown Pointe

Last month we told you about AC’s Coffee of New Albany opening in Midtown Pointe (the former Gloster Creek Village) in Tupelo. We’re happy to report it is now open in the food court of the center. Well, call it a soft-opening, as all the needed items haven’t quite made it to the store yet. […]

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On the menu for 03.20.15: The good, the bad, the ugly

Sorry we missed last week’s posting of the inspections, as we were out on Spring Break. But we did put together the past two weeks’ worth of scores for your viewing pleasure today. This week, we have three Northeast Mississippi restaurants that received “C” scores; it seems Burger King in Pontotoc had a few, um, […]

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Bim Bam Burgers & Wings will open in the former Atlanta Bread Company building near Crosstown in Tupelo.

Bim Bam Burgers & Wings hopes to open in Tupelo by May 2

Bim Bam Burgers & Wings, which is moving into the former Atlanta Bread Company building on South Gloster Street in Tupelo, could be open in time for the much-anticipated and epic Mayweather-Pacquiao fight on May 2. That, according to Bim Bam owner Tony Barragan, who was meeting with a city inspector earlier today. He’s received a temporary […]

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Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe in Tupelo to get local ownership, open in May

In November, we told you about Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe eyeing a spot in Tupelo to open.  Specifically, plans showed it going in the space between Five Guys and Sports Clips in the Kings Crossing shopping center. Well, it’s now official, Taziki’s is indeed coming, and it’s going to have some local ownership. Zell Long – who heads […]

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On the menu 03.06.15: Five restaurants get “C” grades

This week’s report covers inspections made Feb. 20-March 6. And it shows there were five restaurants with “C” scores. Remember a “C” doesn’t necessarily mean a restaurant “failed” or has to be closed, but it does mean an inspector found one or more critical violations. • IHOP in Tupelo had two violations. It was not […]

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