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On the menu 7/31/15: All-A honor roll for all but one

We’re back again for this week’s facility inspection report, and  to pay tribute to school starting back up next week, we’re happy to report that it was an almost All-A honor roll showing. There were no “B’s” handed out, but there was one “C.” That goes to Vowell’s Market Place in Starkville, which has previously […]

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Update: Neon Pig aiming for Final Four top burger

Neon Pig’s Smash Burger sailed easily into the elite eight of Thrillist.com’s  “America’s Best Burger” contest, but early voting on Friday shows it could be in a fight to get to the final four. Voting ends midnight Sunday, and the Smash Burger is up against the burger from Parlour’s Burger in Minneapolis. So, you know […]

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Neon Pig Smash Burger in sweet 16; voting continues

Biz Buzz has been on vacation and just go back, but we did get a chance to post earlier in the week about the Neon Pig Cafe getting its Smash Burger named one of the Top 33 in the country but Thrillist.com And in the vote for  America’s best burger, the Neon Pig is rolling along […]

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Neon Pig’s Smash burger named one of country’s top 33 burgers

Thrillist.com, which earlier this year named Neon Pig‘s Smash burger the best burger in Mississippi, has named it one of the 33 best IN THE COUNTRY.  Click here for a link to the full story. And  now you can have it named the best in the country, by clicking on this link. Votes must be in by […]

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Inspection reports 07.24.15: A (relatively) clean bill of health

Breathe a sigh of relief this week, folks, as nobody got a “C” on an inspection report this week. One of those “C” restaurants from last week’s report, Great Wall in Starkville, got a “B” on a follow-up inspection this time. As a reminder, even if a facility scores perfectly on a follow-up visit, the highest […]

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Panda Express slated to open in Tupelo in mid-October

Work has moved along nicely at the Panda Express site on North Gloster Street in Tupelo, and the restaurant could be open in a couple of months. The company said today its tentative plans are to open in mid-October, “but the date may change.” Panda hires 12 – 15 people for its restaurants, and  applicants can visit the company […]

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Krumbs Homestyle Cooking pushes opening back a week

Krumbs Homestyle Cooking had originally planned to open in downtown Tupelo today, but owners Carl and Alexis Johnson are going to wait another week.. “We wanted to ensure we opened correctly and pushed the date to the 28th,” Carl said. Here’s a link to the story we had about the restaurant from a couple of weeks […]

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