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World Twinkie-Eating Championship coming back to Mississippi

We had the World Slugburger Eating Contest in Corinth earlier this summer, and now we’re getting the World Twinkie Eating Championship returning to  Tunica in a couple of week.. The returning champ is Joey Chestnut – yeah, the famous hot dog eating champ. He ate a record 121 Twinkies in six minutes last year.  Read on and […]

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MS Food Inspection

On the menu: Food inspections for 10.24.14

Here are the food inspection reports from the past two weeks (Oct. 10-14) for facilities around Northeast Mississippi. The state Department of Health regularly inspects restaurants and food facilities.  The facilities are graded from A to C. An “A” is the best. “C” is the equivalent of failing, but the inspection isn’t bad enough to […]

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JP’s Downtown opening today on Spring Street

JP’s Downtown is opening today, serving lunch from 10:30 to 2 p.m., according to its Facebook page. The restaurant is located at 316 N. Spring Street,  and bills itself as a steakhouse, seafood restaurant and pizza place. The location has been a restaurant several times over, including most recently Live from the Kitchen. It’s probably […]

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Work is still going on inside the restaurant to get it open in three weeks.

Super Hibachi Buffet looks to open Nov. 10

It’s been a couple of months since Biz Buzz last dropped in on the Super Hibachi Buffet going into the former Barnhill’s. The restaurant owners had planned to open this month, but more extensive work was needed – imagine that – to get it in shape to become a new restaurant. So, it looks like […]

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The former home of The Bakery, and most recently, Ole State Grill, will be the home of Gabriel

Gabriel’s on Gloster now open in Tupelo

Biz Buzz let you know about Tupelo’s newest restaurant – well, one of among several that have opened/will open soon – last month, and it’s now open. Gabriel’s on Gloster opened Monday, and two familiar names are working the kitchen: Pete Nicholson and Robert Samuelson. Here’s what we said about Gabriel’s in our earlier post: […]

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On the menus: Food inspections for 10.10.14

It’s been a bit hectic lately, but here are two weeks’ worth of inspections from around Northeast Mississippi. Bon appetit! The state Department of Health regularly inspects restaurants and food facilities.  The facilities are graded from A to C. An “A” is the best. “C” is the equivalent of failing, but the inspection isn’t bad enough […]

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Chili Fest

Volunteers needed for Friday’s Chili Fest in Tupelo

It’s the 15th annual Chili Fest Friday in Downtown Tupelo. But, as with any big event, volunteers are needed.  The event also serves as a fund raiser for the Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association. • Lunch will be served from 11 am. to 1:30 p.m. Jim Bean’s chili and fixin’s will be served while Matt Nolan provides […]

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