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On the menu: Food inspection report for 4.24.15

The food inspector was busy in Lee County last week, visiting quite a few places. And everybody got A’s in the county.  There were two B’s, both in Corinth. There also was a C this week, in Calhoun City, at Nelson’s Soul Food & Grill. It was not in compliance because it didn’t have a […]

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Tupelo chef shares plans about The Skillet restaurant

Daily Journal Food Editor Ginna Parsons caught up with Tupelo chef David Leathers, who updated her on his plans for The Skillet restaurant at the corner of Clayton Avenue and West Jackson Street. If you haven’t had a chance to pick up today’s paper, here’s a link to the story on the Daily Journal’s website. What […]

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Blue Bell recalls all of its ice cream products

From the Associated Press: Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday night for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeria, a potentially deadly bacteria.  The company “cannot say with certainty” how the bacteria was introduced to its facilities, Blue […]

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On the menu: Food inspection report for 4/17/15

This week’s facility inspection report brings us a lot of schools, all of which made A’s. But there were two places getting C’s this week: Citgo Mart in Corinth and Subway in Aberdeen. • For Subway, the only violation was not having a certified manager. That’s a big no-no, and thus the C. • For […]

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On the menu: Food inspection report for 04.10.15

Not too many inspections in Tupelo and Lee County last week, but inspectors were out and about Northeast Mississippi.  There is one “C” to report, and that’s at Pizza Den in Oxford. There was only one violation – no certified manager when the inspector came  through. And it was a repeat violation. The state Department […]

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Brenda Tynes

Restaurant veteran opens Dark-n-Lovely’s Kitchen in Tupelo

Brenda Tynes has been a familiar face around the restaurant business in Tupelo. For the past 15 years, she’s been at O’Charley’s, but she recently opened her own restaurant, Dark-n-Lovely’s Kitchen at 2447 Eason Blvd., in Tupelo, across from Region III and Itawamba Community College.‘s Tupelo campus. It’s adjacent to the former Coley Equipment Company. […]

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On the menu: Food inspections report for 4/3/15

Looks like a mostly clean slate this week, with only a couple of B’s to report. One – The Nibble Nook in Amory – was a follow-up inspection to a C it received in an earlier inspection.  And there were no C’s this week. The report is a bit light, probably because it’s the week […]

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