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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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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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Inspection reports: Fourth time is NOT the charm at Ryan’s

We’re back with a two-week supply of food inspection reports, and many restaurants in Northeast Mississippi passed with flying colors. But three restaurants – one of which y’all are quite familiar with – didn’t do so well, getting slapped with ‘C’ scores. Remember that C’s are the equivalent of failing, but it doesn’t mean that a […]

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Krumbs Homestyle Cooking opening in downtown Tupelo

Going into the former St. Jean’s Bakery & Cafe is Krumbs Homestyle Cooking. It’ll open July 21 if all goes according to plan. The restaurant is profiled in today’s Daily Journal. Here are the highlights: Carl Johnson is from Michigan, and his wife, Alexis, is from North Carolina. But with years of restaurant experience between […]

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On the menu 7/3/15 – A first: same restaurant, same score

We’ve been listing restaurant scores for about three years now, but as far as I can remember, this is the first time an establishment has received back-t0-back “C’s.” Not meaning to pick on them, but Sharry’s Kitchen in Oxford got a C for seven violations – which were corrected on site – on June 22. […]

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