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The noodle bar isn't really a bar, but there are several tables and chairs to seat diners

U & Me Asian Grocery moving; noodle bar opening soon

U & Me Asian Grocery in Tupelo is moving into a bigger space just a few doors down from where it is now on South Gloster Street. The store, which opened last May at 620 S. Gloster (it’s the strip center across from Woody’s), is moving into the former Rebel Package Store at the end […]

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Panda Express looks to build restaurant in Tupelo

Another new restaurant is coming to Tupelo, and it’s Panda Express, the fast-casual Chinese food chain with some 1,800 locations int the U.S. Puerto Rico, Guam, Canada, Mexico, Dubai and South Korea. Plans show the restaurant will be on the lot south of the entrance to The Shops at Barnes Crossing (which houses Bed Bath & Beyond, Dickey’s Barbecue, Dollar Tree, […]

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Chipotle to open in New Albany? Not so fast, my friend …

According to a Craigslist posting, Chipotle  – yes, that Chipotle – plans to open its first Mississippi location in New Albany later this year or early next year. But don’t get too happy yet. Call me skeptical, but New Albany? Nothing against that great town, but it doesn’t seem to me the right market for the Chiptole to […]

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Food inspections report 1/2/15: So, been wondering about Ryan’s?

There’s been some interest recently in the condition of Ryan’s Steakhouse in Tupelo, and, well, I guess  the report speaks for itself. These inspections were done between Dec. 13 and Jan 1 by the state Department of Health, which regularly inspects restaurants and food facilities. The facilities are graded from A to C. An “A” is […]

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More restaurant news: Taziki’s eyeing Tupelo location

Well, it seems your truly has been uncovering a lot of new restaurants opening or planning to open in Tupelo, and I’ve got another one:  Taziki’s Cafe. It’s a Mediterranean restaurant based out of Birmingham, and the company has said at the start of this year it planned to open 20 locations. Not sure when […]

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Updated plans for Main Street shopping center… with Krispy Kreme

So Biz Buzz was snooping around City Hall today and found that these plans were dropped off TODAY. A few weeks back we told you about a planned shopping center on West Main Street, across from Walmart, that included a Krispy Kreme. It didn’t have a name at the time. Well, that development now has […]

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U & Me Asian Grocery adding noodle bar, bubble tea

U & Me Asian Grocery, at 620 N. Gloster in Tupelo (across from Woody’s) is expanding.  It’s going into the end of the strip center it’s now at – where Rebel Package Store used to be – and it’s not just more Asian groceries and dry goods. U & Me is adding a noodle bar, […]

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