Residents have until the end of business hours Monday to submit charity nominations for this year’s Starkville Restaurant Week.
When is a week longer than seven days? When it involves the relationship between college baseball, dining out and economic impact.
Both owners and diners alike could see changes to next year’s Starkville Restaurant Week.
Starkville’s 2 percent food and beverage tax returns improved in March, a sign the city’s first Restaurant Week helped stimulate the local economy, organizers said.
After nearly 10,500 votes were counted, the Oktibbeha County Humane Society was announced as the winner of Starkville’s Restaurant Week at a press conference in front of Cadence Bank Thursday.
Tourism officials say Starkville Restaurant Week produced almost 10,500 charity ballots last week.
How impressive is that figure? Greater Starkville Development Partnership CEO Jennifer Gregory says that total eclipses the total collected during similar week-long events in Jackson. There, the high mark stands at approximately 6,000 votes, she said.
Patrons wanting Old Venice’s creole salmon special Sunday afternoon were out of luck: The fish flew from the restaurant’s menu.
If imitation is, indeed, the sincerest form of flattery, Columbus might be wise to toss a few bouquets in the direction of Starkville.