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Lusco's is a fourth-generation family-owned restaurant that began as a downtown grocery store. The menu gets its Creole and Italian influences honestly through the Lusco family. The flaky, fried onion rings are a Delta tradition, and the delectable steaks, pompano and broiled shrimp are the stand-out dishes that repeat-customers prize above all others.
Stafford’s On Main began as a delicatessen in a renovated Downtown brick building with hearty lunchtime sandwiches in 2005; yet, as the business grew and the town pastime of duck hunting drew hunters to the area, owner Stafford Shurden expanded the restaurant hours and diversified the menu.
In 1954 Lee and Pup McCarty began what was to become an award winning pottery business. The McCarty's are recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters.
Browse the clothing and gift shops on the Square and stop in for a bite to eat at The Memphis Street Café, located in the basement of an old brick building on the corner of Memphis Street and Commerce. Walk down the steps and sit anywhere you like in the low-ceilinged café. It is owned and run by Chris Lee, a Cordon Bleu-trained chef who spent time as head chef at Café Society and the Café Samovar in Memphis. His menu contains Southern home cooking infused with European influences cultivated not only Chris’ travels but also by his Russian wife. Try Natalia’s ground beef and rice-stuffed cabbage rolls smothered in a seasoned garden-fresh tomato sauce or mushroom chicken crepes served with Rice Pilaf.
Miss Sippy’s open for breakfast each morning for your coffee fix, serving muffins, cinnamon rolls and biscuits. Daily lunch specials like chicken pot pie with cheese biscuits or tomato and roasted red pepper soup are comfort foods at their best.
The Mississippi Cheese Straw Factory produces the perfect example of a southern staple: the Cheese Straw. The Mississippi Cheese Straw Factory is also producing favorites like: lemon straws, cinnamon pecan straws, key lime straws and Elvis peanut butter banana straws. Founder Mary Margaret Yerger began the business in 1991 out of her home and was so successful it is now in every gourmet food and gift store in the South. Visit the store or their website to get an idea of the delectable straw-style delights that await you!
The Nesbit Blueberry Farm will open mid-June, in Nesbit, MS.
Nola serves Southern comfort food to fine cuisine such as Tuna Provençal, seared tuna steak topped with a mixture of crawfish tails, mushrooms, artichokes and sauteed garlic. Nola has also become known for its sandwiches, house dressings, steaks and seafood.
Famous for its shrimp po'boys and floating hamburgers. A nostalgic drive-in restaurant with ample seating indoors.
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