Today Eater returns to Oxford, MS to focus on eight newish restaurants that have been garnering some serious buzz. This comes nearly a year since the last Oxford Heatmap. For the list, Eater has asked EatingOxford.com founder Liz Barrett for her picks of the hottest openings of the past year.
So what's hot in Oxford? A successful restaurant group teamed up with a master biscuit baker on the latest barbecue hotspot (Embers Biscuits & Bar-B-Que), while lighter fare can be found at a popular Mediterranean cafe with a brand new location (Petra Café). A new Italian restaurant has filled a gap in the dining scene (Tres Amici). Big name chef John Currence is still the talk of the town, and over the Summer his restaurant group took over a local bar with a divey feel and added a whole hog barbecue pit (Lamar Lounge). Below, the Eater Heatmap to Oxford, MS:Read More