Today, for the first time, we turn to Oxford, Mississippi and focus on seven of its hottest restaurants. This comes after a weekend when some of the food world's most important chefs and writers descended on the city for the Southern Foodways Alliance's annual symposium. The goal was to exchange knowledge, but to be sure, there was some serious eating going on. Among the most popular spots were a traditional, soulful meat-and-three (Mama Jo's), an absolutely killer Southern bakery (Honey Bee), the destination for catfish (Taylor Grocery), and, of course, the businesses of star chef John Currence (City Grocery, Big Bad Breakfast, Snackbar).
Here now, the Eater Heatmap to Oxford:
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