Association of Food Journalists lap up Clarksdale

Food writers from around the world sample fine fare & local hospitality By POOR WILLIAM CLARKSDALE, Mississippi – INCLUDES PHOTO SLIDESHOW Known for blues, good eats and Southern hospitality, Clarksdale provided a heaping helping of all three last Friday night at downtown Oxbow Restaurant. The Association of Food Journalists (AFJ) held its annual meeting in Memphis […]

Adventurous Food Journalists Dip Down in the Delta

Association of Food Journalists Annual Conference features Clarksdale, thanks to food writer and editor Susan Puckett By POOR WILLIAM Clarksdale, Mississippi “Clarksdale is truly one of the most inspiring places ever for a writer to get the creative juices flowing—especially if the topic happens to be food. And the music is surely a major bonus.”  […]

Oxbow Restaurant in Clarksdale featured in Barefoot Workshop Documentary

CLARKSDALE, MS ( – TWO VIDEOS. Our friends, Erica and Hayden Hall, who opened their unique eatery, OXBOW, in Clarksdale a year ago, were the recent guinea pigs of sorts for a documentary about their restaurant and their life. Barefoot Workshops, founded by Mississippi native and now New Yorker Chandler Griffin, brings his increasingly popular […]

What Up in and around Clarksdale town and beyond? Posted 9-15-11

What Up in and around Clarksdale town and beyond? Posted 9-15-11   PHOTOS     VIDEOS   The past week held more activities and fun in our area of the Mississippi Delta and beyond. We couldn’t make it to everything. We especially hate we missed the Mr. Tater Memorial Jam Night at Club 2000. Here is […]