Emileigh’s Kitchen Undergoes Redesign
According to Emileigh’s owner, John Henry Fleming, the reason for the restaurant’s brief closing (the bakery is still open), is to changeup the Emileigh’s concept. “We will be heavier on the market side than we have been over the last few years,” says Fleming. “We will reopen with a new name; the bakery will still exist in this location and be a part of our new concept. The new restaurant should debut by August 17, according to Fleming.
Five Guys Burgers & Fries Heads to Tupelo before Oxford
Despite rumors that Five Guys was coming to Oxford, the company has chosen to set up shop with a new location in Tupelo. A representative from Eat Here Brands told EatingOxford.com this week, “We don’t have immediate plans for Oxford, but love the city, and recognize that it is one of the fastest growing municipalities in the state. Don’t be surprised if we show up there someday!”
Doors of Hope Event Planned for August 17
Doors of Hope Transition Ministries (DOHTM) is collaborating with notable food, floral, and visual artists on A Summer Bounty, an event to raise funds to help homeless and at-risk families in Lafayette County become self-sufficient. The event will feature City Grocery Restaurant Group Snackbar chef Vishwesh Bhatt, Oxford Floral Company designer David Naron, and portrait and still life painter Jason Bouldin.
The event will take place on Saturday, August 17, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the Overby Center Auditorium on the University of Mississippi campus. For more info and to order tickets, visit www.doorsofhopeoxford.org.