Toarmina’s opened in Long Beach two years ago and the locals love the taste and the fact that everything is homemade. The Gauci family had lived in Michigan years ago and always ordered their pizza from Toarmina’s. They knew the pizza and subs were the freshest and best so they contacted the folks at Toarmina’s. (more…)
Calling all lovers of barbeque and fun! The 7th Annual D’Iberville BBQ Throwdown & Festival will be held February 23rd at the D’Iberville Town Green from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Whether your personal preference is dry rubbed or sassy and saucy, this ‘Free to the Public’ event will feature ribs, brisket and chicken that promise to be some of the best in the country. (more…)
“If you don’t know Kelly’s, you don’t know Jack!” is the buzz line for Kilted Kelly’s Sports Pub in downtown Gulfport. The vision of Jack Krongard, the developer of the building that houses the bar /restaurant, and his wife, Kelly, Kilted Kelly’s is a sports bar like no other on the Coast. The building, adjacent to Lookout Steak & Seafood, is rife with history and Jack made sure to keep the over 100 year old buildings charm intact when he renovated. Jack worked closely with Chef Rob Stinson, Denis Trochesset, Cory Fazzio and Chad Henson to create a sports experience and not just another boring bar. (more…)
Whereas many restaurants in the world add a set service charge to your bill, the tipping system puts discretionary power in the hands of the customer. Do you know how to use that power wisely? Ideally, good service is rewarded with good tips, and bad service is punished with bad tips. In practice, however, that’s not how it usually plays out. If you want to tip fairly, follow these guidelines. (more…)
Are you ready to be “Hooked up”? It’s the local Biloxi restaurant that everybody’s talking about! The Hook Up Restaurant is opening October 1st with ‘Old Biloxi Cuisine and a New Biloxi View’. Located at 200 8th Street in Biloxi, the freshest new idea in restaurants is on the Biloxi Boardwalk overlooking the marina on Point Cadets’ Back Bay.
The views are overwhelming and the food is like being at yo’ mamas on Sunday after church. Chef “D”, Demetrio Marquez, has made sure that the recipes are uniquely “Biloxi” by talking with local families that have been native to “The Point” for generations. For instance, the menu sports dishes created by old Biloxi families like the Desportes and Rosetti’s. They will serve Barq’s Root beer, dark roux gumbo, pusharates and even fried soft shell po-boys!
General Manager, John McCusker, an Irishman by birth and a Biloxian by choice, loves the Caribbean feel to the restaurant but admits that it is true Biloxi at its finest. “When the restaurant opens, we are frustrated actors on a stage and we want the locals and visitors to be here for the show and the great food. Many of the employees have worked with me before and this team of professionals is top notch. You won’t get better service anywhere on the coast!” McCusker said. (more…)
Shaggy’s Waterfront Bar & Grill in Biloxi THE place to be for great food, balmy breezes and a picture perfect atmosphere. Whether you choose to sit on the beach-front patio or inside the open and airy dining room, you’ll find the same summer loving feeling that’s coveted by vacationers and locals alike. Shaggy’s Biloxi has been elevating sun worshippers dining experiences for just over a year now and is gearing up for another fun-filled autumn. During the 1st birthday of Shaggy’s Biloxi Beach the kids enjoyed complimentary face painting, snow-cones and family fun. (more…)
If you like food from exotic places like Greece, Italy, France, Spain and Morocco then you will love Sophi’s Mediterranean Café’ and Market in Biloxi. Sophien and Leila Bouhjar opened the restaurant and colorful market on the Fourth of July this year. They are serving wonderful food and the market is stocked with specialty grocery items that you can’t find anywhere else on the Coast. (more…)