Eat Like a Local: Yoki Buffet Oxford

Yoki

You had me at “buffet!”   It’s ironic how just a couple of weeks ago, I was joking with my sister and her family about how much I love a good ol’ fashioned buffet, and she jokingly said, “We should make you a t-shirt that says, ‘You had me at buffet!’”    I may just […]

Twisted Snow: A Twisted Taste of Sweet Goodness

Twisted Snow

Sometimes you stumble upon a bit of a hidden treasure in Calhoun County and ask yourself why it flew under your radar. Such was the case with Twisted Snow, a shop tucked away in Oxford, Alabama that serves shaved ice, homemade gourmet popcorn, and double whip delights. This nondescript storefront houses a shop teeming with […]

Eat Like a Local: Big Mike’z Rolling Kitchen

Food Trucks

There’s one particular food truck cruising the highways and byways of Calhoun County that has provided superb street food to festival goers and basic hungry working folk alike since 2021. Big Mike’z Rolling Kitchen has set a course to bring its unique spin on convenient finger foods and delish desserts to events in our area […]

May Hearts Reign: Valentine’s Day in Calhoun County 2024

Valentines Day

While we’re all inclined to agree that “love” in all its forms should be celebrated 24/7, that one special day to honor your significant other is a time-tested option to go over the top in expressing romantic feelings. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner in Calhoun County, and we want you to be aware […]

Eat Like a Local: Dinner at Blue Fin Japanese Sushi & Steakhouse

Blue Fin

Ever since its arrival at the Oxford Exchange I have been eager to try Blue Fin Japanese Sushi & Steakhouse. So, I asked my favorite local to join me and off we went to get the INSIGHT on this eatery. We got good vibes immediately walking in, everyone was friendly, and we were seated right […]

The Best Places to Get Thanksgiving Dinner in Calhoun County 2023

Thanksgiving In Calhoun County

  Have you been noticing a larger-than-average amount of Butterball turkeys on display at your grocery store of choice? If so, there’s a very good reason behind it. Thanksgiving is on the way! Let’s face it, though. Many of us have busy, stressful lives, and would like a little help when it comes to preparing […]

Betty’s BBQ Anniston Alabama

Betty's Bar B Q

The lunch crew picked a good spot on this day. Anytime I hear “let’s go to Betty’s” my mouth waters and my stomach gets excited. They had their Meatloaf on special, so I didn’t really need a menu. I love the atmosphere in Betty’s, all their staff are great and most have been there for […]