You may see the name GRIT and picture a treasured staple of Southern food, but study the blackboard along the back wall of GRIT Taylor and you will find another definition:

Grit in psychology is a positive, non-cognitive trait based on an individual's passion for a particular long-term goal or end state, coupled with a powerful motivation to achieve their respective objective…

Husband-and-wife owners Nick Reppond and Angie Sicurezza take both definitions to heart. At GRIT, they offer sophisticated Southern cuisine with a passion for tradition and experimentation. Nick recreates dishes from his grandmother’s table in Memphis, while incorporating bold flavor combinations from Old World and international cuisine. Guests can find comfort in familiarity while opening their minds to exciting new flavors.

Nick and Angie have made their mark on Oxford’s restaurant scene as veterans of the City Grocery Restaurant Group and as owners of their own company, A&N Catering. The couple now calls Taylor home. GRIT is committed to instilling that sense of home through friendly service and impeccable, locally sourced dishes, offset by the welcoming atmosphere of Taylor’s Plein Air neighborhood. GRIT also honors Taylor’s vibrant arts community, acting as a gallery space for local artists. 

Whether driving in from Oxford or Taylor, or coming from farther away, guests can cozy up to a table at GRIT (or enjoy a delicious signature cocktail at the bar) and feel perfectly at home.


While you're here check out our local catering company. Let us cater your next event or party.  




Call (662) 638–3922 



We are pleased to announce GRIT's newest featured artist, Sheila Gourlay!

The work of Sheila Gourlay spans over 25 years. She has taught art in various academic settings and has held solo exhibits in much of the Mid South including New Orleans. Her work will be on display at GRIT until the end of June, and we would love for you to come out to mix, mingle, and meet the artist on the May 7th. We'll have a spread of hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar from 6-8 pm, so pop out to Taylor and take an evening to support a Mississippi creative!

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