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STEAK WARS 2 — MM Shapley’s – second of 2 restaurants with a common history – opens

MM Shapley’s opened Monday night. The steak and seafood restaurant had been known simply as Shapley’s for 20 years. That is a name associated with some of the finest dining in metro Jackson. MM Shapley’s is in the very same place, tucked into a New Orleans-style garden at No. 868 on Centre Street, which meanders northward from County Line Road ...

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STEAK WARS — Koestler Prime strikes first

An hour after the city of Ridgeland issued its last permit to the restaurant mid-afternoon last Thursday, Scott and Julie Koestler decided – what the heck – let’s open tonight. And so they did. Julie posted it on Facebook. But it was not like there was  a complete  surprise to the opening of Koestler Prime in Renaissance at Colony Park. ...

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Shapley’s lawsuits vie for use of steakhouse name

By JACK WEATHERLY Scott Koestler contends that the name of the Ridgeland steak and seafood restaurant he has operated for 20 years, Shapley’s, belongs to him. Koestler said in a response filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for Southern Mississippi in answer to a suit filed March 7 by Mark and Mary Shapley that in 1998 he bought the ...

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Koestler confirms Shapley’s Restaurant moving to Renaissance at Colony Park

By JACK WEATHERLY Shapley’s Restaurant, widely considered one of Mississippi’s top steakhouses for more than three decades, will move in July, owner Scott Koestler told the Mississippi Business Journal on Tuesday. The business started in 1985 at 868 E. Centre St. off County Line Road will move to the Renaissance at Colony Park. Koestler said he and Mark Shapley, who ...

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Best Steakhouses in Mississippi: SHAPLEY’S

For a quarter of a century, Shapley’s Restaurant in Ridgeland has been serving up steaks that keeps customers coming back time and again. “The reason for our longevity in the restaurant arena is the quality of the product we serve to choose,” said Scott Koestler, the owner of the restaurant since 1998. Koestler started working in the restaurant in 1992, ...

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