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Great Food Rises From The Ashes Here…

Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, a longtime, long-missed, and long awaited Jackson favorite came back last year – and the Iron Horse Grill is here to stay. In 1906, the downtown spot was home to Armour Smokehouse, where fresh meat was processed and transported on the Meridian and Vicksburg railroads by Armour’s own […]

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We Found an Endless Happy Hour!

When I first heard about Shea’s on Lake Harbour opening, I was thrilled: a new restaurant, with an excellent patio, right in my backyard! As with any restaurant, it took them a little while to get up and running – there have been some experiments, some menu-changing, some finding-their-footing – but I’ve been several times […]

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You’ll Love This Louisiana Crawfish Shack in Mississippi

Growing up in Louisiana, there are a couple of things one learns to look forward to in the early spring… especially King Cake and crawfish. Having King Cake during Mardi Gras is always something to enjoy (at least as often as the waistline will allow) during its short season. And usually around the same time those […]

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Two Sisters’ Fried… Catfish??

If you live and eat in Jackson, Mississippi, you’re probably quite familiar with Two Sisters Kitchen. The lunch buffet at Two Sisters, located in downtown Jackson between Eudora Welty’s birthplace and the State Capitol, draws statesmen and citizens alike. For me, like for many, it’s one of my favorite places when I need some southern home food. I love the […]

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Home is Where the Pot Pie Is!

At Eat Jackson, we love a place with a story – which is exactly what you’ll find at one of the newest restaurants in Clinton, Mississippi: 303 Jefferson. A centerpiece of the Clinton community since the 1870s, the lot where the current restaurant stands (Lot Number 15, to be exact) was once home to a livery stable that served as a […]

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A Real Gem in Pearl, Mississippi…

If you find yourself with a rumbling in your tummy and a hankering for chicken tenders, you have your pick of places that specialize in them these days. But before any of them made their way into the Jackson area, there was Frisco Deli in Pearl, Mississippi. This Rankin County favorite doesn’t just serve chicken strips, of course. […]

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