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Get Ready to Eat (Seafood) Y’all: Best of Mississippi

Eat Jackson and our sister company Eat Y’all will be showcasing Mississippi’s rich culinary resources through a new event series: Best of Mississippi. Each event will showcase something delectable produced by our state’s fishermen, farmers and food-makers. We will  award extraordinary use of the product by our state’s chefs. Best of Mississippi: Seafood Edition will put the […]

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Ready to Judge a Food Competition?

Best of Mississippi Chef Nominations Open Eat Y’all, in partnership with Eat Jackson, announces a new event series where each event will highlight the best chef-preparations of a Mississippi natural resource or agricultural product. Best of Mississippi: Seafood Edition, presented by the Department of Marine Resources’ Mississippi Seafood Marketing, will highlight the Mississippi chefs who […]

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Do You Sea What I Sea? Seafood Ahoy!

The variety of restaurants participating in Jackson Restaurant Week this year means that whether you’re craving coffee, something sweet, vegetarian fare or that fun international flair, you’re covered. There are plenty of culinary fish in the sea… …and speaking of the sea, let’s talk about all the amazing seafood selections! If you’re a seafood lover, here’s a […]

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Sweet Summer Romance: Date Night at Strawberry Café

There’s just something about summer that screams romance. Maybe it’s the heat, maybe it’s the lighter clothing or maybe it’s romantic dates at places like Madison’s charming little Strawberry Café. Since any name with the word “strawberry” in it predicts the potential for romance, I decided to give it a try. Let’s just say if […]

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Fried Catfish Friday at Walker’s Drive-In!

First and foremost, congratulations, Eat Jackson readers! You made it to Friday! As if Fridays aren’t awesome enough on their own, they just got better here in Jackson. You can thank Walker’s Drive-In for this, because they now have a Friday fish special, featuring fried catfish from Yazoo’s own Simmons Catfish. It. Is. Awesome. As a […]

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A Fried Food Feast at Cock of the Walk

Cock of the Walk in Ridgeland, right on the Reservoir, is like no restaurant I’ve ever been to before. It is charming, old fashioned, without all the modern glamour. As we sat down to order, I stared blankly at the menu until it registered with me that there are only two options: Catfish or Chicken. […]

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Islander Seafood & Oyster House: Bringing the Ocean to Jackson

Why did Chris Jacobs, owner of Islander Seafood & Oyster House, change the former Sportsman’s Lodge venue to a seafood and oyster restaurant? His answer is simple: “I love the ocean, and I can’t always be there.” So he brought the ocean here to Jackson. The restaurant, now entering its eighth month, has been transformed […]

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