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Five Family Friendly Places to Get Out and Vote

Jackson Restaurant Week provides a great excuse to dine out together as a family and teach the next generation about doing good. With options that are sure to fit your family’s wide range of flavor preferences – and the family budget, Jackson Restaurant Week gives your family a chance to dine for charity – and […]

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Coffee, Sweets and a Vote for the Kids

Everyday is a good day to support our award-winning local restaurants, but some days a full meal isn’t possible. Especially during Jackson Restaurant Week, when every opportunity to vote can help your favorite Charity Finalist move closer to the Grand Prize Charity Check, we thought it was worth pointing out a few quick local coffee […]

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Let’s Throwdown: 2 Local Chefs to Compete

On Monday, September 12, the South’s top pastry chefs will battle it out for the title, “Sweetest Chef of the South” at The Lake House in Ridgeland. The winning chef of this people’s choice competition will advance to the World Food Championships where they’ll compete in the World Dessert Challenge in November. “It’s like a […]

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7 Local Spots (serving 100s of Ways) to Cool Down This Summer

If you’ve been in Mississippi all your life, this story needs no introduction. If you’re visiting Mississippi – maybe for the first time – in the heat of summer, you’ve already been introduced to our variety of warm weather: muggy and hot. But really, that’s okay, because it’s our weather that inspired a vast array […]

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Try a Staycation This Summer

Summer brings lots of wonderful things: sunshine, beach trips, water skiing, and lots of extra time with the kids. Here at Eat Jackson, we want to help you fill in some of that time with enriching experiences and wonderful memories — all without having to leave town. With the help of our friends at Visit […]

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Eat Jackson This Mother’s Day

Reminder: Mother’s Day is this upcoming Sunday, May 8, 2016. The countdown is on to Mother’s Day. We hope celebration plans have been on your mind. If not, don’t fret. We have your complete guide to making one of the most important women in your life feel like a queen. All you have to do […]

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Pops Fun for the Whole Family (No, Really!)

Stopping by Deep South Pops was something I knew my kids would love. It’s what I didn’t expect that will keep us coming back. Deep South Pops features a variety of flavors that change regularly. The flavors are divided into dairy and non-dairy varieties. In the dairy section of their menu you can find treats […]

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Guest Post: Nostalgia, Party of Three.

As a young boy, I never had the chance to spend much time at lunch counters in the “city.” I grew up rural, henpecked with country chores and limited only by the amount of sunlight in a summer day. There were very few neighbors around me, and much of my substance in my early years […]

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Our Favorite Indulgences: Caffeine + Sugar

At Eat Jackson, we love all things local, but maybe nothing more than our coffee and sweets. To help you join in our fun, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorites around the Capitol City. Broad Street Baking Company Broad Street is a Jackson staple that is one of the city’s favorite eateries. In […]

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