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Takeout Win: Chili Tamale Dinner

Everyone loves a great take-out dinner. If you’re like me, sometimes you just want to eat in the comfort of your own home, but without the trouble of cooking and cleaning up. Tony’s Tamales on Old Canton Road in Ridgeland is one of my family’s go-to places for killer take-out. Now, everything on their menu is […]

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Show It to Save It: T’Beaux’s Crawfish & Catering

We are finding all kinds of fabulous places in Clinton lately—our newest Eat Jackson directory member is the hot spot in Clinton for seafood, gumbo, and CRAWFISH. T’Beaux’s Crawfish and Catering is awesome, y’all. If you love Cajun food, this carry-out style restaurant has got all your dinner needs covered. Our favorite T’Beaux’s menu items over here […]

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Big Apple Inn: More Than Just a Sandwich

If you have lived in the metro Jackson area for any length of time, chances are you have probably heard the name Big Apple Inn come up in conversation.  But have you been there? Big Apple Inn has two locations. The original is on Farish Street, an area in downtown Jackson that used to be […]

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Big Easy Takeout from Kent’s Cajun Kitchen

Big Easy. These two words not only describe the city from which Felicia Kent (Chef at Kent’s Cajun Kitchen) hails, but also describes the food she now serves up in Madison, Mississippi. It’s big and it’s, well, easy. Making it even easier? You can get these big, easy dinners to-go. That’s right. Cajun carryout, right […]

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Authentic Mississippi Delta Tamales at Tony’s Tamales

I was first introduced to Tony’s Tamales at last summer’s Southern Crossroads Music & Tamale Festival, and my husband and I have been fans ever since. During the festival, I got the opportunity to chat with the man behind the tamale, and his story may be one of the reasons why Tony’s Tamales is always my number one […]

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Sizzling Summer Salad: Sizzling Tandoori Salad at Pan-Asia

With the first official day of summer just two weeks away, we’re finally feeling that Mississippi heat– and definitely felt it was time to try another summer salad choice. Personally, I think there’s something special about that feeling of being in a cold building and knowing you can walk outside and immediately warm up. I […]

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Be-Side Myself! Eat Jackson’s Favorite Sides, Part 3: Sombra Mexican Kitchen

Like any good Mexican restaurant worth its Margarita salt, Sombra Mexican Kitchen has some truly awesome side dishes. Located at The Township in Ridgeland, this bustling lunch favorite always has a wide array of dishes that may distract you from their sidelined companions. But, as this series will remind you over and over again: don’t […]

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Aw, Shucks! Suck the Shucks Hot Tamales in Clinton

In a world where there seems to be a lot of craziness, occasionally, Providence wins. Take today, for instance. This morning, while taking our son to day care (via the same route we have been taking for nearly 2 years), we passed the gas station sign we’ve been passing for awhile: “Suck the Shuck Tamales, […]

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