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Try This Cocktail: The Oatmeal Cookie at Julep

Ahhh… Fall. There’s a tiny hint of its crispness in the air, at least once the sun goes down, and we’re relishing it. Throughout the South and certainly here in Jackson, we’re looking forward to saying farewell to high temps and welcoming the new season with open arms.  The ushering in of a new season, like […]

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Battle of the Bartenders is Back!

Monday night. The South in downtown Jackson.  It’s on. Battle of the Bartenders is, in a word, awesome. Yeah, we’re Eat Jackson and we love food – but we love a well-made drink, too. And this event is all about well-made drinks, by well-known (and up-and-coming) local bartenders. And it’s a whole lotta fun. But […]

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The Grown-Up Coke Float: The Apothecary’s Vanilla Argentina

You know what’s great? A Coke float. Coke floats are fantastic. Think about it: It’s a combo of drink and dessert that’s made for the summer months. Even as the heat does its worst to the ice cream, it’s still delicious. The melting ice cream combines with the soda to create a delicious, throat-coating elixir that just […]

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Eat Jackson’s Frozen Favorites

I’m no meteorologist, but I can tell you this with a great deal of confidence on any given summer day here in Jackson: It’s hot, y’all. And it’s gonna be hot tomorrow. And we can pretty much count on the 10-day forecast promising more of the same. Some people complain about the high temps, but not me. […]

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First Look: The Apothecary at Brent’s Drugs in Fondren

Brent’s Drugs, right in the heart of the Fondren district, is a nostalgic Jackson staple – there’s no doubt about that. For over 65 years, the soda fountain has served up classic burgers and shakes. While owner Brad Reeves has vowed to preserve this Jackson favorite, that’s not to say that he’s not looking to […]

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The Pineapple Ely: Perfect Summer Cocktail

With summer approaching, what better way to cool down from the heat than with a fresh summer cocktail? Eat Jackson has the perfect suggestion: The Pineapple Ely. This drink is everything a summer cocktail should be. It’s light, fruity, and the perfect balance of alcohol and pineapple. Ely’s Restaurant in Ridgeland has found the perfect […]

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