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Jackson Restaurant Week Guide: Set a Budget Friendly Pace

Every year, Jackson gives me a reason to love fall: Jackson Restaurant Week. Yesterday, the FIFTH Jackson Restaurant Week began, and it will run through October 11 – that’s two full weeks. If you’re not familiar with Jackson Restaurant Weeks, there are ten Charity Finalists all listed on a ballot that’s available at over 60 […]

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Insider Perspective: The Past, Present & Future of Jackson’s Food Scene

Jackson Restaurant Week will kick off this Wednesday, September 24 at A Red Carpet Toast to Jackson’s Food Scene: 2014 Jackson Restaurant Week VIP Party. At this party, guests will cast their first ballots for the Jackson Restaurant Week Charity Finalists after walking the red carpet. They’ll also enjoy a welcome cocktail and champagne cocktail […]

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Top 10 Charities Revealed

Last night at Hal & Mal’s, over 250 guests gathered for the 2014 Jackson Restaurant Weeks Charity Reveal Party where the ten Charity Finalists were revealed who will compete for the $10,000 Jackson Restaurant Weeks Charity Check. Guests enjoyed live music from Joey Plunkett and a variety of irresistible appetizers including tamales and mini versions […]

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People’s Choice Will Determine the final Charity Finalist Slot at Party This Wednesday

On Friday, the Jackson Restaurant Weeks public nomination period closed at 5 pm. Of the top 25 charities receiving the most nominations, NINE Charity Finalists will be selected by an independent committee of local restaurateurs and chefs. Their selections for Charity Finalists will be announced at the 2nd Annual Jackson Restaurant Weeks Charity Reveal Party […]

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15 Local Chefs Gather at Fondren’s Duling Hall to Take the Ice Bucket Challenge

Chefs from across the city gathered at Duling Hall today at 2:30 PM to take the ice bucket challenge, a craze sweeping the nation in an effort to spread awareness and raise funds to cure Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS, the aggressive neuro-muscular degenerative disease plaguing former New Orleans Saints Player Steve Gleason. Chef Mike […]

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Jackson Restaurant Weeks will Kick Off with Charity Reveal Party on August 27

Jackson Restaurant Weeks presented by Eat Jackson will be held for the fifth time this fall, September 28th – October 11th. With approximately 60 local restaurants expected to participate across a variety of price points and food genres, locals will have the opportunity to dine and vote at participating restaurants for two weeks. Each vote […]

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