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A Course by Course Guide to Saltine Oyster Bar

Guest Post by Jubilee Perkins, local pastry chef & Belhaven University senior Saltine Oyster Bar stands amidst the stained glass windows and 1920’s architecture that make up Duling Hall. It portrays everything that makes Jackson and more specifically, Fondren, a unique and delicious place to eat. The cold and rainy weather slipped instantly from my mind as I walked […]

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Last Month’s Best Bits & Bites

Happy April, Eat Jackson fans! March was another goal-shattering month for Eat Jackson, thanks to YOU. We’re so thankful for your support that continues to support our local restaurants and our Spotlight Charity so generously! Before we share our favorite bites from March, there are a few BITS you should also know… 1. The EatJXN […]

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There’s a Fire in the Kitchen

It might have been a bit chilly during February around the metro area, but that hasn’t kept Eat Jackson from turning up the heat – in all the right ways – for our local restaurant partners and our loyal readers. There’s a Fire in the Kitchen Okay, not literally. And in our case, the first […]

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Dear New Orleans: Meet the New Queen of King Cakes

Tuesday Morning, 7:24 A.M. There’s a line at last three deep at the ordering counter and not an open table remains in sight. Watching from my corner vantage point, I’m surrounded by tables full of entire families who have chosen to eat a meal together here today. Smiling faces of all ages are eating heartily […]

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Too Cold to Tailgate? 14 Football Food Ideas

We’re a warm weather bunch here in the Deep South, so what’s a fan to do when the weather turns cold and the teams are doing well? Cold-weather super-fans have three options: Bundle up and tailgate anyway. “Tailgate” in the warmth of your home with twenty of your closest friends. Get full-service “tailgating” when you […]

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Take a Break at the Caramel Apple Van

Editor’s Note: While you’re likely to quickly recognize that Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory is a nationally recognized brand, we think you’ll see why our recently planted in Mississippi guest blogger, Nikki Gladd, felt like Eat Jackson’s supporters of all things local would be pleased to know this story. Read on, Eat Jackson readers.  What comes to […]

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Behind the Scenes: The Beurre Blanc Encounter

One of the “perks” of my job is getting a first-hand education about different cooking processes and dishes as they are prepared. I’ve been able to peek inside local kitchens for several years now, and my eyes have been opened to a world of different cooking techniques and methods. One of those methods that I’ve always joked […]

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