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This Unassuming Sushi Place Will Keep You Coming Back

When you’re craving quick, fairly-priced, fresh sushi, head to Edo. Located in an unassuming shopping center on Ridgewood Road in North Jackson, Edo has remained one of the area’s best-kept secrets. This hole-in-the-wall has die-hard fans, and with good reason. Actually, there are two main reasons to love Edo (the sushi restaurant formerly known as Haru): price and […]

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All You Can Eat BBQ (You Read That Right)

It happens to me more than I care to admit. I sit and stare in awe and wonder and say to myself – and sometimes to unsuspecting warm bodies nearby – the oh-duh phrase: “Why didn’t I think of that?” Often, this phrase is closely followed by another: “We’ll soon wonder how we ever lived […]

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Show It To Save It: Café Olé in Fondren

What is “Show it to Save it?” Well, when you show your EatJXN Card, you get great deals. This week, explore what you can get at Fondren favorite Café Olé! Next time you drive down North State Street in Fondren, allow your eye be drawn to the bright green and orange sign hanging from the front […]

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Stress-Free Family Breakfast On the Go… No Joke!

A disorganized mom, an exhausted dad, and a tired toddler all stop for breakfast on a busy workday morning. NO, this is not a joke.  This was my family last Friday. Fortunately, I can report that this real life story actually has a very happy ending, thanks to Steve’s Uptown Café and Bakery. While my […]

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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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Over the Moon for Under $10 During Jackson Restaurant Week!

As a recent college graduate there’s one thing that makes Jackson Restaurant Week even more awesome. Yes, there’s already the two full weeks of delectable foods, the charitable donation of 10k in cold hard cash, the 58 great local Jackson restaurants… but if you’re on a budget, know what makes it even better? The Under $10 menu, friends. […]

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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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