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You’ll Love This Louisiana Crawfish Shack in Mississippi

Growing up in Louisiana, there are a couple of things one learns to look forward to in the early spring… especially King Cake and crawfish. Having King Cake during Mardi Gras is always something to enjoy (at least as often as the waistline will allow) during its short season. And usually around the same time those […]

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Coffee Conversation: Jay Parmegiani, 10 South

Another Monday means time for another Coffee Conversation! On a cold day like today, a nice hot cup of coffee and some warm-and-welcome chatter always cheers things up. This morning we’re talking with a chef who always makes us grin: Jay Parmegiani. He’s telling us ALL about his new endeavor, 10 South, a rooftop restaurant in […]

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Show It To Save It: Capitol Grill

Do you love sports? Have a favorite team? Capitol Grill in Jackson is the perfect place to cheer on your favorite team. The best thing about Capitol Grill… well, it’s hard to choose. The late night hours make it an awesome choice pretty much anytime. There’s also the casual vibe - an amazing neighborhood sports-bar atmosphere, but with much-better-than-your-average-old-bar-food dining […]

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Home is Where the Pot Pie Is!

At Eat Jackson, we love a place with a story – which is exactly what you’ll find at one of the newest restaurants in Clinton, Mississippi: 303 Jefferson. A centerpiece of the Clinton community since the 1870s, the lot where the current restaurant stands (Lot Number 15, to be exact) was once home to a livery stable that served as a […]

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Let’s Do Lunch: Cotton Kitchen

This fall, Eat Jackson wants to show some love to some of our favorite lunch places around Jackson. Whether it’s a business lunch or just catching up with an old friend, you want to know how to pick the perfect lunch spot – food-wise (big, broad menu, or small and seasonal? Vegetarian options? Healthy, or […]

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A Fried Food Feast at Cock of the Walk

Cock of the Walk in Ridgeland, right on the Reservoir, is like no restaurant I’ve ever been to before. It is charming, old fashioned, without all the modern glamour. As we sat down to order, I stared blankly at the menu until it registered with me that there are only two options: Catfish or Chicken. […]

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Authentic Caribbean Cuisine? “No Problem” at Taste of the Island!

Every once in a while, when The Husband and I are feeling nostalgic, we’ll reflect on the cruise we took for our honeymoon.  One of the ports of call was Montego Bay, Jamaica. Almost seven years later, we still talk about this roadside shack we stopped at during our shore excursion that sold the best […]

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