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Café Lagniappe Serves Up a “Lil Sump’n Xtra” in Flowood

I always get so excited when I discover a new restaurant right in my own neighborhood. Many of the restaurants I review for the first time end up becoming faves that I make a point to revisit again and again. Café Lagniappe is no exception. I always like to do a little reconnaissance work before […]

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Maywood Mart Restaurants Make Back to School Meals (and Treats) as Easy as 1,2,3…

You’ve shopped for school supplies, filled backpacks to the brim, attended Back to School night, dressed your angels in their back to school clothes and posted their adorable pictures on Facebook. Now, take a deep breath and get ready to plan a lovely family dinner for famished kids who just endured their first day of […]

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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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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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Three Days to Go: Eight New Must-Try Meals

Jackson Restaurant Week, an annual two week event where you can dine at participating local restaurants in exchange for an opportunity to vote for your favorite Charity Finalist to win $10,000, has continued to expand significantly each year. In this, our fifth season of Jackson Restaurant Week, we were pleased to welcome several new local […]

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