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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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Back to School Family & Teacher Dining Deals

In addition to the nearly 50 deals and discounts that our EatJXN VIPs enjoy with their EatJXN VIP Card, there are quite a few opportunities for families to double dip when it comes to feeding a famished crew of kiddos during this season of busy back-to-school routines. Plus, we’ve found some well-deserved rewards for teachers, too! […]

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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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[Photo Essay] Welcome to The Gathering at Livingston

Eat Jackson has been trying out The Gathering at Livingston periodically over the past few months since they first opened, and we’ve enjoyed wrapping our heads around the full scope of the experience that is Livingston Mercantile and it’s sister restaurant, The Gathering. While technically located inside the Jackson metro area, we feel as if […]

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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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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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