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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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Treats By The (Singing!) Christmas Tree

If you’re like my family, you like to milk as much fun as possible out of the Christmas season for as little cash as possible.  (After all, someone has to fund Santa’s sleigh ride, am I right?) For those of us in Jackson, one must-do family holiday activity is Belhaven’s Singing Christmas Tree. Free to the public, […]

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Japanese Comfort Food (And Family Fun)

Let’s be honest: we’re all fans of Thanksgiving leftovers, but no matter how much you love holiday comfort food, at some point you just can’t force yourself to stuff one more turkey sandwich in your mouth.  Enter Japanese comfort food – and some family fun on the side. We’re heading to the hibachi grill, where […]

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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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6 Meals + 6 Museums = A True Taste of Jackson Culture and Cuisine

This week, Jackson is celebrating the ground breaking for not one but two new museums: The Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. The event will take place at 10 a.m. this Thursday, Oct. 24 in Jackson, and more information is available here. The Museum of Mississippi History will explore the state’s history from earliest […]

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A Real Gem in Pearl, Mississippi…

If you find yourself with a rumbling in your tummy and a hankering for chicken tenders, you have your pick of places that specialize in them these days. But before any of them made their way into the Jackson area, there was Frisco Deli in Pearl, Mississippi. This Rankin County favorite doesn’t just serve chicken strips, of course. […]

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