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Eat Jackson This Mother’s Day

Reminder: Mother’s Day is this upcoming Sunday, May 10, 2015. Here in the South, being a “Mama” garners great respect and the word is uttered generally with a delicate balance of admiration, adoration and respect-filled fear as Southern women are world-reknown for their gumption, dedication and God-fearing power to move heaven and earth to get […]

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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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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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Eight Desserts to Try… This Week.

And then there were EIGHT. Eight favorite desserts, that is. If you’re just now catching up with us, Eat Jackson took nominations from our readers in February and announced the 32 Top Desserts in Jackson a couple of weeks ago while simultaneously facing them off in a bracket-style challenge which will ultimately determine the very […]

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There’s a Fire in the Kitchen

It might have been a bit chilly during February around the metro area, but that hasn’t kept Eat Jackson from turning up the heat – in all the right ways – for our local restaurant partners and our loyal readers. There’s a Fire in the Kitchen Okay, not literally. And in our case, the first […]

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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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Fried Chicken Two Ways

It’s an old standby, often, that should not be overlooked in all the bustle of new options around you. Mint The Restaurant, located at The Renaissance in Ridgeland, Mississippi is a dynamic and entertaining spot for both lunch and dinner. Mrs. Eat and I visited recently, and we were greeted by a hostess before slapping […]

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