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Eat Jackson is Bread-Over-Heels for Ridgeland’s New Bakery!

There’s a new bakery in town, and Eat Jackson is proud to share our full report on this heavenly little find. We’ve fallen bread-over-heels, y’all! When you walk into Gil’s Bread, three things catch your attention right away: 1. The amazing aromas. The smell of freshly baked bread is hard to top. When you add in […]

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Steve’s Sweet Potato & Pecan Cookie: Destined to Be Famous

You heard it at Eat Jackson first: Steve’s Downtown Deli & Bakery has a cookie that is destined to become famous. We’re not exaggerating, either: Their Sweet Potato & Pecan Cookie is a semi-finalist in a national recipe competition. When the Eat Jackson team heard about this, we knew we had to send someone downtown immediately […]

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The Dish: Babalu’s Trio Sampler

I have a new favorite dish at Babalu. This is pretty astounding, because I already have several go-to dishes there. There’s the made-tableside guacamole, obviously. The Pepe O’Malley cocktail. The Tuna Tacos. But this new favorite may just be the one to rule them all, since it’s a three-in-one all-star selection: The Trio Sampler. With […]

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Go Out For Ice Cream: The Affogato at Fusion Coffeehouse

Sometimes, when you go out for ice cream, you also need a bit of a caffeinated kick with your cool-down. That’s exactly what you’ll get in this week’s pick. First of all, if there were a coffee-shop equivalent to the eponymous bar from Cheers, it might well look a lot like Fusion Coffehouse in Ridgeland. There’s […]

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Go Out For Ice Cream: Snoballs at Nandy’s Candy

The heat of a Mississippi summer can be described in many colorful ways (some of which are so colorful, we cannot publish them here). Excruciating, sweltering or even “is this real??!?!” are a few frequently-uttered words that come to mind. So what’s a guy/gal to do? Eat Jackson has your cool-off cure! What better way […]

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Let Them Eat (Really Intricately Designed) Cake: Eat Jackson Chats with Mitchell Moore

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Mitchell Moore, the owner of Campbell’s Bakery in Fondren, to have a conversation about one of my favorite things. I’m talking, of course, about cake. Moore, who took over Campbell’s in 2011, had plenty to say about cake, and rightly so: his team decorates about 30 cakes […]

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