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Great Food Rises From The Ashes Here…

Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, a longtime, long-missed, and long awaited Jackson favorite came back last year – and the Iron Horse Grill is here to stay. In 1906, the downtown spot was home to Armour Smokehouse, where fresh meat was processed and transported on the Meridian and Vicksburg railroads by Armour’s own […]

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The Best Things We Ate This Month

March has been a good month for eating, y’all. From meaty main dishes to specialty sandwiches, here are some of the best things we ate this month… A Specialty Special Sandwich. Amanda says: Last week, Brent’s Drugs had a lunch special (which then made an appearance on The Apothecary’s nighttime menu): Grilled cheese with spicy mango, candied bacon, avocado, […]

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Two Sisters’ Fried… Catfish??

If you live and eat in Jackson, Mississippi, you’re probably quite familiar with Two Sisters Kitchen. The lunch buffet at Two Sisters, located in downtown Jackson between Eudora Welty’s birthplace and the State Capitol, draws statesmen and citizens alike. For me, like for many, it’s one of my favorite places when I need some southern home food. I love the […]

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Show It To Save It: Iron Horse Grill

Why We Love This Place Well, for starters, the Iron Horse Grill is a Jackson landmark. Even better, it’s a “comeback kid,” recently re-opened after fire and past tragedy, and everyone loves a comeback story! We also love this downtown legend’s seasoned chips, especially with the queso. We can’t help it; it’s a tradition. We also love the atmosphere, […]

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How Much Is That Pasta In The Window?

La Finestra means “The Window” in Italian, and after a recent lunch at this new cozy downtown establishment, the name seems incredibly fitting. First of all, there’s the location: the corner suite of the Plaza Building, at Congress and Amite, in the heart of downtown Jackson – right across from the Governor’s Mansion. The main dining room […]

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Show It To Save It: Wasabi Sushi & Bar

Whether you’re downtown for work or headed for a night out, Wasabi Sushi & Bar is the perfect place to visit. With a chic atmosphere including eye-catching fish tanks behind the bar, it’s a sleek urban restaurant nestled in the heart of our capitol city. Plus, the sushi bar makes it a great location for […]

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