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Cocktails for the Kids

In addition to the great food our restaurants are serving up during Jackson Restaurant Week, our area is privileged to be home to some pretty special places to enjoy an adult beverage or two. Whether it’s award-winning wine, local craft beer, or hand crafted cocktails that get you going, you can order and also request […]

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Coffee, Sweets and a Vote for the Kids

Everyday is a good day to support our award-winning local restaurants, but some days a full meal isn’t possible. Especially during Jackson Restaurant Week, when every opportunity to vote can help your favorite Charity Finalist move closer to the Grand Prize Charity Check, we thought it was worth pointing out a few quick local coffee […]

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Did Someone Say Cajun Shrimp Pasta?

The 2016 Jackson Restaurant Week VIP Party celebrated Jackson’s world-class food scene and kicked off a week of dining-for-charity! Laughter, music and games around every corner along with plenty of craft cocktails, fine wine, craft beer and craft coffee drinks set the stage for the main attraction: the abundance of tasting samples from our local […]

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Five Ways to Recover from a Loss

Here are five dishes that will help you recover your hope in humanity when the week was long and your team’s effort was short. May your rebound be full of enjoyment and long on flavor. Here’s to winning the next round. Cuban Sandwich with Duck Fat Fries at County Seat The Cuban Sandwich at County […]

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Catfish is King in Mississippi: Where & When to Eat Catfish in the Jackson Metro

National Catfish Month (August) is a reason to celebrate in Mississippi. Did you know that 94 percent of all farm-raised catfish in the United States is raised right here in the South? Sure, we can eat catfish year-round (and we do!). But during the month of August, we like to highlight our favorite farm-raised catfish: […]

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7 Local Spots (serving 100s of Ways) to Cool Down This Summer

If you’ve been in Mississippi all your life, this story needs no introduction. If you’re visiting Mississippi – maybe for the first time – in the heat of summer, you’ve already been introduced to our variety of warm weather: muggy and hot. But really, that’s okay, because it’s our weather that inspired a vast array […]

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Eat Jackson Eats Brunch

If there is one thing Jackson area diners love on the weekend, it’s brunch. Some of our local restaurants are serving up world class brunch items in what’s quickly becoming known as a brunch town. Who doesn’t love a lazy weekend brunch with a mimosa or Bloody Mary, locally roasted coffee or fresh squeezed juice? […]

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It’s Cinco de Mayo Season in Mississippi

May is the month for patio dining and margarita drinking with the unofficial start of the season coming with Cinco de Mayo, the fifth day of May. Who knows what we’re actually celebrating on this day other than an excuse to eat more tacos and drink more margaritas – all on a patio if the […]

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Food Truck Frenzy!

One of the newest trends in food is the rise of the gourmet food truck, and Jackson has seen a number of them pop up in the last few years. These road warriors are out bringing delicious food to wherever we are and allowing us the treat of a quick and delicious meal. On May […]

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Eating Out on Easter: Eat Jackson’s Guide!

Easter weekend 2016 is upon us, and it’s also highly anticipated by many here in the Deep South as a celebration of spring food and warmer weather. For some, too, it’s a day to indulge for the first time since Fat Tuesday! Lucky for Jackson, lots of local establishments have special menus for Easter brunch […]

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