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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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The amazing Pico de Gallo from Babalu

Show It To Save It: Babalu Tacos & Tapas

Why We Love this Place We adore Babalu Tacos & Tapas in Fondren for so many different reasons; the atmosphere, the food, the drinks, the atmosphere. Oh, did we mention the atmosphere twice? Well, that should tell you something. If you haven’t been in to Babalu, or if it’s been awhile, we highly recommend you […]

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Show It To Save It: Campbell’s Bakery

Why We Love This Place Campbell’s Bakery in Fondren is a landmark in the culinary geography of Jackson. We truly love everything about this bakery, from the bright pink walls outside to the warm, quaint atmosphere inside to the baker himself, Mitchell Moore. Campbell’s is one of our favorite places to grab quick cookies and treats […]

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Burger of the Month: The World’s Beefiest Turkey Burger

I know what you’re thinking: a turkey burger for the burger of the month? What’s up with that?! Well. Every once in awhile, ya gotta try something new. And if you haven’t tried Sal & Mookie’s Turkey Lurkey, you are officially missing out on what Eat Jackson has deemed The World’s Beefiest Turkey Burger. There […]

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Show It To Save It: Café Olé in Fondren

What is “Show it to Save it?” Well, when you show your EatJXN Card, you get great deals. This week, explore what you can get at Fondren favorite Café Olé! Next time you drive down North State Street in Fondren, allow your eye be drawn to the bright green and orange sign hanging from the front […]

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Find a Fall Favorite: Buttery Bakery Breakfast Beauties

I have a confession to make: It’s very difficult for me to make an objective judgment about anything related to Campbell’s Bakery in Fondren. This is what happens when nearly everything an eatery produces makes you a bit giddy. Mitchell Moore and his crew are consistent in their quality and service, so whenever they introduce something new, […]

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Big Apple Inn: More Than Just a Sandwich

If you have lived in the metro Jackson area for any length of time, chances are you have probably heard the name Big Apple Inn come up in conversation.  But have you been there? Big Apple Inn has two locations. The original is on Farish Street, an area in downtown Jackson that used to be […]

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Veggie Burger Showdown at High Noon Cafe

Confession: I used to be a vegetarian – so although I eat plenty of fish and poultry these days, I still love a good vegetarian meal. And Jackson’s High Noon Cafe has long been my go-to veggie restaurant. After all, the menu is full of vegetarian dishes vying to be your lunchtime pardner. The Veggie Burger […]

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Find a Fall Favorite: Plantains at Café Olé in Fondren

The Fondren neighborhood in Jackson has an envious number of awesome local restaurants per capita. The recent addition of Café Olé on State Street has brought some wonderful Latin flair. You may have already fallen for their delicious made-to-order tacos, or their dreamy empanadas. But this autumn, if you haven’t already tried the plantains at Café Olé… get […]

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