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Baba-New: Back to their Tapas Roots

I love it when a restaurant makes a menu change. There is fresh buzz in the air. The staff stops ordering their Frankenstein versions of menu items, and, for a few short weeks, actually order normal menu items. Servers talk excitedly about their favorite changes with guests, and regulars complain at first, then come around […]

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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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What to Pair with the New Summer Menu at Seafood R’evolution

Alright, If you’ve followed my beer reviews at all, you know that when it’s hot outside, I don’t love very many things more than I do a citrusy beer. As the mercury rises, so does my affection for beers like this. The Three Citrus Peel Out made by the somewhat ironically named Southern Tier Brewery […]

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Try a Staycation This Summer

Summer brings lots of wonderful things: sunshine, beach trips, water skiing, and lots of extra time with the kids. Here at Eat Jackson, we want to help you fill in some of that time with enriching experiences and wonderful memories — all without having to leave town. With the help of our friends at Visit […]

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This Summer, Think Pink!

I have a confession to make. I love pink wine. I’m not talking about the sugary sweet white zin that we cut our teeth on in the mid-90s. But that doesn’t stop my friends from making comments like, “Oh, does that come in men’s sizes, too?” Unfortunately Beringer has given us all a prejudice against […]

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Eat Jackson This Mother’s Day

Reminder: Mother’s Day is this upcoming Sunday, May 8, 2016. The countdown is on to Mother’s Day. We hope celebration plans have been on your mind. If not, don’t fret. We have your complete guide to making one of the most important women in your life feel like a queen. All you have to do […]

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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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Babalu Goes Blue for Autism

The month of April is National Autism Awareness Month, and Babalu is helping to bring awareness to this at all four of their restaurants across the Southeast. If you’ve noticed the blue lights around one of Jackson’s best patios or inside at Babalu’s Fondren location, the color blue is universally recognized in the autism community as […]

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