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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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Five Restaurant Dishes to Try This Month

With the school year comes new routines and new ambitions, new hobbies and new goals for many of us here in the Jackson metro area. With that in mind, I wanted to share some of my favorite bites that I found in our local restaurants over the past few weeks – bites that you really […]

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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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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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Have you been fed at this table?

The Farmer’s Table is a unique little gem of a restaurant located inside the Mississippi Farmers Market on High Street in downtown Jackson. (Not to be confused with Farmer’s Table Cooking School located at Livingston. The two are not affiliated.). Farm-to-table has become a catchphrase in recent years, thanks to many chefs and restaurateurs who recognized […]

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