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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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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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Of the Pizza, By the Pizza, and For the Pizza

The people in Jackson are passionate about their pizza, and the people have spoken. Eat Jackson has taken your 16 favorite pizzas and pitted them against each other in a good old-fashioned Eat Madness bracket challenge. Which pizza do you like best? Are you old-school and believe that it’s not really a pizza if it […]

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Papito’s Mexican Grill Makes Lunch Easy

Over the holidays, I found myself having to drag my five-year-old with me around Madison to run some last minute errands. My plan was to have everything wrapped up by lunch, but naturally when you are fighting crowds with a child in tow, that never works out. Before I knew it, I was cutting into […]

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Eat Jackson This Mother’s Day

Reminder: Mother’s Day is this upcoming Sunday, May 10, 2015. Here in the South, being a “Mama” garners great respect and the word is uttered generally with a delicate balance of admiration, adoration and respect-filled fear as Southern women are world-reknown for their gumption, dedication and God-fearing power to move heaven and earth to get […]

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[Photo Essay] Welcome to The Gathering at Livingston

Eat Jackson has been trying out The Gathering at Livingston periodically over the past few months since they first opened, and we’ve enjoyed wrapping our heads around the full scope of the experience that is Livingston Mercantile and it’s sister restaurant, The Gathering. While technically located inside the Jackson metro area, we feel as if […]

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This Guy Brings the Soul to One of Jackson’s Best Southern Restaurants

Eat Jackson recently caught up with Bob Hamil for some Q & A. Bob is owner of of Mama Hamil’s, one of the top Southern buffet restaurants, and is also a soul-food extraordinaire and hydroponic gardener.  His determined spirit and work ethic help bring the soul to this buffet restaurant’s renowned Southern dishes! Eat Jackson: […]

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