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Getting Chop’d is a Good Thing!

Mississippi may not be known as the healthiest state; however, the recent restaurant opening of Chop’d Salad Bistro, located in the Renaissance at Colony Park, proves the Jackson area is moving in the right direction. My husband and I were especially excited to hear of their launch because we are often looking for a fresh […]

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True or False: Turkey is Tops?

Editor’s Note: Remember to leave a comment on this story for a chance to win a $10 gift card good at any of the eleven Cups: An Espresso Cafe locations in the Jackson metro area!  We’ve talked before with Mrs. Pat Mosley, AKA “Mrs. Pat” of Tony’s Tamales, and it’s always a treat. This week’s Coffee Conversation with our friend […]

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Is Mississippi Ready for a R’evolution?

It seems Ridgeland certainly is. Get ready for Seafood R’evolution. Chef Rick Tramonto, an accomplished restaurateur, author and James Beard winner from Chicago along with his business partner, Chef John Folse, internationally acclaimed chef, culinary businessman and chef-personality-educator from Donaldsonville, LA, are bringing a new dining experience to Ridgeland, MS. Today, Folse and Tramonto announced the […]

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Who Are The Real “Sal & Phil”?

One of our favorite Jackson area seafood places, Sal & Phil’s, recently celebrated their 25th anniversary. We spoke with the folks behind Sal & Phil’s to get some insider information. First of all, yes – Sal & Phil are real people! Phil Siezler originally owned a restaurant called “Phil’s Place” off Ridgewood in Jackson. Sal […]

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We Found an Endless Happy Hour!

When I first heard about Shea’s on Lake Harbour opening, I was thrilled: a new restaurant, with an excellent patio, right in my backyard! As with any restaurant, it took them a little while to get up and running – there have been some experiments, some menu-changing, some finding-their-footing – but I’ve been several times […]

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