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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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Four Jackson Chefs Will Compete at Thursday’s Mississippi Seafood Cook-Off on Mississippi Coast

Ten of the top chefs from across the state will compete Thursday night to be the king or queen of Mississippi Seafood – four of the Jackson metro’s top chefs are among the competitors, who were selected thru a juried application process. A worthy kick-off to your Memorial Day weekend, we recommend you travel down […]

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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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Best Things We Ate: August Edition

The weather isn’t the only thing cooking here in the metro area right now, there’s plenty of hot food worth dishing about. Here’s our list of piping hot picks that you must try right now. Tamales at Walker’s Drive-In My go to favorite! Walker’s tamales served with a delectable sweet corn sauce, chipotle sour cream […]

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Hot Summer Nights Call for the Best Jackson Drinks & Cold Treats

Summer is sadly coming to end, thus means the end of fresh fruit summer cocktails and and the easy rationalization of a sweet, cold treat in the midst of a hot summer afternoon. With only a few more weeks of HOT August heat to endure, we’re squeezing in all the summer drinks and treats we […]

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True Mississippi Nostalgia Is Worth the Drive

There’s a smattering of charming little country stores within driving distance of Jackson, allowing us to indulge in true Mississippi nostalgia. One of my favorite off-the-beaten-path spots to evoke the tastes and feelings of those days gone by is Gibbes Grocery in Learned, Mississippi – this month’s pick for our Worth the Drive profile. Make […]

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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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