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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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Coffee Conversation: Jay Parmegiani, 10 South

Another Monday means time for another Coffee Conversation! On a cold day like today, a nice hot cup of coffee and some warm-and-welcome chatter always cheers things up. This morning we’re talking with a chef who always makes us grin: Jay Parmegiani. He’s telling us ALL about his new endeavor, 10 South, a rooftop restaurant in […]

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How To Eat Your Way Through Mistletoe Marketplace

This week, for the thirty-third year running, the Junior League of Jackson will be wowing crowds of holiday shoppers with mouth-dropping decorations and merchants that will make your holiday shopping fun at one of Jackson’s favorite annual events, Mistletoe Marketplace. Mistletoe Marketplace is thought of as the official kick off to Jackson’s holiday season and […]

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Vicksburg’s Chef Parmegiani Delights with Delacata at Roca

Have you ever had the experience of eating in a restaurant and discovering that the chef has a palate and concept of food so in sync with your own that literally EVERYTHING he cooks tastes phenomenal? If not, I am truly sorry. I have found such a chef, and his name is Jay Parmegiani, Chef/Owner […]

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