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Fair Food to Make at Home

If you want homemade elephant ears, try this.


Better Than Fair Food (Really)

Each year, the Mississippi State Fair brings many different foods, but also long lines. If you don't want to fight the crowds, but still want fair foods or something better, ...

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Blues and Eats at Johnny T’s

John Tierre Miller, owner of Johnny T's Bistro and Blues, got tired of talking and decided to take matters into his own hands. He opened his restaurant on July 24 ...

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Fried Chicken Liver with Hot Pepper Jelly

Chef Nick Wallace's recipe for fried chicken liver with hot pepper jelly

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Brewing Luck

Brewmaster Lucas Simmons, who co-owns Lucky Town Brewing Company with partners Chip Jones, Angela Ray and Brandon Blacklidge, recently gave the Jackson Free Press a tour of the brewery.

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Gone to Hog Heaven

Many gas stations around the metro have barbecue, but the Chevron just down the road from Crazy Ninja in Flowood has the distinction of being home to the Hog Heaven ...

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Yarrr, Matey

Guests at BRAVO! Italian Restaurant & Bar's second annual rum tasting tried Plantation Rum, a series of craft rums from Cognac Ferrand.

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Setting the Stäge

Jackson residents will have the opportunity to experience exotic dishes every Monday in October when local chef Tom Ramsey, owner of La Finestra, begins a month-long series of pop-up dinners ...

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Bottoms Up, Angels

When Toni Francis' husband, T, came home from a trip to Vicksburg, Francis never imagined that one day, she'd become the marketing and events coordinator for the Jackson chapter of ...

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MasterChef Meet Cute

Jackson is on the menu for the next season of FOX's hit program "MasterChef." The network announced its seventh season casting route, which includes a stop in Jackson on Saturday, ...

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The King of Mississippi Seafood

Before arriving at GASCO, Ty Thames first had to compete against the likes of Parlor Market's Matthew Kajdan and Hal & Mal's Ryan Bell, among others, for the title of ...

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Food Truck Frenzy

The Jackson Free Press is beginning a new occasional series that features food from the different trucks and other mobile-food vendors.

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Where the Professionals Eat

On a typical night at ISH Grill & Bar, you may see local doctors and professionals sitting at the dark wooden bar near the back, mingling and unhinging from their ...

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Best Outdoor Dining Beyond Fondren

BRAVO! Italian Restaurant and Bar offers wood-fired pizzas, pastas, gourmet entrees, a gluten-free menu and more.

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Best of Jackson: Best Outdoor Dining in Jackson, Fondren Edition

The cool thing about Jackson is that it has a lot of great local restaurants. The trendy Fondren neighborhood is packed with outdoor dining options.