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The Beginning Stäge

When Tom Ramsey chose not to renew the lease for his downtown restaurant, La Finestra, in October, he decided to take his next step in the culinary world.

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Give Thanks and Eat Local

Thanksgiving is a day to give thanks and feast, so why not give back to local restaurants by letting them cater your holiday?

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Patti Cake, Patti Cake

The banner for Patti Igoe-Bett's business, MsPattiCakes, features a Charles H. Spurgeon quote: "There is hardship in everything, except eating pancakes."

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A Family Tradition

While New Orleans may be nearly three hours away, it's easy to find Cajun dishes reminiscent of the ones you'd find in the Crescent City at Drago's Seafood Restaurant in ...

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Treat Yo' Self This Halloween

In a world where King Cakes are king, Broad Street is bringing back its Death by Candy king cake for Halloween.

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Best of Jackson: Where to Find Drinks in Jackson on Sunday Night

These local Jackson restaurants and bars are open late on Sunday nights and invite you to have a drink and perhaps a midnight snack.

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Supper Club With CAET

Two of my favorite things are wine and a patio. CAET Wine Bar in Fondren combines both, along with hospitality and good food, and all were on display on a ...

City & County

La Finestra to Serve its Final Meal Oct. 18

La Finestra in downtown Jackson will serve its last meal on Sunday, Oct. 18.

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Pop-Ups for Dinner

These days, many restaurants are hosting pop-up events or special dinners. Here's a run-down of ones happening during the month of October.

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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 ...