Food & Drink


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Drop by Drop

Darron Hinton, owner of Drip Drop Coffee Shop, has loved coffee all his life. He dreamed of starting a shop where he could enjoy making drinks and interacting with morning ...

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Five Reasons You Should Go to Fondren Public

It wasn't until recently that I first visited Best of Jackson award winner Fondren Public. But when I went, I loved it. Here are five reasons why you should, too.

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Pencils Down, Pints Up!

Sal & Mookie's New York Pizza & Ice Cream Joint (565 Taylor St., 601-368-1919) brings Jackson's beer aficionados and hops-loving hopefuls together with an MBA program—Master of Beer Appreciation.

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A Lighter Treat

My recipe for stuffed French toast is a healthier version of the traditional recipe. It uses ricotta cheese instead of cream cheese, and fresh fruit and real maple syrup.

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Mother’s Day Meals

Your mother has probably spent her entire life taking care of you in one way or another. This Mother's Day, which is Sunday, May 10, treat her to brunch at ...

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Time for Tea

Karen Gordon wants people to take a break. Gordon understands that in many cultures, tea is not only refreshing, it's a way of life.

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Warm and Comforting

I like nothing more than spending time planning meals, then chopping and dicing ingredients to create them. There are times, though, when it's nice to have something less involved but ...

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On the (Food) Scene

The Jackson area's restaurant scene seems to grow every time you look, and the last few months have been no exception. Here are some of the new local food and ...

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New Places to Chill

Jackson had an icy winter, but it isn't quite over yet because a new kind of ice is coming to town, and it's a good kind. Just in time for ...

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Gathering 'Round the (Ethnic) Kitchen

Though Jackson is not New York City, it does have plenty to offer in its variety of ethnic restaurants. If you want to try your hand at cooking different foods, ...

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No Wine-ing

The Jackson Free Press has its annual beer tasting around summer, and we enjoy it a lot. However, for the spring food issue, we decided to try something a little ...

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Lou’s Full Serv: Energizing Southern Staples

Since its inception in March 2014, Lou's Full-Serv Neighborhood Kitchen has made itself into an eclectic hideaway tucked in a quiet corner of a district where faces are familiar and ...

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Energy for Brunching

While store-bought granola can have many added sugars, homemade granola can be much healthier for you, with nuts, grains and dried fruits—all good stuff.

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Sitting at the Chef’s Table

Ordering the same thing at your favorite restaurant can get old fast. That's why I was excited to learn about a new offering at the Fairview Inn's 1908 Provisions: the ...

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An Oyster Paradise

Lucky for Jacksonians, Chef Renee Erickson's prolific food presence in the Pacific Northwest and knowledge of the area's cuisine and ingredients will lend a fresh element to her guest chef ...