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Dogmud Tavern: Gaming Bar Fosters Local Nerd Community

Since Ridgeland-based gaming bar Dogmud Tavern opened on April 1, 2021, patrons have come far and wide to immerse themselves in the experience, with some guests traveling hundreds of miles.

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2021 Easter Brunch Offerings

Jackson's local restaurants have all you could ever want when it comes to Easter brunch. Here is some of what's on offer for this year's holiday season.

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Fine and Dandy: Defining Jackson’s Food Identity

Much like Memphis' barbecue, New Orleans' creole dishes, Philidelphia's cheesesteaks and New York City's pizzas, MH Ventures hopes to help the Jackson area similarly define its food identity.

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‘Donate A Dish’ Program Feeds Homeless Jacksonians for Easter

Wright's Foundation for Better Communities is gearing up for its third-annual Donate A Dish event to serve home-cooked meals to homeless individuals at Stewpot Community Services' Opportunity Center from March ...

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Local Chef Nurtures a New Generation of Cooks

The old saying "if you want something done right, do it yourself" rings true for McKinley Pierce—the idea helped him define and develop his passion for food.

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Goodbye 2020: New Year’s Restaurant & Catering Guide

Christmas is days away, and New Year's Eve is fast approaching. Fortunately, the Jackson metro has plenty of options for those eager to say "bye" to 2020, whether it's dinner ...

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Scrooge’s Continues to Spread Local Cheer

When the previous owner sought to sell Scrooge's Fine Foods and Drink, she didn't have to look far. Chris Jefferson and Chris Carter, who both worked at Scrooge's, were more ...

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Fighting Hunger One Meal at a Time, From a Distance

R U Hungry delivers food to the homeless every week.

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Thanksgiving Catering and Seasonal Menu Options 2020

Jackson metro restaurants are offering all sorts of food options for the family-focused holidays, including specialty items and take-home meals.

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Reed Food Technology: The Next Generation

Jeffrey Reed is part of the second generation of his family to own and operate Reed Food Technology. His father, R.J. Reed, started the spice-blending business in 1995.

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Treat Yourself to Some Devilish Delights

In the Jackson area, rolling into October means that many of our favorite local shops are offering a number of tasty Halloweeny treats. Review the following list of a few ...

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'Elizabeth Brooks Brewning' Cocktail Recipe with Photo Instructions

Elizabeth "Betsy" Breunig, who works as a bartender for The Apothecary at Brent's Drugs, created her own signature cocktail, which she dubbed the "Elizabeth Brooks Brewning," named after herself. The ...

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The ‘Elizabeth Brooks Brewning’

I worked backward to create this "coffee sour." I knew exactly how I wanted the cocktail to look in its glass: I imagined a dark chocolate, coffee color in a ...

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Duck a l’Orange with Sunflower Seed Romesco

Whether you follow the recipe at home or come to Elvie's and ask for the duck special, I am confident this dish will delight.

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Local Barista Pours Positivity into Every Cup

On Friday, Sept. 25, Leigha Ellis spoke with the Jackson Free Press to discuss her experience as a barista and what Cups offers this fall season.

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