Best of Jackson 2022: Food and Drink
If this year’s Best of Jackson picks are any indication, Jacksonians are never afraid to expand their palates when the moment calls for it, but they certainly can have their ...
Holiday Treats and Fun for Everyone to Close 2021
For those wanting to take advantage of the more moderate weather to safely venture out and check out what the metro has to offer this holiday season, the Jackson Free ...
Some Families Still Waiting for Pandemic Food Benefits
About 345,000 Mississippi children were set to receive a benefit of $375 per child through the Pandemic EBT program, according to the state. The Mississippi Department of Human Services said ...
CAPE Publications, Meals That Heal and The Village at Livingston
Husband and wife Yasmin Gabriel and Eric Collins opened Meals That Heal together with their friend Detrice Roberts and chose Aug. 29 as the opening day because it coincides with ...
Chef Newsome’s Cookoff-Winning Fall Chili
Rashanna Newsome, sous chef at The Manship Wood Fired Kitchen, has shared the fall chili recipe she used to win the Pro-Bowl Chili Cookoff, a fundraiser that Pelican Cove hosted ...
Jerk City Grille Represents Caribbean Cuisine in the Metro
After years of working in the food industry, Ridgeland resident Wendell Brewster decided “it was time to invest in myself” and opened a food truck in April of this year. ...
Heirloom Tomato Fattoush Salad
With a month and change left in the summer, Chef Alex Eaton of The Manship Wood Fired Kitchen and Aplos Simple Mediterannean has provided the Jackson Free Press with a ...
Mississippi Brewery Road Map
The Magnolia State harbors more than a dozen locally owned breweries that supply Mississippians and travelers alike with a variety of stouts, sours and everything in-between.
Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s Own ‘Fit to Eat’ Aires Nationally on Create TV
“Fit to Eat,” an original program created by Mississippi Public Broadcasting, is now officially part of the Create® TV channel’s lineup, airing nationwide on Mondays at 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 ...
2021 Metro Restaurant Debuts
Since January, the metro has welcomed new restaurants presenting foodstuffs from varying culinary backgrounds.
Jefferson’s Grill: Barbecue Advice from an Old-School Pitmaster
Jackson native Roche Jefferson entered the food industry around nine years ago, working as a manager for two years before opening his own restaurant and catering service, Jefferson’s Grill.
Sunflower Oven: Proving Bread and Baking Bliss
Chicago-born Jackson transplant Robert Raymond has been enriching the metro-baking scene with his artisanal bread since opening Sunflower Oven in 2017.
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.
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.
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.