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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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Local Jackson Caterers: A List

Whether you are presently searching for a caterer for an upcoming occasion or you are just browsing to learn of the catering options local to the Jackson metro, know that ...

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CrunchTime Concessions, Shaved Ice on Wheels

In 2015, Jeremy Harper and Sedrick Johnson took their cooperative skills to a new level by founding a business together, Crunchtime Concessions, which is most widely known for its shaved ...

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Downtown’s Newest Coffee Shop Brings an Air of Freshness

When Kenya MomPremier began a family, she knew she wanted to provide them with the same fresh produce she had enjoyed as a child.

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Seasonal Goodies Galore, Local Farmers Market Lineup

Summers in Mississippi often mean sweltering heat, but we Jacksonians know that summer also serves as the peak of farmers market season.

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Foot Print Farms: Feeding Folks Safely

Canning and paperwork make for many a late night for Cindy Ayers-Elliott, Foot Print Farms' founder. But the daily business of growing and getting fresh vegetables to folks who need ...