Food & Drink | Jackson Free Press | Jackson, MS

Food & Drink


Tease photo Food

Homemade Soft Caramels

These homemade caramels may take a little extra time and concentration, but by the time you sample the end result, you know that your attention and vigilance throughout the process ...

Tease photo Food

Jack’s Kurbissuppe and Cranberry Sauce

These autumn-inspired dishes make for fun and inventive seasonal meals.

Tease photo Food

Mamie’s Sugar Cream Pie

In my family, any holiday that can include a family meal often means we are having sugar cream pie for dessert. The recipe comes from my mother's grandmother, whom she ...

Tease photo Food

Chicken Liver Pate, Classic Vinaigrette and Boeuf Bourguignon

Sure, pizza is wonderful, but so is this sophisticated meal with the perfect glass of wine. The bonus is that the ingredients are all relatively inexpensive while the dish is ...

Tease photo Food

Halloween Event Roundup

"Spooky season" is around the corner. Check out our listings for great things to do and eat around Jackson this Halloween.

Tease photo Food

Fall Into Brunch

Local restaurants in Jackson serve a variety of dishes for brunch.

Tease photo Biz Roundup

Adventures in Foodland

Jackson's restaurant scene has been growing lately. Here is some restaurant news from recent months.

Tease photo Food

A Little Time to Grow

Throughout each month, Gabriel Dinosaur, formerly known as Gabriel Porter, helps organize True Local Market, a mobile farmers market that sets up at Cultivation Food Hall on Saturdays and at ...

Tease photo Food

Music and Art at WellsFest 2019

Wells United Methodist Church in Jackson will host its 36th annual WellsFest music festival on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Jamie Fowler Boyll Park on ...

Tease photo Food

Local Chicken Sandwiches Win

In the last few weeks, fried chicken sandwiches, and especially spicy ones, have gone viral on social media. We here at the Jackson Free Press like to spend and eat ...

Tease photo Fly

Ten Ways to Get Some Joy out of the Last Bit of Summer

The official last day of summer is Monday, Sept. 23. This gives you ample time to scratch off a few more things on that summer to-do list, but you must ...

Tease photo Food

Endless Adventures in JXN

In 2019, Visit Jackson invited Eric and Allison Bieller to visit the city. They spent several days in June seeing the attractions and going to various restaurants and trying the ...

Tease photo Food

Pho and Family Business

Pho Huong opened in Ridgeland in October 2017 after the Hong sisters, Thoung and Lily Hong, decided that the area needed more diverse restaurant choices.

Tease photo Food

Food Truck Mash-Up

Food Truck Mash-up, a food truck competition that USA Today Network first started in New Jersey in 2006, is coming to Mississippi on Saturday, Sept. 28, at Lakeshore Park on ...

Tease photo Food

Godfrey Morgan

Godfrey Morgan's upbringing in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, was full of water, sun and great Caribbean food, he says. His grandmother, Emiline Leer, was a chef who owned her own restaurant, ...