Mamie’s Sugar Cream PieIn 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 called Mamie.
Halloween Event Roundup"Spooky season" is around the corner. Check out our listings for great things to do and eat around Jackson this Halloween.
Fall Into BrunchLocal restaurants in Jackson serve a variety of dishes for brunch.
Adventures in FoodlandJackson's restaurant scene has been growing lately. Here is some restaurant news from recent months.
A Little Time to GrowThroughout 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 other locations as needed.
Music and Art at WellsFest 2019Wells 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 Lakeland Drive.
Local Chicken Sandwiches WinIn 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 local, so here are some delicious, non-cookie-cutter fried chicken sandwiches ...
Endless Adventures in JXNIn 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 food here. They also created two YouTube videos of their ...
Pho and Family BusinessPho Huong opened in Ridgeland in October 2017 after the Hong sisters, Thoung and Lily Hong, decided that the area needed more diverse restaurant choices.
Food Truck Mash-UpFood 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 the reservoir.
Godfrey MorganGodfrey 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, and after seeing her in action, he decided to pursue ...
Challenging TriviaSometimes it can be hard to know what to do after work, especially in a new city. Luckily, Jackson's nightlife scene includes several family-friendly options that are fun for everyone.