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Amazon-Whole Foods deal could mean new phase of retail

Amazon’s offer to buy Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion could usher in a new phase of retail, with the potential for hybrid stores and an increasingly fluid sense of where goods come from and how they get to consumers.<p>“What we're seeing today is the evolution of retail. This is a shot across the …


New Restaurant in District @ Eastover: 'Fine and Dandy'

<i>Verbatim release:</i><p>NEW JACKSON RESTAURANT ANNOUNCES NAME AND LOCATION IN THE DISTRICT AT EASTOVER<p>JACKSON, Miss. (June 15, 2017)— Jackson native …

McDonald's serves guacamole now and people are psyched

Yes, the “frork” was a joke, but this latest news from McDonald’s isn’t. The fast food chain just announced a new line of menu items that includes guacamole, so all you avocado lovers can rejoice.<p>The Signature Crafted Recipes line features items topped with the restaurant’s new Pico Guacamole, …


White Pillars set to reopen in Biloxi

An iconic coast restaurant is making a comeback. White Pillars will soon reopen its doors in Biloxi with a seasoned chef at the helm.


Popeyes is now frying its chicken in mashed up cookies — here's the verdict

Popeyes' new "Sweet and Crunchy" chicken has arrived, and it's a strange salvo in the fast-food gimmick wars.<p>These fried chicken tenders are coated in a shortbread cookie breading instead of the tried-and-true Popeyes concoction.<p>Admittedly, shortbread cookie coating sounds frightening, but it’s …


Ocean Springs launches new culinary trail

The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce is rolling out a free new program for food lovers in the area.


Primos to open third restaurant, this one in Madison - Mississippi Business Journal

<b>By JACK WEATHERLY</b><p>Alfonse K. “Pop” Primos immigrated from Greece and opened a restaurant at 236 Capitol St. in 1930.<p>The restaurant operated there till …


Beau Rivage chef competes in national burger battle

The Beau Rivage is in the middle of a big burger battle and they need your help.


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5 Ancient Greek Herbs and How We Use Them Today

Greece is known today for its herbs as they are used in teas and homeopathic remedies world-wide. But did you know that there are many herbs that the …


MDMR announces shrimp season will open June 7

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced Thursday the 2017-2018 shrimp season will open in state waters June 7 at 6 a.m.


Oreo Debuts Jelly Donut Flavor at Walmart Stores

It's dessert inception.<p>Sometimes, you just need to eat dessert for breakfast. Life's too short to say "no" to a cookie at 8 a.m. every once in a while. Oreo gets that. Oreo understands. And their newest cookie flavor means that you could, in theory, eat Oreos for breakfast and have a completely …

Krispy Kreme Donut Flavored Jelly Beans

A post shared by The Junk Food Aisle (@thejunkfoodaisle) on May 25, 2017 at 6:54am PDT<p>While at the 2017 Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago, The Junk …


Yalobusha Brewing converting to a brew pub - Mississippi Business Journal

YBC is converting to a brewpub, and by doing so, its beer won’t be sold anywhere else but in Water Valley. The move was prompted by the passage of …


Willie, Willie Good BBQ in Brandon

Since becoming a writer for Eat Jackson, I’ve found myself becoming more interested in the little local restaurants in Rankin County that I drive by …


Food: A path to understanding where we come from

Since the beginning of humankind, food has been a marker of cultures. So why not, thought Kristi DiClemente, use food to bring ancient civilizations …


A history of the South through its food

"My job is to complicate your understanding of rice," John T. Edge said in a 2013 magazine profile. As the director of the Southern Foodways Alliance …


Best Bites in Fondren: Spring 2017

All this spring weather has us flush with excitement for patio dining season and new menu updates. Fondren, the artistic center of the city, leads …

Top Spot for Tamales and Margaritas in Mississippi

Fat Mama’s Tamales has long been a staple in the city of Natchez. Locals and visitors alike enjoy the casual, eclectic atmosphere and unique sampling …

Mississippi craft brewer returns home

When Jamey Price took a sip of Sierra Nevada Pale Ale during a spring break trip as an Ole Miss student to Lake Tahoe in 2002, it opened his taste …

McDonald's now has 'signature' sandwiches (Drool!)

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It’s farewell but not goodbye for Corks & Cleaver in Gulfport

Chef David Dickensauge is stirring things up on the Coast restaurant scene, closing his restaurant in Gulfport next week and opening a Corks & …

West side success story

PONTOTOC – Joe McGonagill has been in the grocery business for 35 years, and he’s seen many pitches and products come his way. Some have been …

picked this from Ellis Farm table at Farmers Market $8 Mason jar, flavorful, lingering heat, little thin for salsa, make a good 🌮 topper https://t.co/tkLnTIEa7n

Shish tawook for Lebanese club today ! 🇱🇧

Just added Truck Stop Honey Brown Ale by Back Forty Beer Company, a Brown Ale - English to their menu

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When life gives you lemons, smash them. Put them in a little bottle. Shape the bottle like a lemon to send a message to any other lemons. https://t.co/r09yaKHSm8

More kimchiiiiiii. My favorite part of fermenting is opening up the vessel to see what the bacteria have accomplished over the last few days/weeks. They didn't let me down this time! Still some fizz in this Napa/bok choy #kimchi. The Napa was harvested at @twodogfarmsllc and literally put into the fermentation vessel within 36 hours. #mississippimicrobes #farmtoferment

Mississippi Seafood Cook Off 2017

Our 10th Chef is Chef Matthew Kajdan Executive Chef of The Westin Jackson and Estelle Wine Bar and Bistro in Jackson MS! Matthew Kajdan was born and …