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, and after seeing her in action, he decided to pursue a career in the culinary arts.
Sometimes 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.
Jackson offers a variety of local eateries, but if you're looking for something specific, here is a list of restaurants that are known for their specialties.
On the ground floor of Capital Towers downtown, a recently opened Jackson restaurant is offering something new (and healthy) to the city's cuisine. Shiro is an Ethiopian buffet-style restaurant facing Pearl Street at the corner of Congress.
Mississippi Cold Drip Coffee & Tea Co. has been steadily expanding since Raymond Horn started the business in 2013. Now, the business has expanded its space and is working on adding more products to its offerings.
Celebrate local this Fourth of July.
Over the last few weeks, Jackson has had a surge in new local businesses opening or changing—just in time for summer. Here are a few of our favorites.
"The best hot tamales are at the donut shop," my uncle once said to me. I won't argue as to the veracity of this quote or attempt to pit one purveyor versus another.
Celebrate the Fourth of July with some local events.
Celebrate dads on June 16 with local restaurants and businesses.
Todd reviews Devil's Harvest Pale Ale, a brew by Southern Prohibition and a staple in the JFP Beer Fridge.