Restaurants

Barbecue in Jackson

Pig & Pint

The siren, Southern call of smoked meat and cold beer always lures us in, but we're particularly happy when those elements can be found in a cool, contemporary, and dare we say, family-friendly space. Try the disco …
Vegetarian in Jackson

High Noon Cafe

Tired of fried everything and buckets of pulled pork? This organic vegetarian grill, inside the Rainbow Co-op grocery store in the Fondren District, does beet burgers, portobello Reubens and other healthy delights. …
Seafood in Jackson

Saltine

This playful spot takes on the delicious task of bringing oysters to the Jackson culinary world. The bivalves are served in several iterations: raw, woodfired, with Alabama white barbecue sauce and 'Nashville' (very…
Southern US in Jackson

Parlor Market

It felt like Jackson came a little late to the contemporary Southern farm-to-table train, but once they got on, they boarded with a vengeance, and Parlor Market is a good example of the results. Try duck brined in s…
American in Jackson

Big Apple Inn

The Big Apple basically has two items on its menu: a hot sausage sandwich and a pig's ear sandwich. Both are small, served on soft rolls, and taste delicious. The interior is hot, cramped and dingy, and the surround…
Pizza in Jackson

Sal & Mookie's

A beloved pizza place, and our preferred place to take the kids – because it's got burgers and pizza for the kids and beer for the parents – Sal & Mookie's is a solid addition to the Jackson dining scene. There'…
Seafood in Jackson

Mayflower

It looks like just another downtown dive, but it's a damn fine seafood house. Locals swear by the broiled redfish and the Greek salad, which becomes a meal when you add pan-seared scallops (sensational!). Everything…
Southern US in Jackson

Walker's Drive-In

This retro masterpiece has been restored with love and infused with new Southern foodie ethos. Lunch is diner 2.0 fare with grilled redfish sandwiches, tender burgers and grilled oyster po'boys, as well as an except…