The Capitol Grill in Jackson, Mississippi Ups Their Game with a Spicy, Non-Traditional Sports Bar Menu — Ep. 002 of Season 2 Homemade salsas and sauces guarantee there is not a bland item in the house at Old Capitol Grill in Jackson, Mississippi. In this episode of...read more
There is no shortage of wonderful bakeries in Mississippi. But if it's yummy treats + added charm you are looking for, add Sugaree's Bakery in New Albany to your list. Heirloom. Quality. Memories. These are the words Mary Jennifer Russell uses to describe her...read more
The best chocolates in Jackson are made by hand at Nandy’s Candy. In this episode of the Welcome to Mississippi Audio Experience, our host Andy Chapman goes behind the scenes at Nandy’s Candy and speaks with owner, Emmie King, just before the biggest holiday of the...read more
Spice Up Your Life at Surin of Thailand — Fondren Jackson, Mississippi — Ep. 004 Marinating the meat adds depth and flavor to the inspired Thai dishes. In this episode of the Welcome to Mississippi Audio Experience, our host Andy Chapman takes us behind the scenes at...read more
Hunter Ray of The Pig & Pint Shares the Secret to the Best Mac-n-Cheese in Jackson, Mississippi — Ep. 003 Slow cookin’ and craft beers give this BBQ joint a flavor to savor. In this episode of the Welcome to Mississippi Audio Experience, our host Andy Chapman takes us...read more
It may be cold outside this winter even here in the Deep South, but there are plenty of things to do in Mississippi to keep you busy - and warm! Before we get to our top picks for your January calendar, there are a few “need to know” things happening around the state...read more
Explore Mississippi’s Cultural Regions
Mississippi’s diversity brings a world of culinary influence to our tables and experiences.
The Hills region located in northeast Mississippi offers Elvis’ birthplace and the world-famous Oxford square, outdoor adventure and off-the-beaten-path dining experiences not to be overlooked.
Key Cities: Oxford, Tupelo, Hernando
Mississippi’s Delta region is home to some of the world’s most fertile ground – and the birthplace of the Blues. Perfect for a road trip, the terrain is open and flat, and cotton and rice fields define this magical and mysterious place where iconic food and music joints await you.
Key Cities: Greenwood, Cleveland, Clarksdale, Tunica
Slow down and soak up the outdoor recreational activities, world-class golf and hearty Southern cuisine that exemplify the green pine woodlands of east-central Mississippi.
Key Cities: Starkville, Meridian, West Point
Capital / River
From world-class chefs to sweeping Mississippi River views, make time to let your senses absorb all of the unique sights, sounds, and flavors offered in this region where the diversity of new Southern cuisine contrasts sharply with Civil War and Civil Rights history.
Key Cities: Ridgeland, Jackson, Vicksburg, Natchez
For year-round excitement both indoors and out, visit the Mississippi Gulf Coast where a blossoming culinary scene benefits from the year-round growing seasons on local farms. There’s never a dull moment with some of the South’s best golf courses, world-class off-shore fishing, eco-tours and casino gaming action!
Key Cities: Hattiesburg, Gulfport, Biloxi, Pascagoula, Bay St. Louis