If you’ve been missing the good work put out by Visit Jackson, the Capital city’s convention and visitors agency, you might have missed the six-part documentary series they recently released featuring popular comedian and Jackson native, Rita Brent - or Rita B. as...read more
When we launched the Mississippi List - it was with a list of 201 places to Eat. Stay. & Play across the State of Mississippi. Oddly, there was no one place highlighted that really nailed all three elements in a profound way - at least until now. Sure, there are some...read more
Pelican Cove Grill Offers Local Music, Good Food, and Hot Fun in Ridgeland, Mississippi with Don Getty — Season 3, Ep. 005
Pelican Cove is a breath of fresh air and a great place to hang out! In this episode of the Mississippi Audio Experience, host Andy Chapman sits down with Don Getty to find out why people, and pelicans, flock to Pelican Cove Grill in Ridgeland. If having a cold drink,...read more
Gil’s Bread, There’s No Knead to Make Your Own When Gil’s is So Good in Ridgeland, Mississippi — Season 3, Ep. 004
Crispy, crunchy, soft or chewy, all of your favorite breads are baked up fresh at Gil’s. In this episode of the Mississippi Audio Experience, host Andy Chapman breaks bread with Darrick Gillan of Gil’s Bread in Ridgeland. On a tour through the bakery’s kitchen,...read more
The League of American Bicyclists has designated Ridgeland as a Certified Bicycle-Friendly Community. In this episode of the Mississippi Audio Experience, host Andy Chapman wheels and deals with mobile bike shop repairman and store owner, Jeremy Polk of Bicycle...read more
An Unforgettable Dining Experience From Internationally Renowned Chefs at Seafood R’evolution with Chef Simon Brown in Ridgeland, Mississippi — Season 3, Ep. 002
Louisiana's Culinary Ambassador to the World, Chef John Folse and James Beard Award Winner, Chef Rick Tramonto redefine fine dining in Ridgeland. In this episode of Mississippi Audio Experience, host Andy Chapman welcomes Chef Simon Brown of Ridgeland’s Seafood...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