The Mississippi List

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Discover the Flavor of Mississippi in 2017

Curated from the suggestions of thousands of locals, the Mississippi List is the only bucket list you’ll need to explore the real Mississippi in 2017.

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Mississippi’s Rising Star in the Smoked Meat Arena

Two Brothers Smoked Meats is Starkville, Mississippi’s rising star in the smoked meat arena. This Starkville restaurant is turning heads, so here’s what you need to know to enjoy this newer gem in the crown of the Starkville restaurant scene. Find Them in the Cotton...

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Food, Family, and Sweet Tea

Fannin Mart is a 30-year family-owned restaurant in Flowood, MS where they serve tea in Mason jars and some of the metro area’s best fried chicken in a family-friendly atmosphere. Fannin Mart wasn’t supposed to be a restaurant. Over 30 years ago, the Page family...

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Explore Mississippi’s Cultural Regions

Mississippi’s diversity brings a world of culinary influence to our tables and experiences.

Hills
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

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Delta
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

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Pines
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

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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

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Coastal
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

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