The Welcome Notes Blog

Keifer’s: One Big Greek Family

Keifer’s: One Big Greek Family

“[At Keifer’s] you can come in a suit or you can come in jeans. Here you can just be yourself,” says Assistant Manager George Hinkle. You can tell he means it, too. You sit wherever you can find a table, which if you’re lucky is out on the patio. The wraparound patio...

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Dinner, Cocktails and Ghost Stories

Dinner, Cocktails and Ghost Stories

From being a Spanish military outpost, to a tavern and inn, and now presently a local drink and food favorite, King’s Tavern has over 228 years of history - including some murders and mysteries. The Oldest Building in Natchez, Mississippi Built before 1789, the...

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The Little Dooey: Come Taste the Pride

The Little Dooey: Come Taste the Pride

THE BACKSTORY What started as a weekend hobby for Berry and Margaret Ann Wood soon blossomed into a local success at The Little Dooey in Starkville, Mississippi. The Little Dooey was established in 1985 by Berry Wood and his wife, Margaret Ann Wood. The Woods would...

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Get Away to The Bay’s Bay Town Inn

Get Away to The Bay’s Bay Town Inn

For locals, it’s simply referred to as “The Bay” as if it’s THE one and only. I’m referring to the extraordinary town of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. This simple yet exquisite piece of waterfront exists on the western shores of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. It’s been a...

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The Top 52 Brunch Spots in Mississippi

The Top 52 Brunch Spots in Mississippi

Where are the best places to enjoy brunch in Mississippi? We asked. You answered. We had a hunch, and you proved us correct: y’all have a strong opinion when it comes to eating brunch in the Magnolia State. Hundreds of reader responses to our recent poll proved it!...

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Come for the Wine. Stay for the Food.

Come for the Wine. Stay for the Food.

Caet (pronounced Kate) is one of Jackson’s hippest wine bars. Derek Emerson’s Fondren hot spot features a world class wine list, a movie-themed cocktail menu, and one of the city’s best selections of bourbon. Simply put, it’s a great bar; the kind of place to go see...

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