Browsing: Food & Dining

Explore the foodie paradise found in Mississippi. Tasty recipes, where to dine, and more.

Have you ever struggled to make fluffy, white rice like they do on TV?  Have you tried steaming it in a pot and burned it? There are a few other fancy recipes out there that take forever and produce marginal results, so what’s a poor cook to do?

Do any of these names ring a bell: True Wings, Twisted Magnolia, Mac Daddy’s Creole Kitchen, Chef in a Box, California Taco’s, Chow Me Down, Gourmet Grilled Cheese, or Charro’s Hot Tamales? They should if you are a foodie of any merit! They are all part of the food truck invasion that has hit Jackson County in the past year or so.

Its pretty easy to see how gas station food has evolved over the years, from offering junk food, coffee and maybe a biscuit for breakfast, but today’s foodies and folks on-the-go demand more.

If you are a grits fan, listen up. You can buy fresh ground grits at the Saturday morning fresh market in Ocean Springs .