New Faces, Familiar Places
Longtime Jackson favorites are under new ownership. See what's new, yet familiar in the City With Soul.
Stalwart Downtown Lunch Spot + Bakery
Steve’s Downtown Deli & Bakery
Welcome Daniel Fairley, who took over at Steve's Downtown Deli in late May. Longtime owners Steve and Julie Long retired and left it all to Fairley - employees, recipes and decor.
“Best Butt In Town” BBQ, Home of the Hershey Pie
Sarah and Alex Frisbee bought the Hickory Pit from longtime owner Ginger Watkins in May 2023. The couple said they are "so honored to have inherited such great staff and customers from Watkins."
Coffee + Books + Nick Wallace Food
Coffee Prose x Rooted — Coffee & Café — Midtown
Instead of a buyout, Chef Nick Wallace will become part of Coffee Prose with his Rooted Cafe. Wallace "combines new flavors with the classic, historied cuisines of Mississippi’s flavorful culture."
Blue plate lunch + Smoked Meats
Logan Farms Market Café
Chef Rashanna Newsome (formerly with The Manship) is the new Executive Chef for Logan Farms. Ebony Jones and Davis Roberts run the cafe and Neil Wise and Travis Sledge handle smoked meats.
Gulf Coast Centric Menu, Classic Jxn Bar
Hal and Mal’s
With originator Malcolm White stepping back, Mary Sanders Ferriss Cavicchi and Damien Cavicchi purchased Jackson staple, Hal & Mal's, last October. Menu faves remain with new additions, including brunch.
Historic Home of the Iced Tea Cake + Ice Cream + La Brioche Macrons
Campbell's was also purchased by Jackson business partners and husband-and-wife duo Mary Sanders Ferriss Cavicchi and Damien Cavicchi last August. The baked goods have never been better!