Jackson native Eddie Wright is a United States Marine Corps veteran who served eight years. When the pandemic happened, Wright lost his job in technology but got his feet wet with a new hobby - the art of barbecue.

We used our hobby to bridge the gap and create a safety net. We had no idea it would turn into the beautiful food truck operation we have today.

And beautiful it is. Alongside quality 'que, Wright was a selectee of the Kingsford “Preserve The Pit” Program in 2020, spotlighting pitmasters committed to preserving and investing in the culture, history, and future of Black barbecue in America.

"Every day, we're having fun serving food and showing people how to do amazing barbecue the right way, which is pretty much our saying," Wright said.

Eddie's Restaurant and Food Truck Musts

Johnny T’s Bistro & Blues

538 N. Farish Street, Jackson, MS 39202

Inspired by the long and storied history of the Mississippi blues, Johnny T's Bistro and Blues offers the best in Southern Cuisine and live music. If you're looking to party until morning, make reservations for the Renaissance Room upstairs, a speakeasy-style space that harkens back to the 1940s.

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Names and Faces Lounge

224 E Capitol St, Jackson, MS 39201

Located downtown, Names and Faces is the perfect spot to grab a bite and visit with friends, featuring high-quality versions of bar favorites like loaded nachos, wings, burgers, and po-boys.

"It's not just about the food with me. I love to serve my community. The people of Jackson love to bond together and help each other out, and we definitely love to eat."

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Food Trucks

Crooked Letter Kitchen

Ray's To Go

2 for 7 Kitchen

Sweet Chix

Kings of Smoke

"You've got a ton of great food in the Jackson area, whether it's a brick-and-mortar or on wheels, so everyone can at least get a small bite of something when they come through."