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Jackson visitors can find plenty of food and fun in Fondren neighborhood. This urban arts district features an array of restaurants, bars, art galleries, a theater, and so much more.

Among the highlights are Highball Lanes, a combination bowling alley and high-end restaurant connected to a local theater and tiki bar.

Another gem in the neighborhood is The Apothecary At Brent’s Drugs, a cocktail bar set in the vintage decor of an ancient pharmacy, ranked among the 50 best bars in America by Esquire magazine in 2020.

A little thirsty? Head to Fondren Public where no less than 24 on tap local beer choices are available.

Nostalgic visitors will want to make a stop at the Mayflower Café, Capitol Street’s local institution. The oldest operating restaurant in the city has been a not-to-miss culinary experience since 1935, offering delicious and surprising seafood recipes prepared in a Greek-inspired style by the Kountouris family.

Contact: B World Communication, Travel South USA Representative in France, Yohann Robert, Email: yohann@bworldcom.com