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What makes Super Shakes super?

What makes Super Shakes super?

By Lauren Anne Smith, Managing Editor

September 27, 2019

Super Shakes has been widely popular among Prep students because it is a quick fix for breakfast or an after school snack.  Super Shakes has connections with the community, and was actually on the Prep campus at the Prep cross country meet handing out samples to runners finishing the race.  Junior Mara...

District Debate: Sophomore Spanish Club vs. Poke Stop

District Debate: Sophomore Spanish Club vs. Poke Stop

By Allie Wise and Ainsley O'Quinn

September 27, 2019

Hi, everyone, and welcome back to Allie and Ainsley’s Appetite! To kick off this year we are going to do something a little different and compare two restaurants in the District at Eastover.  The District has been rising in popularity with the opening of Cultivation Food Hall and many new stores...

Here’s the tea on loaded teas and shakes

Here’s the tea on loaded teas and shakes

By Lauren Anne Smith, Staff Writer

May 8, 2019

Over the past year, loaded teas and shakes have become a widespread trend around town.  The whole point of the Loaded Tea and shake craze is eating something that tastes good while being healthy, and the nutrition spots have reached that goal.  So far there are a total of nine nutrition places that are new to the metro ar...

“Let the Ladies Dance” at Thalia Mara Hall

“Let the Ladies Dance” at Thalia Mara Hall

By Victoria Chough, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

On April 6, Ballet Mississippi presented Let the Ladies Dance at Thalia Mara Hall. The show was a variation of three female choreographers’ works, as well as pieces from the ballet Paquita.  The three choreographers are Cherri Barnett, Maria Konrad, and Ronda Nychka. All three have worked or are...

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Basil’s – The Best Mix of Mediterranean and Italian

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Basil’s – The Best Mix of Mediterranean and Italian

By Lauren Anne Smith, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

Basil’s was first established in 2003 by Nathan Glenn who wanted to bring a mix of Italian and Mediterranean foods to Mississippi.  Basil’s has been loved and adored by the people of Fondren with its mouth-watering food, and now it’s now expanding to the Renaissance. The newly opened restaurant is already...

Rolling out a new ice cream trend

Rolling out a new ice cream trend

By Allie Wise and Ainsley O'Quinn

April 12, 2019

For this issue we are reviewing a recent trend in the ice cream world. Rolled ice cream became a social media sensation and now the Jackson area has at least three of these ice cream shops. We are going to be reviewing The Freezing Cow and ICE’s Corner to determine the best ice cream and if this ne...

Hotworx heats up Jackson

Hotworx heats up Jackson

By Emma Dye, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

Hotworx, a virtually taught exercise center, is becoming the next new thing in the Jackson area. Jackson Prep senior, Nora Beth Hetzel says, “I like hotworx because it’s open 24 hours a day and has a wide variety of classes. I love the hot yoga and hot row because you can go at your own speed o...

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Simple Burger

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Simple Burger

By Abbey Mangum, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019

Simple burger is a relatively new locally owned restaurant in Flowood. Construction for the restaurant began in October 2017 and it later opened on January 18, 2018. It is a casual, quaint space that is great for family and friends to enjoy a meal together.  The menu has a variety so that almost ev...

Sushi: Little Tokyo vs. Wasabi

Sushi: Little Tokyo vs. Wasabi

By Allie Wise and Ainsley O'Quinn

February 11, 2019

  Welcome back! For this issue we are going to be reviewing two sushi restaurants: Little Tokyo and Wasabi.  Little Tokyo in Ridgeland is a sushi and hibachi restaurant. This time we ordered edamame, steamed pork gyozas, a California roll, a Mod roll, and chicken teriyaki. Everything we got wa...

Restaurant Review: Kale Me Crazy

Restaurant Review: Kale Me Crazy

By Eliza Mazzaferro, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019

  Kale Me Crazy is a new and popular healthy food restaurant whose mission is to provide quick and nutritious options to people who are searching for a healthier lifestyle. They provide a wide selection of smoothies, juices, salads, and wraps, as well as, a modern day favorite: avocado toast. The look...

Green Ghost Tacos: Quenching your Mexican cravings

Green Ghost Tacos: Quenching your Mexican cravings

By Bennett Carter, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019

Craving Mexican?  With multiple locations in the Jackson area, Green Ghost is worth a visit.   Green Ghost Tacos is a traditional Mexican restaurant with two locations:  one on County Line Road in Ridgeland and one in Fondren. Founded by Jacksonian Cesar Torres, Green Ghost started out in 2015 i...

Cultivation Food Hall opens in The District

Cultivation Food Hall opens in The District

By Ainsley O'Quinn, Online Managing Editor

February 4, 2019

Food halls have become extremely popular throughout the United States in recent years, but most people still don’t know what a food hall is. A food hall is basically an upscale, fancy food court. They include nicer, local restaurants as opposed to chains. Big cities like Seattle, New ...

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