No matter where you are, opening a restaurant can be one of the riskiest decisions a person can make. Roughly 60% of restaurants fail within the first year, while close to 80% never make it to their fifth anniversary. The Starfish Café in downtown Bay St. Louis is months away from its fifth anniversary, and did we mention it’s a nonprofit that allows you to pay what you want when eating there?
That’s right, the Starfish Café is a farm-to-table nonprofit organization that teaches cooking skills, financial literacy, resiliency training and other
Here on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, summertime means beach days, poolside lounging, outdoor concerts, and shrimp boils. Aside from all the fun activities, summertime also means some serious South Mississippi heat. And what better way to cool down than with a cold, icy treat?!
Thanks to Nicholas Myers with Gulfport Main Street, we have a list of several places along the Mississippi Gulf Coast where you can find a cold treat on a hot day! Click here for an interactive map of all the locations listed below.
This spring, Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast joined forces with Eat MS Coast and Donner Peltier Distillers, the makers of Rougaroux® Rum, to create the Official Cocktail of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Recipes were submitted, judging took place, numerous cocktails were tasted and thousands of votes were cast to make cocktail history here on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. After all was said and done, it was the Cat Island Cruiser, created by Catherine “Cat” Ryan, that was named as the Official Cocktail of the Mississippi Gulf Coast!
Using some of the world’s freshest seafood and a variety of culinary influences, the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s culinary scene is as diverse as it is delicious. For all you foodies out there, we’ve broken down some of the best eateries along the Coast into a three-day itinerary. Get your grub on in Bay St. Louis, eat your way through Harrison County, and then taste all the deliciousness that Ocean Springs and Pascagoula have to offer! Bon Appétit!
Start your morning off with a latte, fresh omelet, and homemade biscuit from Mockingbird
With scenic views, an incredible culinary scene, countless coastal attractions, and a vibrant nightlife, the Mississippi Gulf Coast is ideal for a memorable date night/day! Here are a few ideas for your next romantic trip to the Coast.
Whether you’re looking for fine dining or a more casual setting, there are plenty of Mississippi Gulf Coast restaurants that offer spectacular views. If you’re in the Ocean Springs area, try Anthony’s Steak and Seafood, offering coastal cuisine at its finest along with a beautiful view
There is no shortage of culture on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, largely thanks to its deep history and thriving arts communities. Immerse yourself in local history at Beauvoir or the Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum, both of which offer a closer look at the unique past of the Coast.
Start your day off exploring this interactive museum filled with exhibits for all ages that educate guests on space, earth science, technology and more. INFINITY is also the official welcome center to NASA’s Stennis Space Center. With admission to the museum, guests can also take a guided bus tour of Stennis, NASA’s largest
Our craft breweries should always be a stop on your Mississippi Gulf Coast itinerary, but especially this fall. Lazy Magnolia, Crooked Letter & Chandeleur are all offering delicious, exclusive beers this season. Here are a few that will excite your taste buds.
At shrimp sign 37 in Biloxi sits a strip of inviting, beach-front restaurants that you will definitely want to check out. With their prime location on the Mississippi Sound, delicious food and drinks and welcoming atmospheres, you’ll want to make time to stop by each one!