Memphis to Jackson trip but you should take enough time to go through Oxford, Clarksdale, Greenwood, Greenville and on to Jackson as you may never do it again. Go down I 55 to Oxford first and spend the night at 512 Van Buren B&B. Walk up to the Square for drinks at City Grocery, Waltz, Downtown Grill, etc. Have dinner at City Grocery owned by John Currence who just won a JB award this year. Visit William Faulkner’s home and The University of Mississippi home of the most beautiful ladies in America.
City Grocery @ 152 Courthouse Square, Oxford, MS. 662 – 232 – 8080.
Go west to Clarksdale, MS and have lunch at Ground Zero owned by Actor Morgan Freeman, Abe’s BBQ, Hick’s BBQ or Ranchero. Head south to Greenwood and spend the night at The Alluvian Hotel owned by Viking Range Co.
Abe’s BBQ @ 616 State St., Clarksdale, MS 662 – 624 – 9947. *
Ground Zero Blues Club @ Blues Alley, Clarksdale, MS 662 – 621 – 9009. *
The Ranchero @ 1907 State St., Clarksdale, MS 662 – 624 – 9768. *
Have dinner at Giardinia’s in the hotel or Lusco’s. Get a massage. Go to Viking’s cooking classes.
Crystal Grill @ 423 Carrollton Ave.,Greenwood, MS 662 – 453 – 6530. *
Giardinia’s @ 314 Howard St., Greenwood, MS 662 – 455 – 4227.
Lusco’s @ 722 Carrollton Ave., Greenwood, MS 662 – 453 – 5365.
If you can visit Greenville 35 miles to the west and have dinner at Doe’s Steak House. When you get to Jackson check into your hotel and rest up then go to Nick’s for dinner.