The Gumbo At Mary Mahoney’s In Mississippi Is A Favorite Of Famed Author, John Grisham
Moving away from Mississippi means saying goodbye to the amazing food the state is known for…unless you’re John Grisham. The famed author left the Magnolia State some time ago. But that doesn’t mean he doesn’t get to indulge in his favorite dish, Mary Mahoney’s gumbo. The Gulf Coast restaurant actually mails gumbo – along with a few other goodies – to the author once a year. Take a look:
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Mary Mahoney’s is open Monday – Saturday, from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. For more information, call (228) 374-0163. You can also visit the eatery’s website or Facebook page.
Ever visited Mary Mahoney’s? Did you try the gumbo? If so, what’d you think? Know of another legendary restaurant that’s a must-visit? Tell us in the comments section.
This isn’t the only place you can enjoy gumbo. Read about another here.
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
Thank you! You'll receive your first newsletter soon!