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Reese's launches 'peanut butter lovers' cups

What are Reese’s peanut butter cups? Well, they're peanut butter and chocolate, right? Not anymore. Meet the ultimate peanut butter lover’s cup! It's for people who love peanut butter. So much so, they don't even need that pesky chocolate. This…

State IHL approves MSU research center for Ocean Springs

Mississippi State received formal approval to build the Northern Gulf Aquatic Food Research Center, a multi-million-dollar facility in Ocean Springs and the first of its kind on the Mississippi Coast. The Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning, Jackson County Board of…

Papa John's adding stuffed crust pizza to menu

Papa John's is rolling out stuffed crust pizza. Starting Monday, it'll only be available for members of Papa John's customer rewards program. Then, non-members can begin ordering it on December 28th.  This is only the second time the chain has…

Magnolia House releases new seasonal menu

One of Harrah’s Gulf Coast’s flagship restaurants is rolling out an updated menu for the fall and holiday season. Magnolia House by Chef Kelly English releases an updated menu for each season and this season featured more…

Zeta Relief: What you need to know

Hancock Whitney is distributing ice at two of our Hancock Whitney locations in Hurricane Zeta impacted areas from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is a limit of two bags per vehicle: Gulfport: 533 Courthouse Rd, Gulfport, MS  Bay St.…

General Mills bringing back retro 80s cereals

Are you an eighties kid? Or know one? One of their beloved traditions was probably eating cereal while watching Saturday morning cartoons. General Mills is trying to tap into that nostalgia and is going retro, bringing back the 1980's recipes…

Cinnabon creates line of frozen breakfast items

If your sweet tooth craves breakfast, Cinnabon has a new line of products for you. Cinnabon has rolled out its frozen breakfast creations line. The new line includes three sweet items and three savory items including the frosted cinna-sweet swirls…

Cracker Barrel adding alcohol to more menus

Cracker Barrel is keeping the good times flowing, the restaurant chain reportedly adding alcohol to the menu at hundreds of restaurants next year. The southern-style chain began serving booze at 20 locations in June in a bid to boost lost…

Taco Bell is eliminating more menu items

Taco Bell is eliminating Mexican pizza, Pico de Gallo and shredded chicken on November 5th. The restaurant says this move will make room for new innovations like a tropical iced drink and a chicken chipotle melt. Last month, Taco Bell…

Zaxby's in D'Iberville to open Monday for drive-thru only

ATHENS, Ga. — August 25, 2020 — Zaxby’s, the fast-casual chain known for its chicken fingers, wings and signature sauces, announces its first restaurant in D’Iberville, Mississippi. Located at 4032 Promenade Parkway, the new Zaxby’s is owned and operated by…

Cheez-It and Wine Box back with new pairing

You can grab a limited edition boxed wine and Cheez-It combo with rosé and white cheddar crackers. Cheez-It says the white cheddar flavor is a fan favorite and who doesn't love a crisp rosé on a hot summer day? The…

Food Trend Alert: Loaded Tea

A new food trend is popping up around the Coast. Loaded teas claim to pack a nutritional punch and they have been flooding the timelines of multiple social media platforms on the Coast. Downtown Ocean Springs Nutrition specializes in loaded…

Oldest candy brand announces Necco Wafer return

This classic candy is making a comeback! They are called Necco Wafers and it's one of the oldest candy brands in existence. Thursday the Spangler Candy Company announced the flavored discs were heading back to store shelves. Necco Wafers were…

Ben and Jerry's launches space-themed ice cream

Ben and Jerry's is launching a new flavor and we mean it literally, they launched it into the stratosphere. The new limited edition pint is called "boots on the moooo'n." On Tuesday, the ice cream makers sent a pint of…

Chick-fil-A launching meal kits

Want to make mealtime easier at a time when everyone is staying home? Chick-fil-A has you covered. The fast food chain has a new meal kit for customers to buy and reheat at home. It's a chicken parmesan kit for…

Disney shares some theme park recipes

You can now have "goofy" snacks despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Disney properties are closed due to the outbreak, but there are new features on the My Disney Experience app which include Disney Park recipes. One such item that can now…