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Local hotspots featured in national publications
By Staff Report
Mar 21, 2017, 16:13

Recently, local businesses and restaurants in Bay St. Louis, Pass Christian and Kiln were featured in national publications, Glamour Magazine and USA Today.
Perri Ormont Blumberg, author of Glamour's article entitled, "8 U.S. Solo Travel Destinations You Probably Haven't Thought Of," said a solo getaway can be "potentially life-changing about testing your own boundaries by exploring new places on your own."
Bay St. Louis was included among the likes of Norfolk, VA.; Juneau, AK; Finger Lakes, N.Y.; Cape Neddick, ME; Columbus, OH; Portsmouth, NH; and Winston-Salem, NC.
Blumberg described Bay St. Louis as a "resilient town on the water" that has "seriously artsy vibes."
She recommends solo visitors peruse Old Town boutiques such as Smith and Lens gallery and the French Potager.
Other mentions include Treehouse Yoga, Mockingbird Cafe and Hollywood Casino's Spa at the Bay.
Read the full article at http://www.glamour.com/story/us-solo-travel-destinations-for-women.
USA Today's article, "Made in Mississippi: Flavors only found on the Gulf Coast," with corresponding slideshow features Lulu's on Main and many of chef and owner's Nancy Moynan's signature dishes, including Pain Perdu with chicken tenders, Redfish Florentine and bread pudding.
The article also showcases The Blind Tiger and its "standout menu item," steamed Royal Reds shrimp.
The article also features Pop Brothers, the artisan ice pop shop and Pass Christian's Cat Island Coffee.
Pass Christian's Whiskey Prime steakhouse was noted for its Oysters Rockefeller and jumbo lump crab cakes.
The article features Shaggy's waterfront grill and bar in Pass Christian and mentions the restaurant's house-smoked Wahoo dip and Shaggy's jalapeno hushpuppies.
Mississippi's oldest brewery Lazy Magnolia in Kiln was heralded for its brews crafted with pecans or sweet potatoes.
The article also mentioned downtown Bay St. Louis' The Ugly Pirate, the town's "first and only pirate-themed bar."
The photo featured the Ugly Pizza, which boasts a "Greek pizza" with pepperoni, sausage, Gyro meat, onion, green peppers, Greek olives, green olives, mushrooms, feta, basil, tomato, mozzarella and parmesan cheese.
View the picture gallery at http://www.usatoday.com/picture-gallery/travel/experience/food-and-wine/2017/03/10/trademark-tastes-of-mississippis-gulf-coast/99004734/.




















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