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NY Times explores culture of Mississippi's comeback sauce

JACKSON, Mississippi — Comeback sauce, a spicy, versatile remnant of a bygone South, is making something of, well, a comeback. And it is reminding Southerners of an old connection to Hellenic culture. Jackson was one of the many Southern towns where Greek immigrants found cafe jobs beginning in the 1920s. They learned the trade and English, eventually opening their own ...

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Customers have been coming back to Mayflower Café for generations

It is only fitting that the Mayflower Café is particularly well known for its “comeback sauce.” That is because the café regarded as one of Jackson’s favorite seafood restaurant has been attracting back diners now for generations. “Many generations of hometown people have come through here,” said Mayflower Café owner Jerry Kountouris. “Parent brought their kids, who grew up and ...

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Read June 11, 2012 issue of the MBJ

>> EATON AEROSPACE Material not intentionally withheld, two lawyers fired— By Clay Chandler Also in this week’s paper: >> IRBY IS STATE’S NEWEST BILLION DOLLAR COMPANY The 86-year-old Jackson company opened its new $6 million sales center and corporate headquarters last week— by Ted Carter >> STATE SAW RECESSION IN 2011 Negative GDP blamed— by Ted Carter >> FARM BUREAU ...

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