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Table 100 co-founders Latham and Roberts become full owners of restaurant

Table 100 co-founders Bill Latham and Al Roberts are pleased to announce they have now assumed full ownership of the recently remodeled restaurant, buying it from parent company Eat Here Brands on Dec. 31. Latham and Roberts also co-founded Eat Here Brands and Babalu, which has eight restaurant locations, including the original in Jackson. “We’re excited to take the reins ...

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Amanda Spradley promoted to general manager at Babalu Fondren

Babalu in Jackson’s historic Fondren District has promoted Amanda Spradley to the position of general manager. She will oversee all daily operations of the restaurant, which is the first and original Babalu location for the brand that has now grown to eight locations across the South. Spradley has worked extensively in the hospitality industry in both Jackson and Memphis, including ...

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Co-working ‘community’ concept coming to Fondren’s Duling Hall

By TED CARTER One really can be the loneliest number if you’re starting a business, especially an innovative one that can succeed only by making inroads into unexplored technological applications. That is an assumption Jackson attorney and entrepreneur Christopher Lomax is making with his Mantle Co-Working, a refuge in Fondren for start-up and established small business owners who can benefit from ...

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Small Business Spotlight: LR Restaurants

The two men who created the popular Jackson restaurant Amerigo are back in the kitchen, cooking up eateries like Babalu and Table 100 and opening Five Guys Burgers and Fries metro-area franchises. Restaurateurs Bill Latham and Al Roberts teamed together more than 20 years ago at the Sundancer, and the result has been a formidable relationship and the base of ...

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Dining Out: Ferris a perfect match for Jackson’s Babalu

When chef David Ferris met with LR Restaurants owners Bill Latham and Al Roberts, it was marriage at first talk, he said. The longtime restaurateurs were tossing around a concept for a restaurant that would serve gourmet tacos and Spanish-style tapas. “It’s something that I’d been wanting to do, and we just hit it off immediately,” Ferris said. A graduate ...

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