Birmingham, Alabama, is a city that is almost synonymous with the heart of America’s most important social justice movements. The Civil Rights movement has some of its most important foundational history here. While many folks may look for the best soul food in Birmingham in a historic down-home kitchen or fancy downtown establishment, you may be surprised to hear that some of the best meals here are served on wheels.

Today, Jackson has the nickname the “crossroads of the south.” It lies halfway between New Orleans, Louisiana, and Memphis, Tennessee, on Interstate 55 and between Birmingham, Alabama, and Shreveport, Louisiana, on Interstate 20. Locals also have called it the “city of soul” because of its lively music scene, featuring gospel, jazz, blues, and folk musicians. Soul food in Jackson is another point of pride—for good reason.

Ackatown is a locally-owned coffee boutique designed to reflect the unique personality and charm of old Storyville with excellent offerings and customer service. There is something for everyone here. In addition to premium coffee and espresso drinks, the boutique also serves loose leaf teas, juice,...

Fresh baked cookies made by tough guys with a soft spot for sweets! Apart from our delicious cookies, we offer ice cream sandwiches, hot cookie sundaes, milkshakes, Bundt cakes, and caramel/chocolate pecan candy called Jaxon Treats. Our sweets are sure to make you smile!