If you like fries, then you’re in for a treat. And if you get full from the carb overload, head over to a mattress and bedding store. Both are opening soon in The Mall at Barnes Crossing.
• Coming soon in the food court, probably in the next couple of weeks, is Jimmy’s Seaside Fries.
So what kind of fries? Jimmy’s has “topped” and “tossed” fries on the menu. For example, think of chili cheese fries or fries covered with shredded pork , seaside sauce, jalapeños and bacon bits. Or fries tossed with barbecue seasoning, Old Bay seasoning, parmesan cheese or other flavors.
It also has funnel cakes and funnel fries.
Jimmy’s Seaside Fries will go in the space most recently filled by Krispy Krunchy Chicken; before that it was the spot for Bar-B-Que by Jim.
The franchise concept has six locations (including Tupelo), plus eight more under development.
• As for the other new store coming to the mall, it’ll open sometime in August. It’ a Sleep Number store and is going in the former Gap space adjacent to Chico’s.
The company sells beds, pillows and bedding (sheets, comforters, mattress pads).
The Minneapolis-based company has 440 stores nationwide and recorded sales of $960 million for 2013.