First poke came to downtown, then to the Heights neighborhood, and soon to Conway. That has to have left folks in West Little Rock feeling left out, but not for long. Ohia Poké owners Sonny Nguyen and Au Tran are opening a second location in the Promendade at Chenal. The …




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First poke came to downtown, then to the Heights neighborhood, and soon to Conway. That has to have left folks in West Little Rock feeling left out, but not for long. Ohia Poké owners Sonny Nguyen and Au Tran are opening a second location in the Promendade at Chenal. The …




At the beginning of 2017, chef Ira Mittelman announced he was closing Ira’s Park Hill Grill for a move to downtown Little Rock to participate in the revitalization of Main Street. At that time, he told me he was hoping to open by spring, though delays could push him into …




The Arkansas Brewers Guild is heading to Baxter County this weekend for a tap takeover at Gravity BrewWorks in Big Flat, Arkansas. On Saturday, Gravity will host 10 local breweries in addition to their own brews: Apple Blossom, Bentonville Brewing, Brick and Forge, Bubba Brews, Fossil Cove, Gravity, Lost Forty, …




By this point it is no big secret how much the Northwest Arkansas food and brewing scene has grown over the past few years. I find myself up there every couple of months and I cannot keep up with all of the openings each time I am up. With opportunities …




Excaliburger is on its way west and won’t be back in Arkansas for at least at few months. Owner Kyle Pounders has been posting updates on Facebook of his food truck’s journey. Most recently, Excaliburger has been doing events and pop-ups in Colorado. Back in May, Pounders told me his …




You might as well call At the Corner the Queen of Little Rock Breakfast. For more than three years, the downtown diner has served office workers and weekend shoppers in the morning and afternoon, but it’s been breakfast and brunch that have truly put the restaurant on the map. Now, …




It’s a pretty slow week for the beer scene, but there are still a few new releases to tell you about. It starts today at Lost Forty Brewing, where the Freshcut Monday release is the new Lemonade Cream Ale Shandy. A shandy is a beer mixed with a nonalcoholic beverage, …




It is no secret that locally owned shops are struggling against online companies like Amazon that make ordering easy and shipping fast. As a result many have gone out of business or struggle to make a consistent profit. Art is in Cakes owner Natalie Madison knew this alarming trend when …




Due to July 4 landing squarely in the middle of a week this year, most restaurants and breweries will be open tomorrow. Some exceptions include EJ’s, David’s Burgers, At the Corner and Kontiki African Restaurant. If you’re planning on heading out for lunch or dinner tomorrow, be sure to check …




Independence Day is this week, and there is plenty of good beer to go around. Case in point: Rebel Kettle’s excellent raspberry sour Summer Jam returns this Thursday at 4:30 p.m. At only 4.5 percent, this sour ale is made for seconds (or thirds) and has a wonderful combination of …




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