This week we continue with our reader’s choice in the 4th annual Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony on February 25th at the Ron Robinson Theater (tickets are available here) will crown the real winners, but we are curious what you think. As with last week, we will …




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This week we continue with our reader’s choice in the 4th annual Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony on February 25th at the Ron Robinson Theater (tickets are available here) will crown the real winners, but we are curious what you think. As with last week, we will …




Nibble until your content or take it to a belt-loosening status, scrumptious eats are just weeks away… I’m talking about this year’s 16th annual Taste of Little Rock, an event that continues to help UA Little Rock students pursue their goals toward graduation. Expect to taste some of the best …




Atlas Bar in SoMa seems to be going through what every bar and restaurant that opens in Central Arkansas has to deal with: waiting for permits to be processed. Atlas Bar was supposed to have its grand opening yesterday, but at least one of its permits isn’t ready at this …




I’ve had Maddie’s Place wrong all these years. You see, all along I’ve always thought of the standout Riverdale establishment as a New Orleans restaurant. And with items like jambalaya, gumbo and po’boys on the menu, there’s no denying where Brian Deloney gets his inspiration and where Maddie’s Place has …




One of Central Arkansas’ best annual releases comes Wednesday at Flyway Brewing. For the third year, Flyway is releasing its Lord God Imperial Chocolate Stout, an 11 percent ABV booze monster that packs a lot of flavor. This is a triple chocolate stout brewed with cacao nibs from Izard Chocolate. …




The 4th annual Arkansas Food Hall of Fame induction ceremony is just a few weeks away on February 25th at the Ron Robinson Theater. The Hall of Fame takes nominations from across the state and a panel of judges selects the winners in each of the categories. Tickets are available …




The problem with seasonal cocktails menus in Arkansas around this time of year is that at any point it could be any of the four seasons. Today, for instance, we have even managed to experience all four in one day. The fine folks at Petit & Keet get it, they …




The restaurant business demands a lot from a person. Patience, creativity, intelligence, resilience, calmness under pressure … these are all traits that you must have to succeed in the kitchen. But the quality that might be most valuable in this industry is toughness, and it’s a quality that you can’t …




It’s not unusual to find a smiling face behind the bar at Sauce(d), and if you have visited recently in the evenings, you have probably been greeted with Shayla Lewis’ smile. She is welcoming, without a doubt, most of her regulars go straight to the bar, or snag a seat …




North Little Rock-based catering business Simply the Best has closed. The business shut down last week after the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration issued a close order due to nonpayment of state sales tax. The company’s website and Facebook page have both been shut down. There are several people …




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