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I have said it several times around here, but the Fayetteville Roots Festival has the best culinary programing of any festival in the state. That is saying a lot for something that also is one of the best music festivals as well. This year, after years of begging on my …




Heifer International knows how to put on an event. From the swanky white linen Feast of the Fields to the quirky Alpacapalooza, their events brought tons of folks to East Village well before East Village was a thing. In just the second year the subtly named Urban Farm Fest on …




October is brimming with events, fundraisers, fall festivals, and more. If you blink, the entire month could be over, and you might have missed the highlights. That’s why it’s absolutely necessary for you to mark your calendar for Monday, October 16, for Thea Foundation’s annual Blue Plate Special. From 6 …




Each year in the fall there seems to be a concentrated period of time where everyone decides to throw a food or beer event all at once. This year, it starts the week after next and goes for about a month. During that time there are more great events than …




So you like to occasionally enjoy a craft beer or two. Maybe you even consider yourself a bit of a foodie. If not, you at least know a good brew when you drink one, and you most certainly know what you like to eat. It’s time to take it to …




The local restaurant world can be a highly competitive business. Competing restaurants are constantly positioning themselves against each other, trying hard to earn your dollar. The day-to-day world looks like any other business market. The ones who fight the hardest, make the right moves, and even sometimes play a little …




Fayetteville Roots has existed for most of the previous seven years under the radar as far as state festivals go. Part of it is the limited available tickets, part of it is the quirky (but really exceptional) folk music that grabs the spotlight. The culinary side of the festival, which …




Delight your mom this Mother’s Day by treating her to brunch and enjoy the offerings of our local food scene. Whether your family enjoys sweet or savory, there’s something for everyone. Read on to find the perfect place to celebrate the women you love. Rebel Kettle Brewing Co. will be …




The B Street Rib Off is back for the 9th year and has quickly become our favorite BBQ competition around. Last year the competition (which moved to Argenta in 2015) created a much more public friendly atmosphere, this year looks to do much of the same. This year’s competition will …




If you’re a lover of food and a good brew, and you haven’t been to one of the many collaborative beer dinners in Rock City, you’re doing yourself a disservice. Last night South on Main and Lost Forty Brewing collaborated on their third annual Winter Beer Dinner. Think excellent food, …




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