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Blue Sail Coffee has been quietly turning out some amazing coffee in Conway for the past couple of years. The cozy confines of their Downtown, Front Street location has become a favorite for Conway locals, even spinning out a fellow coffee shop. It is still a relative unknown to most …

The first thing I think of when I hear “Gourmet Popcorn” are the old three compartment tins my grandpa would get as a kid. There was the “cheese” flavor that tasted like someone dumped Kraft Mac and Cheese powder on styrofoam, caramel covered that was as if someone dipped styrofoam …

Summer’s temperatures have finally started coming down a little giving us all the chance to pause “Stranger Things” and bike over to our local snow cone stand for a taste of our childhood. For those who make the bike ride to Maumelle, where SugARush Snoballs Truck is usually parked, they will find …

Little Rock has a long running success of being a second market for a number of Memphis and Dallas hot spots as they look to grow. Almost all have done very well in Little Rock, so it is no surprise that as Memphis based Soul Fish Cafe set their eyes …

Let me just start off by saying that I really didn’t expect to like JJ’s Grill as much as I did. Before attending the soft open Friday, I had surveyed the menu and website and didn’t find anything that really stood out. But looks can be deceiving, and JJ’s quickly …

You’d be forgiven for thinking that this day would never come, but at long last, Bruno’s Deli is open for business. The new lunchtime-only restaurant on Main Street celebrates its grand opening today, filling a big hole in downtown’s quick lunch options, something its parent company Bruno’s Little Italy hasn’t …

When I think of Arkansas food, catfish always comes to mind. From downtown Little Rock to the far reaches of Paragould and Texarkana, I can just about guarantee you there’s a restaurant selling catfish within 15 miles no matter where you are in this state. Of course, catfish is relatively …

We have been eagerly anticipating the opening of our favorite pie maker, Honey Pies, to open up since they announced their brick and mortar back in May. Following an inspection this afternoon they are approved and will be up and going tomorrow with additional items slowly adding in the days …

Beer is great. Beer with food? Even better. Many of the city’s breweries take that theory to heart, offering full menus to go with their own craft beer selections. It’s part of the reason that Vino’s, Lost Forty and even newcomers Rebel Kettle are enjoying such success. Count Blue Canoe …

In truth, there’s really not enough good French options in Little Rock. I’m not really sure why that is…perhaps it’s not the sort of thing the Little Rock dining public demands. But luckily, we’ve got a solid option opening to the public today. La Madeleine is a franchise based out …

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