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Spots in the Rivermarket come up so infrequent that it was no surprise when Rumba Revolution on the corner of Clinton Ave and La Harpe closed earlier this year it was snatched up immediately. Just four months later the spot is ready to open as a new concept called Live …




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 context of a restaurant is usually everything. A place in a small town seems better because there is nothing else around. However, on a few rare occasions it means nothing A few months ago a friend invited me out to a restaurant opening in Hot Springs Village. For those …




It’s not every day you will catch me going on and on about dressing. But then, it’s not every day that a restaurant opens in Little Rock with as much pedigree and promise as TAE – that’s True Arkansas Eatery. TAE comes from the team behind beloved fusion restaurant The …




For years the Hall family has made a huge impact on Little Rock through their family farm and their grocery store/restaurant K Hall and Son’s Produce on Wright Avenue. Now it looks like the third generation of Halls are about to branch out. The brothers David Jr, Daron, and Devin …




Katmandu Momo in Conway officially opened its doors Monday, starting with lunch service from 11 to 2 and dinner from 5 to 9. The expansion, in the center of downtown Conway on 1018 Oak St., represents so much more than just a new restaurant for Katmandu Momo. With more than …




We have kept a close eye on the progress at Sauced Bar and Oven over the last few weeks. It is the next bright spot in the west Rodney Parham food scene, an area that is quickly becoming one of the strongest in the city. All the equipment is in …




Be sure to check the end of this article, The Movie Tavern has offered up a $25 gift card for us to give away. From the very first time I walked into the famed original Alamo Draft House in Austin I’ve wanted something like that for Little Rock. Alamo will …




The final piece to one of the most anticipated projects in downtown is finally ready to open their doors. The Fassler Hall, a German style beer hall is officially open for the public. If our initial tasting is any indication, this should be one of the bright spots of the …




Springing from a 21-year old legacy in southern Arkansas, Cinnamon Crème Bakery is Little Rock’s newest family-run bakery, filled with favorites like cinnamon rolls, apple fritters, fresh bread, and fried and baked pies alike. With a charming couple at the helm, Crystal and Truman Cooper, they intend to steer Little …




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