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Stone’s Throw Brewing has announced it is opening a second location in Stifft Station. Ian Beard has confirmed that Stone’s Throw will be opening a taproom in the Allen Building, just a few doors down from The Oyster Bar. The taproom will occupy the westernmost unit in the old strip …




Last week we broke the news that Hillcrest Artisan Meats has returned at District Fare. At the time, we didn’t know much more than Brandon Brown was back and had put five of his famous sandwiches on the menu. We’ve since learned that H.A.M. will continue to expand its presence …




Fayetteville Roots festival is right around the corner. What started as a music-focused event, Roots has grown to become the absolute best annual culinary festival in the state. This year’s event features over 40 chefs spread out across 6 events and 5 locations. It is so much that our annual one story …




Kontiki African Restaurant, the first African restaurant to open in Central Arkansas, is coming to Little Rock. Three weeks ago, the restaurant closed the doors on its location in Alexander and announced a move, but didn’t disclose the location. We’ve now learned Kontiki’s landing spot is The Village Shopping Center …




In a summer full of exciting news from Little Rock’s food scene, this new development might just beat them all. Hillcrest Artisan Meats, the adored restaurant that closed in December 2016, is back. And by “back,” I mean today. Brandon Brown is in the kitchen at District Fare as you …




Fans of Banana Leaf who don’t feel like heading downtown for lunch will have another option starting this weekend. Husband-and-wife team Shan Peth and Purni Muthaian will be starting up a second location inside Asian Groceries on Rodney Parham Rd. The new location should be open this coming Saturday and …




Bark Bar carved out a niche for themselves a year ago as the only dog park and bar combo in the city. A lot has happened within the bar as they have figured out how to run an indoor/outdoor dog park that has a bar and restaurant inside. One of …




Get ready for a new wave of biscuits to arrive in Little Rock this fall. Delta Biscuit Company has been working for almost two years now on getting its food truck business up and running, and this week announced it will be ready before Halloween. Owner Hayne Begley has been …




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 …




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