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One of the state’s most underrated food festivals is this weekend in downtown Little Rock. IndiaFest 2018 is Sunday at the Little Rock River Market pavilion and amphitheater from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. While there are plenty of festivals that get more attention, IndiaFest might just have the best …




Delucas Pizzeria in Hot Springs has been the best pizza in the state for the past several years. Despite the almost hidden location on Park Avenue, people from around the state have made the pilgrimage to the dive to eat. Now they are on the move to a prime location in …




Stop what you’re doing right now if you haven’t checked out the touching video on Baja Grill’s Facebook page that is threatening to go viral. The video’s description only says that the restaurant staff came together to buy a car for their night-shift host. I texted general manager Heather Baber, …




Main Street in downtown Little Rock will be packed on Saturday for the eighth annual Main Street Food Truck Festival. This year more than 60 food trucks from all over Arkansas will be on hand for the event. The festival has not yet posted a full list of trucks, but …




Nothing stays a secret very long in Little Rock, especially when it involves a celebrity food personality. Multiple folks have let us know they’ve seen Guy Fieri out and about in Little Rock this week. We can confirm that Fieri is shooting for his uber-popular Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives in …




One of the most well-publicized spots in the Little Rock food scene is about to undergo a significant change in leadership. Coby Smith announced yesterday that he has left the Arkansas Heart Hospital. The Heart Hospital made an unexpected splash in the food scene when they rolled out a ramen …




Lost Forty Brewing is getting you ready for Labor Day weekend. It starts today with the Freshcut Monday release of a new batch of Month of Sundays Amarillo Pale Ale. This is the third release of this citrus-forward beer, which uses 100 percent Amarillo hops for a crisp, light pale …




Southern Salt Food Company, one of the anchors of Little Rock’s food truck resurgence in 2014, has closed for good. The quirky little truck run by Lauren McCants hasn’t been very active in more than a year, and last week McCants announced she was closing the business. In its prime, …




Heifer International has had a strong impact on hunger worldwide since it moved the headquarters to Little Rock in the early 1970s. Over the past several years the organization has worked to increase their cooperation with the surrounding Little Rock area by both including them in the organization’s missions and …




New this year to Fayetteville Roots is the Food & Spirits event this Saturday at the Pratt Place. The event serves as the cornerstone for the culinary programming, providing nearly a full day of food and spirit related activities. The event itself combines some existing content such as the Taste …




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