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It’s not officially spring until Capi Peck puts her famous strawberry shortcake back on the Trio’s menu. That happens this weekend; specifically, it happens at 5:30 p.m. this Friday. Trio’s puts its signature dessert on the menu as soon as Arkansas strawberries are in season. After Arkansas berries are done for …




Throughout the 200-ish local restaurants I have had the opportunity to personally see launch across the state over the past five and a half years with Rock City Eats and NWA Eats, I have yet to see one with an opening team as impressive as the group forming over at …




Casey’s Bar-B-Q, which is coming back in the former Arkansas Burger Company location, is hoping to hold its opening day next week. Managing partner David Henry says on Facebook construction teams had to move the restaurant’s smoker to the back of the restaurant, resulting in a rather large hole in …




Fans of The Southern Gourmasian, the brilliant fusion food-truck-turned-restaurant that closed earlier this year, have a new reason for happiness today. Gourmasian owner Justin Patterson and manager CC Key have signed the lease on their new venture called TAE. The Southern-themed restaurant and lounge will occupy the restaurant space of …




One of Little Rock’s most important bar figures is coming back to town for a special one-night event. Lee Edwards of spirits importer Haus Alpenz will hold a pop-up event at the new Proof Bar + Lounge in Hillcrest on Tuesday, April 3. Edwards will be mixing special cocktails using …




Event season has officially come to Little Rock’s brewery scene. For the next four weekends (at least), there will be a minimum of one major beer event, starting with Saturday’s beer garden party at Blue Canoe Brewing Company’s warehouse location on 15th Street. The party is the official opening of …




After a solid decade of business in West Little Rock, Vesuvio Bistro has closed for good. The restaurant ownership thanked its fans and staff on its Facebook page, saying it was time to work on other business. Vesuvio first opened at the end of 2008 at what is now The …




Core Brewing’s new SOMA Public House is set to open this Friday. The space will mark the second location for Core in the Little Rock are and third in Central Arkansas (the other in Hot Springs). The SOMA location will feature 12 tap handles filled with rotating Core beer. The …




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 …




It looks like the poke craze is big enough in Little Rock to add another restaurant. The owners of Poke Hula say they are putting a second location in the Heights neighborhood. This one is going up at Kavanaugh Boulevard, in the location that used to belong to Red Mango. …




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