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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 …




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, …




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 …




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 …




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 …




Excaliburger is on its way west and won’t be back in Arkansas for at least at few months. Owner Kyle Pounders has been posting updates on Facebook of his food truck’s journey. Most recently, Excaliburger has been doing events and pop-ups in Colorado. Back in May, Pounders told me his …




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