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The longtime owner of SO Restaurant in Hillcrest has died. Regina Smith passed away Friday at her home surrounded by her family and closest friends. Smith had fought cancer and health issues for years while running the restaurant and making the chocolate sack dessert that she introduced to Little Rock’s …




Finally (finally!) cold weather has arrived in Little Rock, just in time for this weekend’s 13th Ever Nog-Off at the Historic Arkansas Museum. This is always the holiday season’s most festive food event. This year, nine teams will compete for the People’s Choice; Taster’s Choice; and the untraditional Not Your …




It’s been open for a few weeks now, but The Wunderhaus in Conway is making it official this weekend. Friday is The Wunderhaus’ grand opening celebration and the first time the restaurant is offering dinner service. Starting this weekend, The Wunderhaus will be open for lunch Monday through Friday and …




Arkansas’ premiere cooking competition has narrowed its field down to the final six. These finalists emerged from the Diamond Chef semifinals on Monday and will cook against one another and last year’s champion Mary Beth Ringgold in April: Casey Copeland – The Avenue Jordan Davis – Chenal Country Club Brandon …




In a rather sudden move, Maumelle’s Cock of the Walk restaurant has closed for good. The restaurant made the announcement last Thursday and shut down that same day. In a statement released on its Facebook page, someone with the restaurant said everything happened very quickly, and employees were having a …




Arkansas’ top cooking competition is going social. The 2018 Diamond Chef competition is looking for ten competitors for the opening round of the annual cook-off, and this year, you get to decide who competes. From now until Nov. 6, you can visit the Diamond Chef “Makin’ the Cut” webpage, watch …




Cheese dip lovers, your weekend is here. The World Cheese Dip Championship celebrates its seventh year on Saturday at the Clinton Presidential Center in downtown Little Rock. Fourteen professional and amateur competitors will bring out their best melted cheese app for the judges and the crowd. Tickets to the event …




Core Brewing Adds South Main Public House – We have been sitting on this one a bit waiting for the space to take shape, but it appears the word is starting to leak out. Core Brewing is adding a second Public House in the Little Rock area, this one going …




All of us at Rock City Eats want to wish a happy second anniversary to La Terraza Rum and Lounge. Two years ago, Armando and Sarah Bolanos took over the space that once belonged to Acadia Restaurant in Hillcrest and turned it into a Venezuelan restaurant with Mediterranean influence and …




It has been a long 19 months for fans of Three Sams BBQ Joint (as well as for staff and owner Annette Jones), but the long wait appears to finally be near an end. Jones tells me all that is left before opening are the final health and fire inspections. …




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