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News There isn’t a lot of big news happening this week, but plenty of interesting tidbits to get you caught up on, starting with Big Orange’s massively successful Lucie’s Shake from the month of February. For every rainbow cake-stuffed milkshake sold, Big Orange set aside $3 for Lucie’s Place, a …

News The Fold has begun construction on its patio area to turn the space into a convertible dining area. That means you’ll be able to enjoy the enclosed patio when it’s cold outside, and the restaurant will open it up for the warmer months. As to what the finished reveal …

News If you’re looking for a party this weekend, look no further than 3rd Street in front of Dugan’s Pub downtown. Dugan’s is partnering with Lost Forty Brewing for its seventh annual block party on Saturday from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. This year’s party is headlined by Marion’s Barrett …

News Three black-owned businesses have the honor of making up the inaugural class of the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. Jones Bar-B-Q Diner in Marianna, Lassis Inn in Little Rock and Rhoda’s Famous Hot Tamales in Lake Village were inducted in a ceremony at the Ron Robinson Auditorium Tuesday evening. …

News Today marks the grand opening of The Avenue, the upscale restaurant located in The Waters Hotel in Hot Springs. The restaurant, under the leadership of former SO executive chef Casey Copeland, has been holding soft-open dinner services for the past week and a half ahead of today’s official opening. …

News Three Fold Noodles and Dumpling Co. is targeting August as its move-in date for the new location at 615 Main St., about half a mile away from its current spot on Center St. Three Fold’s Rebecca Yan tells me the restaurant will close for about a week when it …

News The Arkansas Department of Heritage has announced its 12 finalists for the inaugural induction to the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. Among the notable names are Jones BBQ in Marianna, Rhoda’s Famous Hot Tamales in Lake Village, Bruno’s Little Italy and Sim’s Bar-B-Que. A panel will select three of …

News Three Sams BBQ Joint is finally starting to look like its old self again. Construction crews have begun work on rebuilding the front porch, which will be screened in to provide some new outdoor seating. The walls are up around the kitchen, and a new metal roof has been …

News It took several weeks after closing down Bruno’s Deli to get lunch service going again, but Bruno’s Little Italy is now open from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Bruno’s closed the deli after many customers requested restaurant seating to enjoy their lunch. After closing the deli, …

News Mylo Coffee Co. is closed until Saturday to finish the expansion into a portion of what used to be Afterthought Bistro and Bar. The crew at Mylo has been hard at work repurposing the former private dining area into expanded seating and more room for the kitchen for months …

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