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There wasn’t a whole lot of fanfare, but Layla’s Gyros and Pizzeria has opened its third location in Central Arkansas. This one is in North Little Rock on E. McCain Blvd. near the Walmart Supercenter. If you’ve never been (and you should fix that if so), Layla’s is not only …




Nominations are now open for the third class of the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame, presented by the Department of Arkansas Heritage. Every year, the hall of fame inducts three local restaurants that have been continuously open for at least 25 years. Six restaurants are in the Arkansas Food Hall …




More than a hundred people have become sick after eating at JJ’s Beer Garden and Brewery in Fayetteville. The Arkansas Department of Health says all illnesses reported have involved diarrhea, vomiting and fever. Nobody has been hospitalized, and so far none of the employees at JJ’s have been affected. The …




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 …




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 …




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