Vegan restaurant and catering company The Veg has abruptly relocated from its location on Markham Street to West 6th Street and is now open for breakfast and lunch service. The Veg is now operating out of the space that was once home to Lulav. After spending over a year at …

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Last fall we began taking a weekly look at new food and food related events going on around the Little Rock area in a series called Around the Rock. It has become a community look at what is happening on the rapidly growing food scene in town. We decided to take …

This darn ice has been wreaking havoc on my social life, but fortunately, I was able to get out just a bit this week. A few buddies and I finally paid a visit to Bruno’s Little Italy in downtown the other night. A feeling of contentment resided over the group after …

To many who never lived in Saline County, Ed and Kay’s dinner is easily overlooked. It sits on the southwest edge of the Benton, just to the right as I-30 is taking you away to likely a more enjoyable destination of Dallas or Hot Springs. If you are from Saline …

How in the world has it taken me almost two years to order the truffle deviled eggs appetizer at The Pantry? The execution on this American picnic table classic, with its light, smooth piped-in filling, is both beautiful and delectable. Add just a slight crack of salt and pepper over the top and enjoy yourself one …

Time is an amazing thing. Especially living in any decent sized city. What time makes new today it will bulldoze tomorrow. We see that a lot in the food industry. Everyone is entranced with the next new thing. South on Main, Cache, or whatever Donnie Ferneau and Lee Richardson are …

Dear Bossa Nova, know this … you serve one of the best lunches in town. I’ve been a few times and absolutely love the food coming out of your kitchen. But goodness, please lower your prices a bit. My smoked salmon wrap, with basil pesto, cream cheese, capers, lettuce and …

This week marked the return to patio dining season, even if the local weathermen are trying to put a temporary hold on it. One of our favorite things about spring and fall in Little Rock is enjoying lunch or after work drinks on some of the excellent patios around town. …

I’ve written some choice words in the past about our nationwide epidemic of crappy kid’s menus. We want our children to have a variety of healthy food options, but yet most restaurants offer the same old choices of cheese pizza, hot dogs, French fries and mac and cheese. Not at …

I met Michael Juiliano, the man better known as Hot Dog Mike, for the first time in the summer of 2010. He had his shiny steel cart parked in an alley in downtown Little Rock and there was no one around. Mike that day was humble, friendly, and maybe even a …

We have been good friends and big fans of Little Rock based startup Treatsie. First shipping last year, Treatsie offers monthly subscription boxes of artisan sweets from carefully curated small batch candy makers. Think Birchbox meets jam of the month club, but a whole lot better. “There are millions of …

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