West Little Rock – rejoice! A new local option has opened up for sushi lovers – and upon first glance – it looks promising. Stealthily, not unlike a martial arts master, Ninja Bar, Sushi & Grill opened its doors to the public at the beginning of August. Located on 5501 …




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The best regularly occurring beer party in town is this Saturday, when Stone’s Throw Brewing celebrates its fourth birthday with the Block on Rock block party. If you’ve ever been to one, you know that Stone’s Throw isn’t one to keep the party to itself. Food trucks, other local breweries, …




Chef Shuttle dominated the restaurant food delivery business for three years in Central Arkansas. That all came to an end back in May when Chef Shuttle sold to Bite Squad, another food delivery service based out of Minneapolis. Now it appears the floodgates for restaurant delivery is wide open in …




Most Arkansas restaurants have that one dish that they’re known by. It’s the dish that you crave, the one that puts the restaurant on the map. It’s the signature dish. This series tells the stories behind some of Little Rock’s most iconic plates and explores what makes them so memorable. …




We told you a few weeks ago that Amanda Ivy, former sous chef at the 1836 Club, recently made the transition over to Old Mill Bread as their new executive chef. I decided to stop in to Old Mill to see how things were going with the new role. Ivy, …




News A couple of Little Rock chefs are getting some national exposure on Food Network starting this month. On Sunday, July 30, at 7 p.m., Old Mill Bread Company chef Amanda Ivy will compete on a grillmaster edition of Guy’s Grocery Games. The show is a cooking competition with contestants …




Little Rock has always been an interesting food scene. Like a lot of the middle of the country, we lag behind the coasts on trends. At the same time, it gives us room to see if trends will work out and wait until they are almost perfected before becoming a …




I know this summer has been awash in fruit beers, but Stone’s Throw has one coming out you really need to try. Its #NewBrewFriday release is the Pit Boss Peach Hefe, and when I sampled it this weekend, I thought it was just about perfect. It’s a wonderfully made Hefeweizen …




As soon as you enter The Meteor Cafe, the newest Little Rock coffee shop on the corner of Markham and Kavanaugh, you are greeted by a friendly staff, the savory aroma of Intelligentsia coffee, a plethora of yummy baked goods, and a airy layout that makes you want to take …




Benton has been on a bit of a roll lately with bringing in a horde of mass-chain restaurants, which is unfortunately because there are some great local gems that dot the town. The new tex-mex spot, Agave Grill, seems poised to buck the recent trend by bringing a high-quality eatery …




News We’re only weeks away from a few openings in the Central Arkansas area. I spoke with Three Sams BBQ Joint owner Annette Davis about her rebuilding after a fire gutted the restaurant last year. Davis says all that remains are a few kitchen updates, along with finishing touches on …




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