When times get tough, it’s easy to see who the good people are. It’s been increasingly apparent in two different stories this week. First, Trio’s Restaurant chef and owner Capi Peck has been leading a drive to provide food for the TSA employees who are currently working without pay at …




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The restaurant for the Arkansas Arts Center has always played an interesting role. Yes, it provides food to guests of the Arts Center, and it is also the main caterer for any of their events. The two previous tenants, Best Impressions and Canvas, played those two roles well. It also …




Little Rock’s top recurring collaboration is back this week as Rebel Kettle and Moody Brews once again release Hive Riot, one of our Best Drinks of 2017. Hive Riot is a hoppy honey rye ale brewed with Green Magic hops. My favorite part about this beer when it first debuted …




More than two and a half years after it closed, the restaurant space that once was home to The Afterthought has a new tenant. The Valadez family is opening El Mezcal, a new Mexican-themed restaurant, in the Hillcrest neighborhood. The Valadez family is the owners of the four Cantina Cinco …




A delicious Thanksgiving meal comes in all shapes and forms in Little Rock. Whatever your plans are, there’s an option for you!  If you’re not doing a traditional dinner at home with the folks or if you’re looking for something after we’ve got you covered. This list doesn’t represent every …




Without a doubt, Big Orange has the deepest most craft heavy cocktail bar in talent-rich cocktail town. That is saying a lot compared to the other highly talented bars in town. The latest fall/winter menu does a great job to capture the depth of experimentation, flavors and overall craft of …




Mark this one up to “I’ll believe it when I see it”. Word out yesterday is that longtime Stifft’s Station dive Pizza D’s is closing their doors. I was hesitant to even pass on word about Pizza D’s (officially Pizza D’Action, but no one calls it that), we have seen …




The warning signs have been going off for months, but it seems Live Life Chill has officially closed their doors according to various food and beverage reps and facebook posts by employees. Additionally, we had several people spot equipment being moved out of the location yesterday reduced hours to weekend …




It is that time of year again. Time to see those family members you forget about the other 364 days of the year. Don’t count on cousin Eddy to handle the turkey this year, there are plenty of fantastic local spots who can do it for you and much better. …




I often tell potential restaurant owners that the best part about living in Little Rock is that there is no pressure to create something new, we stay a solid 3-5 years behind trends and something unique will likely fail. The positive is that it gives restaurant owners a chance to …




We now know the six finalists who will challenge next spring for the 2019 Diamond Chef crown. On Monday evening, the 10 semifinalists competed at Pulaski Tech to narrow the field down to six. The finalists are: Jordan Davis – Chenal Country Club Brandon Douglas – Greenleaf Grill Amanda Ivy …




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