Rumbles: Beer Dinner, Closures, and New Brunch Service

Looking to stay on top of all the local brew news? Becca Bona has you covered.

Are you ready for some catfish, craft beer, and fun in Arkadelphia? Arktoberfest is coming October 10! Here’s what to expect: the opportunity to sample craft beers from around the state, a catfish dinner with all the fixings prepared by teams competing for more than $4,000 in cash prizes, food trucks, running and cycling events with cash prizes, pumpkin catapulting, a beard competition, kids’ activities, Arkansas-made products from artisans all across the state, the Arkansas vs. Alabama game on a huge screen, and much more! Tickets go on sale June 15th!

Westover Wednesday is set for later today from 5-8 p.m at Westover Hills Presbyterian Church. The usual cast of characters will be out there, including Le Pops, Black Hound BBQ, Beast, Hot Rod Wieners, Katmandu MoMo, The Pie Hole, Fork in the Road, Southern Salt, and Waffle Wagon.


It’s summer … and Loblolly Creamery has some new flavors for you to check out.

The Southern Gourmasian/Stone’s Throw Brewing beer pairing dinner will be held on Tuesday, June 16 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets available now at the restaurant or by calling 501-313-5645; $50 for one, $90 for two. Preliminary menu: 1st Pork, Shrimp, Vermicelli Spring Rolls; 2nd Surprise Dish from Diamond Chef Finale; 3rd Vietnamese Style Chicken Salad, Noodles, Herbs & Peanuts; 4th LambBQ Roti, Burnt Scallion BBQ Sauce, Sticky Rice; 5th Toffee Brownies, Star Anise infused Tea Sorbet.

For the complete schedule of upcoming cooking classes at Eggshells, click here.

La Casa Real and Bill’s Country Kitchen have closed.

Piro has a new summer seasonal drink menu. Becca Bona has the full details.

The LRCVB is running a sweepstakes to give away four summer vacation packages designed to appeal to both out-of-town visitors and residents of the Little Rock area. Themed prize packages include: “Family Fun” Package: June 1 – June 19; “Presidential Pathways” Package: June 22 – July 10; “Little Rock Libations” Foodie Package: July 13 – July 31; “Dinner and a Show/Downtown Date Night” Package: Aug. 3 – Aug. 21. For more details, click here.

Ira’s Park Hill Grill is starting its brunch service this Sunday, June 14.

Pinnacle Valley Restaurant will be serving two new summer favorites on June 13…milkshakes and pizzas. Full menu items are available all summer. Open Tuesday-Sunday 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Open later Friday and Saturday nights.

Piro Brick Oven & Barroom is hosting “Better Lives Through Pizza Pies” during business hours on Thursday, June 18. Portions of all food sales at lunch and dinner will go towards the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Dugan’s Pub is hosting its Inaugural Human Foosball Tournament on Saturday, June 28. And no, that’s not a typo … “human foosball.”

Domestic Domestic is hosting the 2nd Annual Catfish Social, an old fashioned fish fry with amazing door prizes, cold beer, and hand pies, on June 18 at 5 p.m. TV fishing show pioneer, Jerry McKinnis, will be on hand signing his new book Bass Fishing, Brown Dogs and Curveballs. This is a free event


Rumbles: Beer Dinner, Closures, and New Brunch Service