Mugs Cafe

News Honey Pies will hold its grand opening celebration on Saturday, August 6. The pie shop has been open for business for a couple of weeks now, but this will mark the official kickoff event for Sharon Woodson’s business. As part of the party, Ken Dempsey will be on hand …




News As if you needed another reason to get excited for Rebel Kettle Brewing Company’s upcoming grand opening, the brewery has hired Jim Pat to serve as its head chef. Pat last worked with The Southern Gourmasian, both in the restaurant and back in the food truck days. Pat tells …




“When is Speakeasy opening?” “Any update on Speakeasy?” “I thought I saw someone at Speakeasy, are they open?” If my text and Facebook messages are any indication, Speakeasy Coffee Bar from the owners of Mugs Cafe is going to be as hot as their fantastic cappuccino. So to answer all your …




Dear Mr. Bourdain, As a long-time admirer of all your irreverent and wholly entertaining escapades around the globe, I feel obliged to enlighten you on some of pleasures that await you should you decide to make Little Rock one of your future travel destinations. We are no match for the …




Some women do not like to go out for a meal on their own. I’m not one of those women. I think a fine meal dining solo is a luxury that should be enjoyed as often as a woman is willing and able. I work for myself out of a …




Any trip inside a restaurant and it is easy to see that food industry people love tattoos almost as much as food itself. We rounded up some of our favorite tattoos from Little Rock food personalities to showcase their ink and get the story behind the tattoos.




Giving you the skinny on recent eating experiences YaYa’s Euro Bistro is the definition of a solid restaurant. That is to say it’s never a dining experience that will blow your socks off, yet it rarely, if ever, disappoints. My salmon with Brussels sprouts and fingerling potatoes proved satisfactory, although …




Mugs Cafe in Argenta has long been one of our favorite coffee outposts since opening in July 2013. Over the past two years, we have watched the crowd at Mugs rapidly grow, and now Mugs is ready to expand south to Bryant with Speakeasy Coffee Bar. Speakeasy Coffee Bar will …




Ever wonder what makes some of Little Rock’s food personalities tick? Rock City Eat’s latest series, Food Insider, takes a look at individuals who are helping change the landscape of our city’s culinary scene. Whether they’re in the kitchen, managing a storefront, farming land or running a food truck … …




My weekly views… Dinner events, special engagements and charity functions are all over the place this time of year. I attended two of them this week—Natchez Turns 2 and the No Kid Hungry Wine Dinner at South on Main—and left both very happy. And that’s not the wine talking. Chef …




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