One of our favorite annual events still has a few openings left for all you barbecue chefs out there. B Street Rib Off is back for its 11th year on Saturday, Sept. 7, in Argenta. Organizer Jason Brown tells me he still has a few spots for teams to sign …




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One of our favorite annual events still has a few openings left for all you barbecue chefs out there. B Street Rib Off is back for its 11th year on Saturday, Sept. 7, in Argenta. Organizer Jason Brown tells me he still has a few spots for teams to sign …




In the Arkansas craft beer community, there are very few beers as celebrated as Cuban Pull Imperiale by Moody Brews. It debuted in late 2016 before Josiah Moody went to Bike Rack Brewing in Bentonville and hasn’t been seen since. However, I’m excited to announce that Cuban Pull Imperiale is …




We made some well-informed predictions back in December based on the rumbles we heard in the industry. As expected, the first half of 2019 was relatively quiet in terms of major restaurant news in Little Rock. The food industry chatter has been on the rise around the middle of the …




Three Central Arkansas breweries have new beers coming on tap this week, starting today with Lost Forty’s regular Freshcut Monday release. The taproom today has the second release of Blueberry Brunch Muffin, a 4.5% ABV gose. This light drinker has a sour backbone with notes of vanilla, blueberries and lemon …




One of Little Rock’s better affordable dining options has closed. Chicago’s Phillys and Gyros on University Ave. announced last week it would be shutting the doors on its restaurant across from UA Little Rock. Owner Fred Farrah announced on Facebook that he is working on a new location somewhere in …




After spending a day with the Arkansas Brewers Guild members at their quarterly tap takeover, I’m pretty sure that there’s no place in the country quite like Prestonrose Farm and Brewing Co. (see header photo). For several hours, the beer community sipped and chatted and laughed on the sloped lawn …




It has been a long four years now since downtown Little Rock had a quality herb and spice shop serving residents and restaurants alike. That is set to change this fall with Fennel and Fire opening their “Flavor Crafting House” at 402 East 3rd Street, across from Dugan’s Pub.  Fennel …




Less than four months after announcing it would be moving, Buffalo Brewing Company is ready to open up its new location. Saturday will be the official opening day for the new Heights taproom, completing the move from its former home at The Water Buffalo. It’s the first brewery to set …




Former Arkansas Heart Hospital chef Coby Smith has landed a new job in another health care facility. Smith has signed on to become the head chef at The Hope Bistro, a new restaurant at the CARTI Cancer Center on John Barrow Road. The Hope Bistro replaces Bray Gourmet at CARTI …




Hillcrest’s restaurant landscape will change in a big way over the next few months, starting this week with the closing of District Fare. The sandwich shop and charcuterie is closing Saturday in coordination with the ongoing construction of Hill Station, the new restaurant just down the street across from El …




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