Two special dinners are coming up that are well worth your time and money. Regrettably, both the No Kid Hungry dinner and the Blue Plate Special are on the same evening, so you’ll have to choose which one to go to. In the past, we’ve called the No Kid Hungry …




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Two special dinners are coming up that are well worth your time and money. Regrettably, both the No Kid Hungry dinner and the Blue Plate Special are on the same evening, so you’ll have to choose which one to go to. In the past, we’ve called the No Kid Hungry …




There is no shortage of great events, supporting great causes, and full of great food in October. One of our favorites every year has become the Blue Plate Special supporting Thea Foundation. This year it brings together eight talented chefs to raise money to help promote the arts among Arkansas’s …




After making a few appearances at beer festivals around the state this year, StudDuck Beers is open for business in Lonsdale. StudDuck is now the fourth brewery operating in Garland County. Owners Brad Bassett and Jerry Luckett have been working on the concept for a couple of years, and their …




Atlas Bar opened up in SoMa (South Main) earlier this year and quickly became a go-to spot for neighborhood folks like myself to stop in for a well-crafted drink. Now, after spending some time becoming familiar with their audience they are ready to roll out a whole new set of …




We love any chance to support a ton of local restaurants while giving back to causes that matter here at Rock City. That is why for the second year we are excited to work with Heifer International to raise money for their world hunger relief efforts while promoting a ton …




Fall weather is finally (finally!) here, and Central Arkansas’ breweries are taking full advantage. This week’s lineup of new beer releases starts today at 4 p.m. at Lost Forty’s Freshcut Monday event. It’s the return of Bare Bones Pilsner, one of the original Lost Forty brews on tap when the …




We often refer to Arkansas as a melting pot of various different regional food. From Cajun to Tex Mex, BBQ to Soul food, we blend it all into our own unique cuisine. It also means that we do not get to call many things truly our own. The major exception …




Opening day has been pushed back slightly for the revamped Hillcrest Area Market, or HAM as we’re all going to call it. Originally set for Oct. 1, the market is now looking at opening next Tuesday or Wednesday. HAM is opening in conjunction with the upcoming Hill Station restaurant across …




From opening day Petit & Keet has maintained one of the best bar programs in the state, backed by a group of all-star bartenders led by Alan Napier. They have done a great job of understanding their audience while bringing consistently good drinks. The new fall cocktail menu is yet …




The weather reports say cooler temperatures are coming next week, and Central Arkansas breweries are clearly ready for it. There are several fall-themed releases hitting this week, including a couple of brand-new beers. Let’s start at Rebel Kettle Brewing Company, where this week’s 4:30 Thursday event is Donut Stop Believin’ …




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