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Joel DiPippa

Joel DiPippa
Joel DiPippa is a local food and drink aficionado and freelance writer with Eat Arkansas, Treatsie, Southern Ash, and more.

While the COVID-19 pandemic affected many aspects of our life, the hospitality industry in particular was hard hit.  As restaurants and bars were prohibited from having dine-in or on premises customers, there was a great deal of scrambling to find what to do in the interim.  While many restaurants transitioned …




As we try to practice the recommended social distancing to minimize the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, there’s a difficult question to answer: how do we keep enjoying life? The good news is that many restaurants have expanded their takeaway or delivery options in the wake of the spread …




Cocktail menus around town are beginning to change to welcome spring and Big Orange Midtown is no exception. The restaurant built its reputation on the combination of great chef inspired burgers and classic cocktails and the new spring menu shows off the creativity of the bartenders there.  The menu maintains …




Since 2007, Cregeen’s Irish Pub has served as the gateway to Argenta and heralded the redevelopment that continues today through North Little Rock’s Main Street. Cregeen’s exudes coziness and the comfortable dark African mahogany bar you might expect. For over a decade, Cregeen’s has been the cornerstone of Argenta’s redevelopment …




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