Seasonal Menus

Coincidental timing is always a funny thing. Last week, just before the pandemic hit, I sat down with Cathead’s Diner owner Donnie Ferneau to go over their new menu option. The plan at Catheads was to launch a roundup of delicious sandwiches that were specifically built with low ticket times …




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 …




What do we actually want from a restaurant experience? I think how you answer that depends mostly on you: your preferences, your experiences, your lot in life. Maybe you just want a good, familiar, hot meal; or maybe you want a generous portion size; or maybe you want an artistic, …




The beauty of the 1836 Club has always been the ability to transform itself into what the members are needing at any given time. Day-to-day it is a great place to stop off for a quiet drink and grab dinner, but it can be a place to hold a private …




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 …




It is strange to think that just a few years ago we complained about the lack of brunch options in Little Rock. Since then brunch has exploded and is frequently one of the busiest service periods for many restaurants. The emerging West Village area (West Rodney Parham), however, has not …




One thing I have learned in 6+ years of covering the local food scene is if a space is going to make it they have to evolve. This is the case with any business, but it is especially true in the restaurant world. Tastes change, chefs come and go, and …




Petit and Keet wraps up their first two years with the largest menu to date, this time adding or significantly adjusting 10 different dishes. While that may not seem like a lot on a few of the larger menu restaurants, Petit & Keet’s dedication to a small menu means 1/3 …




I’ve had Maddie’s Place wrong all these years. You see, all along I’ve always thought of the standout Riverdale establishment as a New Orleans restaurant. And with items like jambalaya, gumbo and po’boys on the menu, there’s no denying where Brian Deloney gets his inspiration and where Maddie’s Place has …




There was a time that no restaurant in Little Rock was hotter than Graffiti’s Italian Restaurant on Cantrell Road. When Paul Bash, Ed Moore and Denis Seyer opened the Italian eatery back in 1984, they brought in sous chefs trained at some of the best culinary schools in the country. …




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