Eat

Nestled in the heart of Hillcrest, there’s a small and vibrant restaurant with a blue door. The eatery’s history dates all the way back to the 1950s, making it one of the oldest restaurants in the immediate area. But boy, it’s changed over the years! What started out as a …




Our new series, Classic Lunches, focuses on restaurants that have been fixtures in the central Arkansas midday dining scene for many years. Up first, it’s Scallions, a longtime favorite in the Heights neighborhood. The history Open since the late 1980s, this venerable grande dame of daytime dining is noted for …




Stone’s Throw Brewing might not be the first place you think of for food. For starters, they do not have an actual kitchen in the small brick and mortar brewery. Yet, despite that minor limitation, they are serving up some of the best brew food in Little Rock in their …




What started with cooking family meals during an internship with Heifer international, has blossomed into one of the best farm-to-table food trucks in Central Arkansas. For Luis Vasquez and Darren Strayhorn, bringing people fresh food that is grown locally is the ultimate goal. El Sur Street Food combines a passion …




If you’ve taken a recent trip through Bryant, it’s obvious that the city is growing. Highway 5 is undergoing a major expansion, and orange traffic cones dot the landscape all the way into Benton. Amidst the chaos, in a small strip next to New Life Church, you will find Blue …




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 …




The story starts in Naples, Italy, in the early 1900s when Giovanni Bruno arrived by boat to Ellis Island and opened one of the first pizzerias in New York City. Fast-forward to 1947, Bruno’s son Vincent “Jimmy” Bruno opens Little Italy Café in Levy, Arkansas. Less than two years later, …




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 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame inducted its fourth class Monday evening, selecting three businesses from outside the state’s two largest restaurant markets. Ed Walker’s Drive-in and Restaurant in Fort Smith, Murry’s Restaurant in Hazen, and Cattleman’s Steak House in Texarkana make up the Hall’s 2020 class. Murry’s and Cattleman’s …




At the end of January, Sergiy and Yana Polyakov relocated Alexa’s Creperie of Hot Springs to a higher-traffic location in the Cornerstone Market Place and refreshed the menu, adding additional European specialties. The 6.5-mile move is minuscule compared to others the couple made in life. Sergiy and Yana were born …




Back