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Restaurant and food news from around Little Rock

This week’s food news from local blogs and food writers focuses on foodie tips for Valentine’s Day, as well as highlights the goings on from around the state. In need of a good story full of Southern roots and, more importantly, Southern comfort food? Kat Robinson of Tie Dye Travels …




Sad news to report … we’ve confirmed that Sno-White Grill, a Pine Bluff institution since 1970, is closing on February 14th. According to Pine Bluff Briefing, the location will turn into an Italian restaurant, although we here at RCE can’t confirm that. It’s always sad when a local establishment closes up …




“Neapolitan pizza is the essence of what pizza is intended to be,” say Jason Neidhardt, co-owner of Piro Brick Oven & Barroom, the soon-to-open pizzeria housed in the burgeoning South Main neighborhood. The restaurant represents another step forward in the development along Little Rock’s Main St., and also signifies the …




The relocation of the Whole Foods Market from Rodney Parham to its new home at 501 S. Bowman Road is nearing completion. The new store is set to open for business on February 18th. That day, there will be free coffee, pastries and a grand opening ceremony from 7:30-8AM, with doors opening …




Food truck turned brick and mortar restaurant, The Southern Gourmasian, is arguably this year’s most anticipated opening so far.  Announced in July, the new restaurant at 219 W. Capitol hopes to be open to the public next week. The dining room carries much of the modern styling used in the …




Exploring the local food scene is better when you have more than one set of eyes on the job. Featured here are blogs and writers who have picked up on a cool story that I thought was mouth wateringly worth sharing. This past week was a rather warm one for …




For a combination of down-home Southern food tagged with flair, locals know to visit South on Main for lunch and/or dinner. Chef Matt Bell’s creative food combos give a salute to Southern food from all over the region, and today we have an exclusive first look at the new 2015 …




Folks, you’ve been clamoring for more breakfast options around town, and apparently, restaurant owners are listening. Natchez, one of the city’s top dining destinations, will now offer a breakfast service … starting tomorrow. “I love breakfast! It’s my favorite meal that I will eat at any hour of the day,” says …




This year Valentine’s Day falls on a Saturday, making it the perfect time to take your special someone out to eat on a romantic dinner. Little Rock offers a wide variety of set-menus for love-birds, but keep in mind, most restaurants suggest making a reservation, spaces are filling up fast. …




It’s official … according to new chef/owner Ira Mittelman, the space previously occupied by E’s Bistro (3812 JFK Blvd) will become Ira’s Park Hill Grill, with a tentative opening date set for mid-February. “The concept will be casual fine dining, with a chef-driven menu, an extensive wine list and full …




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