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Restaurant and food news from around Little Rock

Prior to my arrival in the great state of Arkansas, I spent four years to a little city just southeast of us…a town they like to call “Big D” (and it’s not “the” Big D…that’s a surefire way to single yourself out as an outsider). It was my first time …




It didn’t take long after Bosco’s closed shop on their prime River Market location at 500 President Clinton Ave. Local pizza company Damgoode pies announced to us this morning that they have finalized details to establish a new flagship restaurant in the location. When we talked to owner Jeff Trine earlier …




More than anything we enjoy connecting local people to good, quality, local food. We also enjoy raising awareness for great local organizations. So we decided to combine the two and bring it down south of the border to Saline County where the people’s big love of food trucks is only matched …




Kemuri, Jerry Barakat’s latest venture in the Little Rock restaurant world has now been open for several weeks, and, as such, I felt it was time to pay one of Hillcrest’s new establishments a visit. The scene: Kemuri serves up Japanese cuisine in a hip, yet inviting atmosphere. The menu is …




Breakfast fads come and go. Seems like most items get their moment in the sun at some point. Pancakes? Always a classic. Waffles? People are going nuts with waffles right now. Grits? Yep…we’re eating a lot of grits lately. But what about the lowly muffin? Have you forgotten about about …




The B-Street Rib off is back for another year, this year moving north of the river to Argenta. For those of you who have not attended in the past, the Rib Off is a BBQ cooking competition that supports the American Cancer Society. In previous years the event has taken …




With a steady stream of new restaurants opening their doors to the Little Rock dining public, there seems to always be something new to be excited about. You wonder, sometimes, which will establishments remain popular and maintain the attention they received when first opening their doors…and which will fade out with …




It’s Hump Day…that brutal day in the middle of the week that puts only 2 weekdays behind you, and that painful push through Thursday and Friday ahead of you. And to top it all off, you’re hungry. There you are, sitting at your lonely desk at 10:30 am, plugging away …




One of the benefits of going out to eat is the chance to try something new. It is when chefs push the envelope is when I learn the most. The good news is that we can create the same kind of experience for our guests when we entertain. We can …




It’s darn near impossible for this sweet-loving sugar junkie to end a meal without indulging on dessert. A good meal is simply not a good meal if it does not conclude with me sliding massive amounts of sugar down my throat. And so, I’ll be bringing you this new feature …




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