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There are a lot of things to love about Arkansas in the spring. From a food perspective, nothing is better than fresh Arkansas strawberries. Strawberry season typically runs from the last week of April until the first week of June. If you are somehow unfamiliar with Arkansas strawberries let me …




The sun was beginning to set last Wednesday evening as I strolled up to the front of The Faded Rose. I was there for crawfish, and in the end, the night played out exactly how I had imagined. As I walked through the patio and reached for the front door, …




There are a lot of people that don’t like pimento cheese! Before you ignore this post completely, let me convince you to try this recipe. I don’t like pimento cheese and neither does my husband, at least not the creamy semisweet kind you can get at any supermarket. This is …




This year is shaping up to be another great year for new locally owned restaurants in Little Rock. We have already seen a solid opening at Mylo Coffee Co., and the places announced so far seem to be even better. Now that we were released to tell you a bit (we …




  If sweets are your thing, here are my 10 Noteworthy Desserts in Little Rock. Are they the best? Maybe … maybe not. I haven’t eaten every dessert in town, but I have sampled a lot of them, and these are the ones that truly stand out: Chocolate Soufflé at …




Yellow Rocket Concepts™ (YRC), the proprietary group of restaurant concepts ZAZA, Big Orange, and Local Lime in Little Rock, Arkansas, is thrilled to announce our newest restaurant project, Heights Taco & Tamale Company (HT&T). HT&T will be located at 5805 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock, AR in the ‘Heights’ neighborhood. The …




  If you’ve ever spent an extended period of time in the Northeast region of our country, you know that restaurant parking can often be at a premium. Hell, more than once I spent 30 minutes looking for a spot in Boston. Even in Little Rock, several restaurants have very …




I think like most parents, I really took my pre-kids life for granted, because little did I know NickJr and DisneyJr would be taking over my life shortly and I’d have grown up things to do but no time to get those things done. I met a friend for lunch …




Sweet pickles are the Bobby Petrino of the pickle world.  Everyone loves to hate them.  But the lackluster examples at the supermarket belie the sweet pickle’s potential — homemade fermented sweet pickles that would never cheat on their wives, hire their mistresses, or wreck their motorcycles. These are full old …




This darn ice has been wreaking havoc on my social life, but fortunately, I was able to get out just a bit this week. A few buddies and I finally paid a visit to Bruno’s Little Italy in downtown the other night. A feeling of contentment resided over the group after …




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