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The taco restaurant with a cause that started in Arkansas just a few years ago is poised to go national this year. Tacos 4 Life has a location under construction in Frisco, Texas, that is set to open before the end of 2017, and just this weekend, the restaurant group …




News A couple of Little Rock chefs are getting some national exposure on Food Network starting this month. On Sunday, July 30, at 7 p.m., Old Mill Bread Company chef Amanda Ivy will compete on a grillmaster edition of Guy’s Grocery Games. The show is a cooking competition with contestants …




News We’re only weeks away from a few openings in the Central Arkansas area. I spoke with Three Sams BBQ Joint owner Annette Davis about her rebuilding after a fire gutted the restaurant last year. Davis says all that remains are a few kitchen updates, along with finishing touches on …




News The mass shooting last weekend at Power Ultra Lounge that injured 25 people also resulted in the closure of vegan restaurant The Veg. Shiem Swift’s restaurant was located on Power’s first floor, in the space once occupied by Lulav. With Power’s liquor license suspended and the city moving to …




News After a sweeping renovation that striped the building down to its frame and repaved the parking lot, La Hacienda on Cantrell Road in Riverdale is back open to the public. The Arkansas Tex-Mex favorite opened its doors Monday and will be open seven days a week going forward. Hours …




News Nine months after a fire left it in ruins, Midtown Billiards is back. The highly popular South Main dive bar has set its grand opening party for Friday, June 30. This will be a ticketed event, with a happy hour party from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m., and the …




News For Arkansas, the most wonderful time of the food year is upon us with the return of tomato season. The last week, Little Rock restaurants and farmers markets have brought heirlooms back on the menu and in your shopping bag. There are far too many to list here, but …




News Set your cell phone alarms to just before 2 p.m. this Friday, because that’s when tickets go on sale for the first three of kBird’s nine Khantoke dinners this year. We went last year to this stunning, multicourse Thai dinner and were absolutely blown away. Richard Glasgow serves up …




News We’re still awaiting word on what caused the fire early Tuesday morning that destroyed Cotham’s Mercantile in Scott. The restaurant was closed Monday for Memorial Day, so nobody was injured in the fire that started around midnight. The fire did remind us to check on construction progress for several …




News This weekend marks the final days that Loblolly Creamery will spend in the Green Corner Store. For more than five years, Loblolly has shared the space, running the soda fountain and selling ice cream from a few freezers. Loblolly will be making the move just next door to the former …




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