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News Progress is coming slow but steady on the new Bruno’s Deli on Main St. in downtown Little Rock. Owner Gio Bruno tells me he is working on moving in inventory and training staff for the new business next door to Bruno’s Little Italy. Team members today have been stocking …




News As we first reported on our Facebook page Tuesday, the grand opening for Bruno’s Deli downtown has been delayed. Owner Gio Bruno tells us the holiday weekend and some other factors made moving into the space on time impossible. He is now targeting next week for the opening, though …




News Little Rock police have three men under arrest for a shooting last week at Frontier Diner that killed a man. Adrian Avery, Marquis Parker and Corey Eskridge have all pleaded not guilty to capital murder and aggravated robbery in the killing of 77-year-old Robert Byrd. Police say Eskridge and …




News If you missed it this morning, our big story today is the upcoming opening of Bruno’s Deli next to Bruno’s Little Italy downtown. Gio Bruno has set the date for July 5. You can find all the details here. BASH Burger Co. has been open for a few months …




News With little fanfare, the Capital Hotel has found its replacement for former Capital Bar and Grill executive chef Arturo Solis. Veteran Capital Hotel chef Marc Guizol took over the reins at CBG only weeks after Solis departed for the 21c Hotel in Oklahoma City. Guizol is a two-time winner …




News A quick check-in with Bruno’s Little Italy shows the business’s new delicatessen is inching ever so close to completion. Gio Bruno tells me he is just waiting on the ok from the fire marshal before he starts moving in food and training staff in the new space. He estimates …




News The honors continue coming in for Rock Town Distillery, this time for its rye whiskey. Already Rock Town’s rye has won gold medal this year at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. And last week, Whiskey Advocate magazine awarded Rock Town’s single barrel rye a score of 91 out …




News It’s been out there for a couple of weeks, but Trio’s Restaurant owner Capi Peck this week officially declared her candidacy for Little Rock’s Board of Directors. Peck will be running in Ward 4 for the seat currently held by Brad Cazort. Peck has owned Trio’s for three decades …




News Plans for the future have changed for popular food truck Rick’s Beignets. Owner Richard Rogers was going to open a permanent location in Little Rock. However, he tells me he is now shelving those plans for the time being and focusing on his truck business. You can find Rick’s …




News Little Rock mainstay Capital Bar and Grill is now in the market for a new chef. Former chef Arturo Solis has left the restaurant to be a sous chef at the new 21C Hotel in Oklahoma City. Solis worked at the Capital Hotel for several years, studying under One Eleven …




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