Origins

Little Rock is no stranger to good food. It seems that the food scene is ever changing, with word of new and exciting concepts entering the market all the time. However, there are also many local institutions that have been staples of Little Rock’s food culture for decades. One of …




The story starts in Naples, Italy, in the early 1900s when Giovanni Bruno arrived by boat to Ellis Island and opened one of the first pizzerias in New York City. Fast-forward to 1947, Bruno’s son Vincent “Jimmy” Bruno opens Little Italy Café in Levy, Arkansas. Less than two years later, …




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