There is no doubt 2020 hit the restaurant and surrounding industry hard. It was, however, eased a somewhat by special rules from the state that allowed restaurants, breweries, and liquor stores to deliver beer and wine directly to customers. Those special provisions were only temporary and tied to the COVID-19 …




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Food truck meet ups are some of our favorite things. You bring several trucks together serving fantastic food and good things will happen. While Westover Wednesdays, Food Truck Fridays, and others are becoming common place in Little Rock, get outside of the city and they are hard to find. That …




Another round of Cheers and Jeers, y’all…there’s a lot to be cheering about, but a few things that deserve a small jeer. We’ve seen the opening of some great new restaurants over the last few months, but the not-too-distant future holds a lot of promise for the Arkansas food scene. …




My food views… Major kudos to chef Brian Kearns and his team over at Arthur’s Steakhouse for hosting our 4-course, wine cellar dinner last night. Service was attentive, yet not overbearing, while the food, both excellent in taste and adequately portioned, came out in a timely manner throughout the evening. …




Tuesday night’s Arkansas Chef’s Culinary Classic, an annual competition between Arkansas chefs, was once again held at The Statehouse Convention Center (in Hall IV). Chefs were allowed to compete in four categories: Soup/Salad, Dessert, Entrée, or Appetizer, while providing tastings for each entry guest to sample. But before the guests …




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 …




My weekly views… We all wondered how Baja Grill would handle the transition from Benton food truck to a Heights mainstay. Well … so far, so good. Three visits have all yielded fantastic food and quality service—both staples of their days in the Little Rock suburb. During last week’s lunch, …




It’s time, once again, for my periodic musings on the current goings-on in the Little Rock food scene. A time where you and I get to stroll leisurely, hand-in-hand, through my most recent escapades in eating…and little ditty I like to call “Cheers & Jeers.” Now, as you may or …




My weekly views… This week’s two trips and two iced coffees at Mylo Coffee Co. have solidified the Hillcrest coffee/pastry shop as my go-to-get-work-done spot. The service is consistent, the coffee is great and there’s always a nice flow of people coming and going, making for a calm atmosphere with …




Great deals and values are all around us here in Little Rock. You just have to find them. Here are eight you won’t want to miss, all located in North Little Rock All-You-Can-Eat Hot Wings at Reno’s If you’re not adverse to a smoky atmosphere and have a huge appetite, …




My weekly views… We dined at Natchez this past Saturday night and found both the food and service to be outstanding. Bites of the Moroccan spiced lamb shoulder, red snapper and braised short rib were all met with favorable results, but it was my rabbit fettuccine that really stole the …




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