When the coronavirus hit earlier this month, restaurants were faced with rapidly declining sales and forced to quickly decide if they were going to stay open or not. As a result, over the last two weeks, we have had roughly 25-35% of the locally-owned restaurants in Little Rock make the …




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There’s a certain atmosphere many people want when they go to a coffee shop, and it extends way beyond good drinks and tasty treats. A coffee shop vibe is cool yet comfortable, a place where you can easily hang out with friends, study alone or have a meeting. That’s exactly …




What do we actually want from a restaurant experience? I think how you answer that depends mostly on you: your preferences, your experiences, your lot in life. Maybe you just want a good, familiar, hot meal; or maybe you want a generous portion size; or maybe you want an artistic, …




The Little Rock area has been on a roll lately with a number of popular food shows highlighting local restaurants. One show that you do not want to be highlighted on however is Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back. The show takes struggling restaurants and tries to renovate …




It’s five o’clock somewhere, meaning it’s always a good time to get your drink on! The best time to drink though is during happy hour. This list was initially compiled in 2017 but with a food and drink scene as robust as Central Arkansas, it was high time that we …




The Arkansas Food Hall of Fame inducted its fourth class Monday evening, selecting three businesses from outside the state’s two largest restaurant markets. Ed Walker’s Drive-in and Restaurant in Fort Smith, Murry’s Restaurant in Hazen, and Cattleman’s Steak House in Texarkana make up the Hall’s 2020 class. Murry’s and Cattleman’s …




Current local beer recommendation: Tid Bit Wiggly Cinnamon Bun Barleywine at Rebel Kettle Brewing Company (available on draft and in four-packs to go) There are only a few breweries with scheduled events and beer releases this week, but those breweries are pretty busy. Let’s start at Stone’s Throw Brewing, where …




At the end of January, Sergiy and Yana Polyakov relocated Alexa’s Creperie of Hot Springs to a higher-traffic location in the Cornerstone Market Place and refreshed the menu, adding additional European specialties. The 6.5-mile move is minuscule compared to others the couple made in life. Sergiy and Yana were born …




MorningSide Bagels was a staple for North Little Rock commuters and diners for 11 years before they tragically shut down in 2018. Much to the delight of the community, Robyn Edwards was ready to pick up where Roxanne (the previous owner) left off. Determined to honor the rich, decade-long history …




Argenta’s Mugs Café proprietor Michael Hickmon didn’t initially set out to own three coffee shops when he dipped his toe into the bean scene in 2016. But when opportunity knocked just two days after he signed on the dotted line for his second shop, Hillcrest’s Mylo Coffee Co., Hickmon answered. …




It is not every day we get excited about a hotel opening in Little Rock. The new AC Hotel on Capitol Ave in the heart of downtown is absolutely worth the attention for what it does to promote the downtown revival and how it represents the city to our guests. …




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