Author archives: Brigette Williams

A Letter From The Editor-Celebrating New Beginnings

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t was indeed a privilege to spend time with Lulu Chi, matriarch of the Chi family, whose many dining establishments’ offerings have for years tantalized the palates of Arkansans and beyond. A fascinating woman, her energy and youthful spirit are contagious. So, I was thrilled when she reluctantly agreed to talk to us about her family’s celebration of the Chi[...]

The Root Cafe

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By Brigette Williams :: Photography by Jamison Mosley   t's a bit after nine on a cold Saturday morning. The air is filled with good home cooking aromas-biscuits in the oven, the sweetness of pastries, sausage and hot coffee. Tables are filled with friends holding lively conversations. A line of a dozen or so folks eager to have breakfast scan the d[...]

Let The Good Times Roll

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By Brigette Williams :: Photography by Jamison Mosley     What happens when two dining powerhouses join forces? When it’s the legendary Louis Petit of Jacques and Suzanne, and the formidable Jim Keet of Taziki’s and 100 other restaurants, it’s the realization of a shared dream—Petit & Keet Bar and Grill.     ouis[...]

Downtown's Crowned Jewel

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By Brigette Williams If you’ve driven through downtown Little Rock in the past couple of years, chances are you’ve noticed the transformation of the Robinson Auditorium into the new Robinson Center. While the exterior revisions are evident, the interior work will be unveiled Nov. 19 with a grand reveal. A monumental landmark on the corner of the busy[...]