Author archives: Brigette Williams

Giving the Gift of Freedom

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By Brigette Williams :: photography by Jamison Mosley Ron King is a man of humility in his understated acknowledgement of his simple desire to make a difference in children’s lives with a bike of their own. King recalls watching a Christmas news story in 2008 about local police taking unclaimed bikes from police storage units and repairing the[...]

Sweet Potatoes At Lindsey's Hospitality House

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  Lindsey’s Hospitality House has been a North Little Rock mainstay for more than 60 years. It is now in the hands of the second generation with Donnie Lindsey, Jr. and his wife, Eleanor. We were surprised to learn that Lindsey’s busiest time of year isn’t Memorial Day, Fourth of July or Labor Day, but Thanksgiving. "Our tradition is barbeque, [...]

Home: Tale of Two Kitchens

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With a focus on food this month, what better time to give extra attention to the kitchen by visiting two families happy with their dream kitchens. Photography by Janet Warlick   can't talk about food without talking about kitchens, the heart of any home. Oscar and Doris Washington know about kitchens. Located in Chenal Valley, it is their sixth[...]

Dining Spotlight: Wanderlust to Wilson

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Ever heard of Wilson, Arkansas? It’s a town, population 900 plus, just off I-55 north in Mississippi County. Photography by Cindy Momchilov   in the Delta region it is surrounded by farmland, much covered at the time of our visit with acres of bloomed cotton plants. It looks like a lot of rural Arkansas towns until you’re officially in the tow[...]

Look Who's Cookin: Eric Isaac

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A fun Q&A with some of the state’s up-and-coming chefs as well as culinary superstars. Photography by Janet Warlick ERIC ISAAC A man of few words, his cooking and rocking music speaks for him. With the sounds of Grammy Award-winning Alabama Shakes filling the air, we talked with Ristorante’ Capeo chef and owner Eric Isaac. How did you[...]

Create: Easy Comfort Cooking

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After a brutal summer of high humidity and temperatures, October provides assurances that fall is truly in progress with cool days and chilly nights that beg for comfort food. It’s the signal Trio’s owner and chef Capi Peck can’t wait to feel. Photography by Cindy Momchilov   a brutal summer of high humidity and temperatures, October provides assu[...]

Dining Spotlight: Catfish Cravings

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Childhood Friday night catfish dinners are now provided daily for those in search of a meal cooked from the heart. Photography by Janet Warlick Top photo: Founder Travis Hester inside his newest Eat My Catfish in Little Rock.   the age of 14, as Travis Hester was enjoying catfish with his Maw Maw’s tarter sauce, he said to his mom, “We’ve got to [...]