Author archives: Kody Ford

Lunching in Northwest: BürgerHaüs

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In Lunching in Northwest, a companion to our Lunching in Little Rock blog series, Kody Ford will explore and review Northwest Arkansas’ best restaurants – all in time to get back to the office. This week, Kody ate lunch at BürgerHaüs in Fayetteville. Click here to read more from #LunchinginLR and #LunchinginNWA. Photography by Kody Ford. If you’re comin[...]

Fayetteville Film Fest to Feature Four Arkansas-Made Movies

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Fayetteville Film Fest rolls out the red carpet on Sept. 12-16 at locations around the downtown Fayetteville Square. The ninth annual event features a record-setting 56 films (including feature films, documentaries, short films, foreign films and animated films) to be screened over the course of the five days of the festival at locations around downtown Faye[...]

Brunching in Northwest: Prelude Breakfast Bar

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In Brunching in Northwest, Kody Ford will explore and review Northwest Arkansas’ best brunch spots. This week, Kody brunched at Prelude Breakfast Bar at 509 W. Spring St. #210 in Fayetteville. Click here to read more brunch and lunch reviews, and share your own experiences with #BrunchinginNWA and #LunchinginNWA. While brunch mania hasn’t overtaken Fayett[...]

A Time Forgotten: Chef Matthew McClure Reinvigorates Southern Cuisine with a Dash of Nostalgia

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hef Matthew McClure is a fan of reinventing traditions. A four-time James Beard Award semifinalist and executive chef at The Hive at 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville, he is always studying food, searching for ways to alter flavor profiles to put a new twist on a timeless classic. “I hate monotony,” says McClure. “If I had to cook one thing over and over fo[...]

The Back Story: Elvis in Marianna

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Few cultural phenomena compare to the meteoric rise of Elvis Presley in the 1950s. Sure, the Beatles had their moment a few years later, but they were an import. Elvis was a purely American creation — the poor boy from Tupelo, Miss., who took gospel and rhythm and blues and packaged it into a hip-shaking, Brylcreemed personification of Everything that Made P[...]

Lunching in Northwest: Saiwok Vietnamese Street Food

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In Lunching in Northwest, a companion to our Lunching in Little Rock blog series, Kody Ford will explore and review Northwest Arkansas’ best restaurants – all in time to get back to the office. This week, Kody ate lunch at Saiwok Vietnamese Street Food at 2882 W. Walnut St. Click here to read more from #LunchinginLR and #LunchinginNWA. Photography by Kody Fo[...]

Live Music in Northwest Arkansas

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Northwest Arkansas never really takes a break when it comes to entertainment, but things are about to get turned up now that the students are coming back to Fayetteville. Here’s a rundown of what to look for this week. Fayetteville GEORGE’S MAJESTIC LOUNGE  August 15: MONTU, a jamtronica group out of Norman, Okla. Cover is $7. Show is 18+. Starts at 9 p[...]

The Unexpected Returns to Fort Smith for Third Year

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Over the last three years, Fort Smith has come alive artistically with the Unexpected, a collaboration between 64.6 Downtown and Just Kids, to bring the top names in street art to town. World-famous artists like D*Face, Vhils and Maser have revitalized the forgotten walls of Garrison Avenue with gorgeous works of art that draw inspiration from the region’s f[...]