Author archives: Melanie Kramer

Dinner Plans? Kemuri Adds Brunch, New Tacos for Life Location and Popular Drink Now at Kroger  

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The popular sushi restaurant Kemuri is now serving brunch and the menu is quite unexpected. Our friends over at the The Mighty Rib stopped by to check it out. We can’t wait to try those chocolate cappuccino pancakes. Jonesboro is the latest city to welcome the quickly growing Conway-based chain Tacos 4 Life. Construction has already begun on the new 3,800[...]

How to Help Our Neighbors in Houston

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Our hearts are breaking for residents in Houston and other nearby areas affected by storms and flooding as a result of recent storm Harvey. If you want to help our Texas neighbors there are a number of things you can do. This story was updated on August 29 to reflect new opportunities to donate.  General Donations A number of other companies are pledgin[...]

Lost Forty: Little Rock Brews

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s the seasons begin to change so do the local craft beer offerings. We checked in with Lost Forty to find out what they’ve got on tap to help combat the late Arkansas summer heat and humidity and ease the transition into early fall. All brews will be available on draft at restaurants and bars statewide, in cans for your next barbecue or outdoor adventure [...]

The Best Fresh Food in Memphis

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sually when you think of Memphis and food, barbecue is the first thing that comes to mind. Clearly, food in this Delta city is much more, and is ever-evolving past mouth-watering dry ribs and award-winning pulled pork. Fresh and local have become synonymous with the food scene in Memphis. Two local restaurants, Wild Beet Salad Co. (formerly Lettuce Eat), and[...]

Online Exclusive: A Happy Lake Hamilton Cottage

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We had so much fun photographing Kay Koonce and Marvin Itzkowitz's warm and inviting Hot Springs home for our July issue. We had more photos than we were able to use in the magazine. To celebrate this great couple and their beautiful new home, we wanted to share more with our readers. We also want to thank Cabbage Rose for creating two beautiful flower ar[...]