Category archives: Food

Fat Bottomed Girl's Cupcakes to Add Second Location

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Hot Springs-based Fat Bottomed Girl’s Cupcake Shoppe announced this month that the business is planning to add a Northwest Arkansas location. Fat Bottomed Girl’s, which was featured in season two of Food Network’s Cupcake Wars, has been in the Spa City since November 2011, according to the shop’s website. The shop is located at 120 Central Avenue, in the [...]

Lunching in Little Rock: Cache

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In our Lunching in Little Rock blog series, Michael Kirkpatrick will explore and review the city’s best restaurants – all in time to get back to the office. This week, Michael ate lunch at Cache Restaurant & Lounge. The season to celebrate is over. Unfortunately for our house, the happiest time of the year is also the busiest. Both my wife and I were [...]

Dust Bowl Lanes & Lounge Opens in Little Rock

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Downtown Little Rock’s newest attraction is a bar and bowling alley, soon to be joined by a German beer hall. Dust Bowl Lanes & Lounge is in the middle of its first official opening week, General Manager Rich Bielefeld says. Bielefeld says the business is “a bar with a bowling alley” and that it’s kid- and adult-friendly – at least until 8 p.m. With h[...]

Essential Arkansas Dishes

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How do you eat like an Arkansawyer? Here’s how to dine like a local. What unique and delicious items does Arkansas bring to the table? Plenty. Whether it’s breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert or even party time, these dishes bring a unique Natural State flavor to your fork. Breakfast Going back to our territorial days, Arkansas has been a haven for those wh[...]

Recipe: Orange Glazed Cinnamon Rolls with P. Allen Smith

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These orange-flavored yeast rolls that are filled with cinnamon and pecans and topped with a citrus glaze are the perfect way to start the day. Orange Glazed Cinnamon Rolls Ingredients Roll Ingredients 2 envelopes dry yeast 1 cup warm water 3 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons shortening 1 egg 3/4 teaspoon salt 3 cups to 3 1/2 cups all[...]

Learn to Cook at Pulaski Technical College

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The University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College may be home to the Diamond Chef Arkansas competition, but it’s not just a place for professional chefs. Amateurs are welcome at Pulaski Technical College’s Lifelong Learning culinary classes. Here’s a sampling of the courses you can expect in early 2018: January January 11 - The Art of Chocolate Tr[...]

Happy Hour: Hot Toddy

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In his drink-themed blog series, Happy Hour, Arkansas native Ben Franks will share his recipes and expertise. Ben tends the bar at Petit & Keet in Little Rock, but he learned the tricks of the trade all over the country. In this post, Ben shares his recipe for a hot toddy. It’s finally cold in Arkansas! At least for now… And nothing goes better with a[...]

Lunching in Little Rock: Jo-Jo’s Barbecue

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In our Lunching in Little Rock blog series, Michael Kirkpatrick will explore and review the city’s best restaurants – all in time to get back to the office. This week, Michael ate lunch at Jo-Jo's Barbecue. Advertising is a great field of work for someone who likes variety, learning different businesses and traveling to different places. We have clients s[...]

Recipe: Artichoke Asparagus Breakfast Bake from P. Allen Smith

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Growing asparagus requires a little patience at first, but you can reap the benefits of its harvest for years afterward! Asparagus is an ancient delicacy that is still widely used today. It can be sautéed, steamed, grilled, pickled or baked into any casserole. I like to frequently add it as a side dish because of its many health benefits. Asparagus is low[...]

Lunching in Little Rock with Heather Smith of Domestic Domestic

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In our Lunching in Little Rock blog series, Michael Kirkpatrick will explore and review the city’s best restaurants – all in time to get back to the office. This week, Michael ate lunch at Scallions with Heather Smith of Domestic Domestic. December is here and with it comes holiday cheer, parties, catching up with family and friends, and special dining op[...]