Category archives: Food

Lunching in Little Rock: Sushi Cafe

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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 Sushi Cafe in Little Rock. Click here to read more in this series. Photo courtesy of Sushi Cafe. This morning I woke up to the chill of an early fall. With the cooler[...]

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[...]

Recipe: Tomato and Red Pepper Salsa with P. Allen Smith

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Recipe courtesy of Arkansas-based Chef Michael Selig. Photo by Mark Fonville. ‘Red Pride’ Tomato and ‘Majestic Red’ Pepper Salsa Ingredients 1 'Red Pride' tomato 1 'Majestic Red' bell pepper, cored, seeded and diced 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped Juice of 1/2 lemon Juice of 1/2 lime 1/4 cup red onion, chopped 1 tablespoon garlic, mi[...]

Lunching in Little Rock: Boulevard Bread Company

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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 Boulevard Bread Company in SoMa. Click here to read more in this series. Photo courtesy of Boulevard Bread Company. Lunching in Little Rock was created from my love of [...]

Raduno Brick Oven & Barroom Delivers Exceptional Brunch

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The small, but hip patio at Raduno is usually pretty busy on Sundays for brunch. The particular Sunday we visited was a holiday weekend – the official end to summer – and things were pretty quiet all along South Main (SoMa). It was a rare Sunday without our toddlers and we needed a place to eat that would allow our mostly well-behaved large mixed-breed do[...]

Dinner Plans? New Steakhouse in Conway, Grocery Delivery and Coffee Ice Cream

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Arkansas food news for the week: Conway will soon be the home to John Daly’s Steakhouse, the first restaurant in a planned business venture by the Arkansas-born golfer. While the opening date has changed a few times, management is actively hiring staff. Tech company Instacart recently introduced grocery delivery to Arkansas. Whole Foods, Kroger, Natural [...]

Happy Hour: Whisky Sour

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In a new 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 favorite way to make a whisky sour. The origin of the whisky sour is classic story of threes. The thr[...]

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[...]