Category archives: Food

Zin Wine Bar Opens Second Location

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Zin Urban Wine & Beer Bar’s second location is opening today. Zin West is situated in the Market Place Shopping Center at 11121 N. Rodney Parham Road in Little Rock. The original location is at 300 River Market Avenue. Business hours are the same at both locations: Sunday 5-10 p.m., Monday-Wednesday 4-10 p.m., Thursday 4-11 p.m. and Friday-Saturday 4 [...]

Nexus Coffee Aims to Fuel Local Art Scene

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Amid the ever-growing coffee culture in downtown Little Rock comes a shop that emphasizes  collaboration and creativity: Nexus Coffee and Creative. Nestled on the corner of Clinton Avenue and Cumberland Street, Nexus offers specialty coffee, loose-leaf teas and craft beer and wine, along with a food menu. The idea for the business started on a napkin last[...]

Drink Up at the Great Arkansas Beer Festival

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If you love beer, there’s no better place to be Saturday than the Great Arkansas Beer Festival at the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock. With more than 100 breweries and over 400 beers at the festival, there will be something for everyone. Local favorites like Flyway Brewing, Ozark Beer Company, Blue Canoe Brewing Company, Lost Forty Br[...]

Lunching in Little Rock: Fatboys Killer BBQ

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In our new blog series, Lunching in Little Rock, 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 Fatboys Killer BBQ at 14611 Arch Street. Click here to read more in this series. You may be asking yourself, “Two barbecue joints in a row? Does this guy eat anyth[...]

8 Arkansas Restaurants Win Wine Spectator Awards

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Several Arkansas restaurants were recognized in the 2017 Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards. Most are clustered in Little Rock, but a few winners hail from Northwest Arkansas and south-central Arkansas. Wine Spectator magazine has three award levels: Award of Excellence, Best of Award of Excellence and Grand Award. CENTRAL Cajun’s Wharf – Award of Excellence[...]

Local Ketchup Company to Hold Launch Party at Green Corner Store

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A new condiment company based in the Natural State is holding a launch party Saturday to celebrate its locally made ketchup. The Arkansas Ketchup Co. uses local ingredients like Arkansas tomatoes and honey to make its special sauce, according to its website. The party lasts from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Green Corner Store at 1423 Main Street in Little Rock[...]

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day With Loblolly Creamery

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Here’s the scoop: Loblolly Creamery’s Grand Opening is set to take place on National Ice Cream Day. You’ll be able to get $1 mini scoops all day Sunday July 16 as the SoMa store celebrates the new opening of the new Loblolly Scoop Shop at 1423 Main St. in Little Rock, according to a Facebook event. The ice creamery is also selling buy one get one free [...]

Lunching in Little Rock: Capitol Smokehouse & Grill

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In our new blog series, Lunching in Little Rock, 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 the Capitol Smokehouse & Grill, a barbecue joint at 915 W. Capitol Ave. I love working in downtown Little Rock. I love being surrounded by small businesses, the [...]

Southern Table to Open in July

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We asked Margie Raimondo, the woman behind Raimondo Winery, about her newest venture, Southern Table. Raimondo’s Southern Table is taking over the space that used to house Kent Walker Artisan Cheese at 323 S. Cross St. in Little Rock. This conversation has been edited for length and clarity. AY: What's the story of Southern Table? How did it come about? [...]