Category archives: Food

Dining Spotlight: Wanderlust to Wilson

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Ever heard of Wilson, Arkansas? It’s a town, population 900 plus, just off I-55 north in Mississippi County. Photography by Cindy Momchilov   in the Delta region it is surrounded by farmland, much covered at the time of our visit with acres of bloomed cotton plants. It looks like a lot of rural Arkansas towns until you’re officially in the tow[...]

Look Who's Cookin: Eric Isaac

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A fun Q&A with some of the state’s up-and-coming chefs as well as culinary superstars. Photography by Janet Warlick ERIC ISAAC A man of few words, his cooking and rocking music speaks for him. With the sounds of Grammy Award-winning Alabama Shakes filling the air, we talked with Ristorante’ Capeo chef and owner Eric Isaac. How did you[...]

Create: Easy Comfort Cooking

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After a brutal summer of high humidity and temperatures, October provides assurances that fall is truly in progress with cool days and chilly nights that beg for comfort food. It’s the signal Trio’s owner and chef Capi Peck can’t wait to feel. Photography by Cindy Momchilov   a brutal summer of high humidity and temperatures, October provides assu[...]

Create: Time to Tailgate

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Great tailgating recipes! Photography by Janet Warlick   is about to take center stage — the Hogs kick off their 2016-17 season Sept. 3, and the NFL’s first game is the 8th, which means tailgating and watch parties are top-of-mind. To help grill masters and hosts alike, we searched for great recipes and hit pay dirt with the Southern Living’s The [...]

Libations: Swine Wine

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Which wine would you pair with a hot dog? Photography by Cindy Momchilov   “Which wine would you pair with a hot dog?” was our question directed toward the Raptor Ridge Winery’s assistant winemaker. It was early in the morning at the KABF radio station, and after a long night at South on Main Restaurant, my co-host and I thought we could stump the [...]

Dining Spotlight: Catfish Cravings

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Childhood Friday night catfish dinners are now provided daily for those in search of a meal cooked from the heart. Photography by Janet Warlick Top photo: Founder Travis Hester inside his newest Eat My Catfish in Little Rock.   the age of 14, as Travis Hester was enjoying catfish with his Maw Maw’s tarter sauce, he said to his mom, “We’ve got to [...]

Look Who's Cookin': Tim Morton

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A fun Q&A with some of the state’s up-and-coming chefs as well as culinary superstars. Photography by Janet Warlick TIM MORTON Chef of RH Catering and Cache Restaurant Hometown: Little Rock. Are you a formally trained chef or an on-the-job-trained cook? Both. I worked in kitchens growing up, and I went to culinary school in Atlanta[...]

Look Who's Cookin': Danny Lopez

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A fun Q&A with some of the state’s up-and-coming chefs as well as culinary superstars. Photography by Amy Long DANNY LOPEZ (Online Exclusive) Chef of Arkansas State University Hometown: Lyman, Wyoming. Are you a formally trained chef or an on-the-job-trained cook? I started cooking when I was a teenager, went into the Marine Corps [...]