Category archives: Food

Are you a Beer Lover? Don't Miss the Hot Springs Craft Beer Festival this Weekend!

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Be sure to visit Superior Bathhouse Brewery. The brewery features a craft beer tasting room, full service restaurant and most recently a special event venue. The brewery is the first brewery located in a U.S. National Park and the world's first to utilize thermal spring water as the main ingredient. The brewery turns 144 degree water into a myriad of styles [...]

Main Street Food Truck Fridays!

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LINEUP and MENU May 12, 2017   Capitol Plaza Corner of Capitol Avenue and Main Street, Little Rock 10:45am – 1:30pm   El Buen Gusto Pupusas (pork, beans and cheese), pork, steak and chicken TACOS, Burritos, Quesadillas, Tortas (pork,chicken,steak), Willy's Nachos, strawberry lemonade Le Pops Salted Caramel, Chocolate Marve[...]

Zin Wine Bar to Open Second Location

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Zin Urban Wine & Beer Bar recently announced the opening of a second location in the Market Place Shopping Center on North Rodney Parham. “We had been thinking about doing this for a couple of years, so we finally decided, what are we waiting for? Now is the time to bring the fun of Zin downtown out to west Little Rock!” managing partner Troy Deal pos[...]

Glorious Food Trucks

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Food trucks have exploded in popularity over the last few years. They’re a convenient way to grab some delicious on the go. And if you’re an entrepreneur, it’s a perfect way to test the waters on your idea without jumping in too deep and starting your own brick and mortar restaurant. Northwest Arkansas has seen an explosion of these mobile culinary labs in r[...]

Beef, It's What (Should Be) For Dinner

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Every year or two my in-laws surprise us and deliver mounds of ground beef, beef roasts, steaks and all portions of a cow in bulk. They chip in with other family members and purchase a prize-winning cow at the Independence County Fair. Inside the giant cooler are usually cuts we know how to cook: roasts, various steaks, ground beef. But, there are always [...]

What is Arkansas Barbecue?

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So how does one define Arkansas barbecue?   When I took on the task of writing the online introduction for the Arkansas portion of the Southern BBQ Trail (www.southernbbqtrail.com), I came to the conclusion that there are too many cultural influences and styles of barbecue in this state to come up with a single definition. “Arkansas is a fringe state[...]

The Natural State, Beer

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You barley, I mean, barely need to leave the state for quality craft beer these days. Breweries and distilleries are cropping up all over Arkansas, eager to make us proud with year round beers with names paying homage with a wink to some of our state’s icons ­— Razor Bock, Arkansas Red, Onyx Coffee Stout, Pinnacle IPA and Quapaw Quarter Porter. And, thank[...]

Arkansas Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival

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 Arkansas Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival is coming to Little Rock April 22 at the Outlets of Little Rock from noon—6! Featuring 25 local (and delicious) food trucks with some of the best regional and national craft beers. Beer Tickets will be sold on-site as well for $6/beer. There will also be a 4-pack of Beer for $20 (a $4 savings) or you can [...]

Wild Wines, High-End Tastings

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Wild Wines is an annual event of the Arkansas Zoological Foundation, a nonprofit raising funds for the growth and development of the Little Rock Zoo. This year’s Wild Wines kicks off with a special VIP Reserve Room party at the Zoo on Friday, May 5, from 7-9 p.m. in Café Africa featuring high-end wines hand selected by Jonathan Looney of O'Looney's Wine &[...]

For the Love of Eggs

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ou don’t have to have 40 acres and a mule anymore to be a homesteader. Now it’s as simple as growing your own herbs in a windowsill or small garden. As more and more people desire a connection to what they are putting in and on their bodies, a new trend has emerged—modern homesteading. This way of life can range from living completely off the grid to put[...]