Category archives: Food

Brunching in Northwest: Briar Rose Bakery and Deli

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In Brunching in Northwest, Kody Ford will explore and review Northwest Arkansas’ best brunch spots. This week, Kody brunched at Briar Rose Bakery & Deli in Farmington. Recently, someone asked me to name my favorite food. Without hesitation, I said cinnamon rolls. Now, mind you, this is not a part of my daily diet, lest I rely upon a Rascal electric sc[...]

Hello Cocoa Rebrands as Markham & Fitz

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The co-owners of an Arkansas-based chocolate maker announced this week that as their company expands, they'll be changing its name from Hello Cocoa to Markham & Fitz. Read the company's press release below: A Fayetteville chocolate maker is improving its quality, expanding its space and changing its name as it plans for relocation to Benton[...]

Lunching in Little Rock: The River Market

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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 Big on Tokyo in the Little Rock River Market. Click here to read more in this series. Photo courtesy of Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. This week, we had ever[...]

Signature Dishes

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Photography by Jamison Mosley Arkansas is home to some of the tastiest restaurants in the South. Many of these gourmet and unique dishes remain on menus for years and are true classics. Others are brand new, from restaurants that have just opened. All are irresistible. These foods exhibit exquisite flavors and pairings: they consist of tender meats, fresh[...]

Weekend Planner: El Dorado Goes MAD, Sherwood Fest, Little Italy Celebrates 90 Years and More

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The biggest party in Arkansas this weekend is going to be the opening of the Murphy Arts District in El Dorado, which is located in the heart of downtown. Thursday at 8 p.m. Natasha Bedingfield performs in the newly constructed Griffin Music Hall Headliner, Train, will take the stage at 9 p.m. On Friday the shows kicks off at 6 p.m. with Robert Ran[...]

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[...]