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Culinary "Road Trip" Includes Stop in Arkansas

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Katherine Stewart, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism A new cookbook highlights American cuisine in a novel way: by dipping a spoon into the foodways of all fifty states. America: The Cookbook is an encyclopedic journey that explores the nation's main arteries — fried chicken, apple pie — and back roads (mashed wild wapato or ackee di[...]

Lunching in Little Rock: Doe’s Eat Place

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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 Doe's Eat Place. Click here to read more in this series. Photos by Jamison Mosley. Out of town clients are a great opportunity to show off everything our great little c[...]

Cast Your Vote for the Next Diamond Chef

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The competition for Diamond Chef Arkansas 2018 is already under way. To enter, contestants submitted short videos on Facebook to illustrate their love for cooking, which range from the serious to the silly. Public voting on the videos ends at 11:59 p.m. Nov. 6, so cast your votes soon. Click here to see the videos and to submit your vote. Brandon Br[...]

Top 5 Reasons to Attend the AHA Vendor Showcase & Convention

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The Arkansas Hospitality Association (AHA) aims to "ensure the growth, success, education and image of the restaurant, lodging, and tourism industries in the state of Arkansas," according to the organization's website. Join other professionals, network and have fun at the AHA Vendor Showcase & Convention at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock[...]

Big Orange, Local Lime to Open Northwest Arkansas Locations

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Big Orange and Local Lime, two restaurants from Little Rock-based group Yellow Rocket Concepts, plan to open locations in Rogers, according to Arkansas Money & Politics. Big Orange, which already has two Little Rock locations, will serve salads, burgers, shakes and cocktails in Rogers starting in October, our sister publication reports. Local Lime wil[...]

New Stoby’s Serves Its Old Charm (And Cheese Dip)

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After being gone for over a year, Stoby’s Restaurant is back in Conway. Owner David Stobaugh said the restaurant burned down March 19, 2016. A Conway staple, the structure had been standing since the 1930s. The little yellow building at 805 Donaghey Ave. was home to a cleaning business, an ice cream shop and Coy’s Restaurant before Stoby’s and the fire. [...]

Little Rock Featured in "Food & Wine"

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The Natural State's capital city got a shoutout on Food & Wine magazine's list of "15 Southern Cities All Food Lovers Should Visit Now." Little Rock came in at No. 14 on the list alongside cities like Memphis, Tennessee and San Antonio, Texas. Food & Wine's picks for our city's can't-miss dishes included meals at Three Fold Noodles and Dumpling Co[...]