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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[...]

NWA Culinary Summit Set for Oct. 5-7

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Jill Rohrbach, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food will host the 2017 Northwest Arkansas Culinary Summit Oct. 5-7 in Bentonville Through a combination of lecture and hands-on culinary instruction, attendees will learn how to prepare low-cost, delicious, and culturally-relevant meals at Brightw[...]

Lunching in Little Rock: @ The Corner Modern Diner

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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 @ The Corner downtown. Click here to read more in this series. This week, I fully intended to go to a healthy place to eat lunch and write you a feel-good review. I joined[...]

The Best Fresh Food in Memphis

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sually when you think of Memphis and food, barbecue is the first thing that comes to mind. Clearly, food in this Delta city is much more, and is ever-evolving past mouth-watering dry ribs and award-winning pulled pork. Fresh and local have become synonymous with the food scene in Memphis. Two local restaurants, Wild Beet Salad Co. (formerly Lettuce Eat), and[...]

Bark Bar Set to Open in August

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Attention all dog, food and cocktail lovers, downtown Little Rock is getting ready to unleash its newest addition: Bark Bar. Dog owners can enjoy Arkansas’ first off-leash indoor and outdoor dog park and restaurant. Bark Bar owner and operator Cara Fowler said the park is so unique because it does not operate like any other dog park. “We give people a [...]