Tags archives: little-rock

Notable: Good & Good For You

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Brandon Douglas, executive chef, and the culinary team at Green Leaf Grill are on a mission to prove food can be prepared healthily and tastefully. Photograph by Janet Warlick   café, located in downtown Little Rock, is a great place in which to dine — it’s an open space with windows and comfortable seating. Each day, the Green Leaf team offers[...]

CHI St. Vincent Offers the Latest in Mammography

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ammography dates back to 1913 when Albert Salomon attempted to visualize breast cancer through radiography. Modern-day mammography techniques were developed in the late ‘60s and have evolved with time and new technology. Today, mammography is hailed as one of the most effective ways to detect breast cancer. The effort to defeat this disease and prevent death[...]

Step into Little Rock's Newest Playground: Dave & Buster's

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If you want to unleash your inner child, you’ll need to get out to Little Rock’s newest attraction – Dave & Buster’s. Located adjacent to the Outlets of Little Rock on 10900 Bass Pro Parkway, General Manager Chuck Beyer sees the new restaurant as becoming a part of an economic tool for the city. He says, “Starting with the Bass Pro Shop and then inclu[...]

Look Who's Cookin': Justin Patterson

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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 Sara Neal JUSTIN PATTERSON (Online Exclusive) owner chef / The Southern Gourmasian Hometown: Lepanto, Arkansas Are you a formally trained chef or an on-the-job-trained cook? Both. I spent about five years in restaurants cooking before [...]

Feature: Same Beat, Different Song

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For decades Riverfest has been the family-fun place to be in Little Rock over Memorial Day weekend. This month, the revamped Riverfest is ready to once again rock the river, putting Little Rock on the music festival map. Photography courtesy of Riverfest   heart and soul behind the state’s largest single event is stronger than ever as the communit[...]

Excursion: Cities with Local Flair

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North Little Rock and Little Rock are two of the most populated cities in the state. These neighboring metros are thriving, with a combined population of approximately 265,000, and together they contain a significant portion of Arkansas’ many popular attractions. Photography by Janet Warlick   LITTLE ROCK Dining During our excursion to Little Rock,[...]

Look Who's Cookin': Mary Beth Ringgold

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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 MARY BETH RINGGOLD owner/executive chef  / Cajun’s Wharf, Capers and Copper Grill Hometown: Beckley, West Virginia Are you a formally trained chef or an on-the-job-trained cook? I was trained in the ‘school of hard knocks[...]

Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site celebrates National Park Service Centennial

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Katherine Stewart, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism No matter how familiar you are with the story of Brown v. Board of Education, the Little Rock desegregation crisis, or the events at Little Rock Central High School in and around 1957, there are some things you just have to experience off the page and in person to fully understan[...]

Look Who's Cookin': Brian Deloney

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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 BRIAN DELONEY owner/executive chef  / Maddie’s Place / Little Rock       Hometown: Little Rock. Are you a formally trained chef or an on-the-job-trained cook? Both. I graduated culinary school[...]

Look Who's Cookin': Patrick Buchanan

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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 Sara Edwards Neal PATRICK BUCHANAN (Online Exclusive) Executive Chef /  YaYa's Euro Bistro / Little Rock Hometown: Wichita, Kansas. Are you a formally trained chef or an on-the-job-trained cook? Formally trained, and I’ve had a lot of [...]