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Dining Spotlight: Catfish Cravings

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Childhood Friday night catfish dinners are now provided daily for those in search of a meal cooked from the heart. Photography by Janet Warlick Top photo: Founder Travis Hester inside his newest Eat My Catfish in Little Rock.   the age of 14, as Travis Hester was enjoying catfish with his Maw Maw’s tarter sauce, he said to his mom, “We’ve got to [...]

Look Who's Cookin': James Best

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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 Amy Long JAMES BEST (Online Exclusive) Chef/Owner of  Skinny J’s in Jonesboro, Paragould and North Little Rock Hometown: Jonesboro, Arkansas. Are you a formally trained chef or an on-the-job-trained cook? Yes I was formally trained[...]

Look Who's Cookin': David Goldwhite

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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 Jeremy Smith DAVID GOLDWHITE executive chef of Choctaw Casino Hotel, Pocola, Oklahoma Hometown: London, England. Are you a formally trained chef or an on-the-job-trained cook? I am a formally trained gourmet, French cuisine chef. I[...]

Look Who's Cookin': William Lyle

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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 Meredith Mashburn WILLIAM LYLE (Online Exclusive) chef at Eleven at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Hometown: Nottingham, New Hampshire. Are you a formally trained chef or an on-the-job-trained cook? On the job, however, I did e[...]

Look Who's Cookin': Capi Peck

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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 Cindy Momchilov CAPI PECK chef/co-owner at Trio's Hometown: Little Rock, Arkansas. Are you a formally trained chef or an on-the-job-trained cook? I’m on-the-job and life-in-the-hospitality-biz trained. Where were you trained? The ki[...]

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[...]

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 [...]

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[...]