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Zin Wine Bar Opens Second Location

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Zin Urban Wine & Beer Bar’s second location is opening today. Zin West is situated in the Market Place Shopping Center at 11121 N. Rodney Parham Road in Little Rock. The original location is at 300 River Market Avenue. Business hours are the same at both locations: Sunday 5-10 p.m., Monday-Wednesday 4-10 p.m., Thursday 4-11 p.m. and Friday-Saturday 4 [...]

8 Arkansas Restaurants Win Wine Spectator Awards

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Several Arkansas restaurants were recognized in the 2017 Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards. Most are clustered in Little Rock, but a few winners hail from Northwest Arkansas and south-central Arkansas. Wine Spectator magazine has three award levels: Award of Excellence, Best of Award of Excellence and Grand Award. CENTRAL Cajun’s Wharf – Award of Excellence[...]

Drink for a Cause at Winos for Rhinos

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Put your drinking to good use at Winos for Rhinos, a wine tasting and silent auction that raises money to help save rhinos and other African animals. The Little Rock chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) is hosting the event from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. July 22 at the River Bottom Winery at 13810 Combee Lane in Roland. Attendees can listen to[...]

Southern Table to Open in July

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We asked Margie Raimondo, the woman behind Raimondo Winery, about her newest venture, Southern Table. Raimondo’s Southern Table is taking over the space that used to house Kent Walker Artisan Cheese at 323 S. Cross St. in Little Rock. This conversation has been edited for length and clarity. AY: What's the story of Southern Table? How did it come about? [...]

Savoring Springtime with Wines

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n the native Kiswahili the word “safari” means “to journey.” In the native French, “sommelier” is the title bestowed upon a professionally trained wine steward. At the May fundraiser Wild Wines benefiting the Little Rock Zoo, guests will be guided along a culinary journey carefully curated by sommelier Jonathan Looney, the event’s beverage sponsor. Wild [...]

Sweet Pairings for Dessert

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By Margie Raimondo :: Photography by Jamison Mosley Throw out any beliefs about wine and desserts. It’s all about enhancing the taste of both. Wine glasses courtesy of Everyday Chef. y grandfather always said, “Food is the celebration of life and wine is the extension of a good life.“ Going by that mantra eliminates a lot of barriers in paring food [...]

Libations: Swine Wine

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Which wine would you pair with a hot dog? Photography by Cindy Momchilov   “Which wine would you pair with a hot dog?” was our question directed toward the Raptor Ridge Winery’s assistant winemaker. It was early in the morning at the KABF radio station, and after a long night at South on Main Restaurant, my co-host and I thought we could stump the [...]

Daily Obsession: Reds at Sam’s

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Samantha’s Tap Room and Wood Grill recently received an award for its Wines on Tap program. They were named the “People’s Choice” by the Free Flow Wines organization in Napa Valley, California. Each glass of wine is fresh — Samantha’s has more 20 wines, reds and whites, on tap — and there’s less waste as there are no corks. Samantha’s Tap Room and Wood[...]