We have no shortage of food bites throughout Arkansas, so each week, we’ll be providing you with a snapshot of the goings-on inside the culinary world, from events and specials to restaurant openings and awards. Do you have news to share? Please email our Online Editor Kilee Hall at khall@aymag.com.


Star of India held a grand reopening of its lunch buffet in Little Rock on Friday, March 31 for the first time after shutting it down in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Chuy’s has teamed up with several businesses to serve 400 dinners to those affected by the tornado as well as first responders. The restaurant will be serving its food Wednesday, April 12 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, located at 6701 John F. Kennedy Blvd in North Little Rock.


Allsopp & Chapple is featuring a new cocktail called “Lavender Lies,” made up of Tito’s Handmade Vodka, lemon, lavender and blueberry syrup, and club soda. For every drink sold in the month of April, the restaurant will donate a dollar to the American Red Cross to help with tornado relief. Tito’s Handmade Vodka is making the same donation through the sales of its beverage at participating bars.


Crêpes Paulette hinted on its Facebook page it will be expanding into Fayetteville. Further details have not yet been released.


Sunny’s Stir Fry is opening a location in Fayetteville at 2335 North College. The restaurant will serve classic Asian food such as dumplings, crab rangoons and egg rolls.


Readers have a chance to enter a giveaway for Tacos 4 Life. Click here for more information on how to enter the giveaway, and be sure to watch AY About You President and Publisher, Heather Baker, every Wednesday morning on KARK for the Bucket List segment.


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