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.


Will’s Cinnamon Shop, located at 1001 Central Ave in Hot Springs, closed its doors at the end of 2023. According to a post on its Facebook page, the shop was never able to recover from what it suffered during the pandemic in 2020.


Little Italy, a mobile Italian kitchen, just opened up in Conway. It currently sits at 1000 Morningside Drive, next to the Haynes ACE store.


Dondie’s White River Princess, a seafood restaurant located in Des Arc, recently gained new ownership. Click here for more information.


House 1830, located at 106 W. Elm Street in downtown Rogers, is hosting a Beer Pairing event on Saturday, Jan. 13 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.


Cheesecake on Point announced its food truck will be taking a tour all over Arkansas, serving specialty, southern-inspired flavors! Customers can leave a city recommendation on the business’s Facebook page, and preferably a good location in that city.


Ouachita Bar & Grill will open its indoor dining and sports bar this Thursday, Jan. 11, at 915 Central Ave in Hot Springs.


Butter-Scotch Bakery & Bar will open soon at 104 Central Ave in downtown Bentonville. A soft opening is reportedly planned for Valentine’s Day.


Eat My Catfish held the grand reopening of its Breckenridge location on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, after the restaurant sustained heavy damage from a tornado on March 31, 2023.


ALDI in Conway, located at 1272 S. Amity Road, is anticipated to open on Thrusday, Jan. 25. Click here for more details.


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