Brad Izzard, a native of South Africa, has recently been rehired and named executive chef of the entire hotel. Izzard formerly served as chef de cuisine under Antunes at One Eleven, and left the hotel after the shutdown to work as a chef at a private high end country club.
The food trucks you see heralded on Facebook aren't the only ones out there. Check out Yolanda Kitchen sometime.
The Root will reopen its indoor dining room on Friday, July 9.
The Downtown Little Rock Partnership announced yesterday on Facebook that Samantha's Tap Room & Wood Grill will be reopening on July 7, more than four months after a water main rupture flooded the restaurant's basement during the snowstorm that hit Arkansas in February.
The Grumpy Rabbit is destination dining.
Al fresco all the time.
Ottenheimer Hall, the River Market's public food court-style market, which has been shuttered for over a year, is welcoming back vendors and the public this Saturday.
A survey of some of our local favorites.
Some restaurants are offering take-home meals suitable for those uneasy about getting out into the holiday crowds.
One might be tempted to call this place a throwback to an earlier era, an atavism, a living fossil. But we just call it that little drive-in on Highway 70 — you know, that tastee-freeze between Ten Mile Creek and the Lonsdale turnoff, the place where all the trucks are parked.
Arkansas restaurants can now fill to capacity in spectacular pre-pandemic fashion. But we’re still in a pandemic, with a largely unvaccinated workforce of servers and front-of-house staff facing the public.
Harding noticed in an email that he’d been selected for the contest shortly after going through two casting rounds for the Food Network’s Guy Fieri show “Guy’s Grocery Games.”
There’s no shortage of locally roasted, delicious coffee in Arkansas. Roasters that sell online and will ship beans to your door include Brave New Restaurant, Fidel & Co., Doomsday Coffee (Fayetteville), Stirling Roastery (Booneville), Guillermo’s Gourmet Coffee, RoZark Hills Coffee Roastery (Rose Bud) and Big Cuppa Roasting (Morrilton).
Opening a brewery was a gamble for the Pridgin family. Even with Country Monks and Prestonrose seeing success nearby, beer tastes in Logan County still tip towards cheap industrial lagers.
An assignment to compile a list of cheap eats in Central Arkansas in December coalesced, for Arkansas Times Associate Editor Rhett Brinkley, with a “Twin Peaks” viewing streak, a stubborn commitment to drinking water and a local restaurant takeout scene scrambling to weather the weirdest of winters.
“Anyone who comes to dine in or order takeout are my guests coming to my home,” Lal said.
If that name clangs any bells, if it whispers of any hangovers past, it’s likely because of the all-too-timely product that brought an orange wave of headlines back in April 2019: Trump Tonic. (“Trump tonic will grab you by your ‘wherever,’ ” the back of the bottle reads.)
The holiday season looks different this year. Because of the pandemic, many people won’t be celebrating with as many friends and family as they have in the past. But the smaller table might bring an opportunity to spend more creative time in the kitchen.
The Preacher’s Son, the downtown Bentonville restaurant located in a restored historic church, has announced that it will welcome Arkansas native Neal Gray as its new executive chef. Current executive chef, Matthew Cooper, is leaving the restaurant in pursuit of a new project with his last service on Sat., Dec. 12.
“My philosophy is eating healthy shouldn’t break your pockets, it shouldn’t be limited to one class of person. Healthy food should be available for everyone,” Coleman said.