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New executive chef, new general manager at Capital Hotel

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.

Woo pig: Wright's BBQ to sponsor several Arkansas Razorback athletes

Less than a week into the new college sports era granting players the right to earn money off their names, images and likenesses (NIL), Wright's BBQ in Fayetteville made a splash Tuesday as a number of Arkansas Razorback athletes announced sponsorships with the barbecue restaurant.
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Ice cream social, 'Shop & Sip' and music from the Quapaw Brass Quintet in Hillcrest tonight

The Hillcrest Merchants Association will throw its annual ice cream social tonight on the 2800 block of Kavanaugh Blvd. from 6-7 p.m. with music from the Quapaw Brass Quintet, ice cream from Hill Station and popcorn, cookies and lemonade.

Help wanted: restaurant work amid the pandemic

Serving up confusion in the time of the coronavirus.
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The best donuts in Central Arkansas

Ranking the glazed donuts of Little Rock and North Little Rock by the dozen.

@ The Corner reopens for dine-in 

The restaurant announced on Monday that it would be closing for a few days this week to prepare to ease back into indoor dining, which it plans to start on Friday, June 25.

Prestonrose Farm and Brewing Co. to become exclusive draft beer provider for Mockingbird Bar & Tacos

The organic, small batch brewery in Paris, Arkansas (Logan County), will provision the Main Street restaurant with a dozen types of drinks, including non-alcoholic ginger and root beers.

Hot Dog Mike to return this weekend

Proceeds from Hot Dog Mike's return this weekend will benefit the Eli Talley Foundation for childhood cancer. Hot Dog Mike will be set up at Domestic Domestic in the Heights at 5501 Kavanaugh Boulevard from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. (ish) and 5 p.m.- 7 p.m. (ish) Fri., June 18 and Sat., June 19.

Yolanda Kitchen charms with house-made tortillas, puerco con salsa verde

The food trucks you see heralded on Facebook aren't the only ones out there. Check out Yolanda Kitchen sometime.

The Root Cafe celebrates 10th birthday

The Root will reopen its indoor dining room on Friday, July 9.
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Samantha's Tap Room & Wood Grill reopening July 7

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.

Historic Arkansas Museum celebrates the tomato in second History is Served dinner

Tickets are sold out for the second dinner in the 2021 “History is Served: Arkansas Foodways Dinner Series," which features a tomato-centric menu by Scott Rains of Table 28. But more meals are planned.

Count Porkula BBQ announces additional location, partnership with JTJ Restaurants

Count Porkula BBQ, a food truck turned brick and mortar restaurant housed within The Rail Yard at 1212 E. Sixth St., announced a partnership with Jim Keet’s JTJ Restaurants to open its first stand-alone location in early 2022.

Lonoke County's Finest: The Grumpy Rabbit is field trip-worthy

The Grumpy Rabbit is destination dining.
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"I want the tacos for dipping" — Quesabirria via La Casa De Mi Abuelita Maw Maw's House

Quesabirria is their bestseller. Geovanny Villagran prefers to make birria with brisket or chuck meat cooked slowly (eight to nine hours) with a mix of dry peppers and Mexican spices.

Food Truck Friday and vaccinations Saturday at Simmons Bank Arena

Today's the last chance to catch Food Truck Friday at Simmons Bank Arena.

Get Certified 

Certified Pies opened up the first week of October, becoming the first ghost kitchen pizza concept in Arkitchen and the only Black-owned pizza business in Little Rock.

'What'chu Eatin' Wednesdays' brings food trucks to Library Square and CALS Williams Library

The Galleries & Bookstore at Library Square has recently launched "What'chu Eatin Wednesdays," where every Wednesday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. a different food truck will be in the square parked on Rock Street between the parking deck entrance and Bobby L. Roberts Library of Arkansas History & Art. Today, Lili's gets high marks from us.

Petit & Keet reviving menu from Jacques and Suzanne for two nights

Petit & Keet is celebrating its fourth anniversary on May 18 by bringing back the dishes that made Jacques and Suzanne one of the premier spots for fine dining in Little Rock in the '70s and '80s.

Three Fold to open new location in West Little Rock

Three Fold Noodles and Dumpling Co. announced in an email today that it will be adding a second brick and mortar location in West Little Rock in the former Panera space located in the Pleasant Ridge Shopping Center at 11525 Cantrell Road.
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