Tomas Bohm, the owner of The Pantry and The Pantry Crest, has sold District Fare, his Hillcrest sandwich shop at 2807 Kavanaugh Blvd., to Little Rock restaurateur Daniel Bryant. More big news: To run the deli, Bryant has hired Brandon Brown, who owned and operated Hillcrest Artisan Meats in the same location from 2014 until 2017, when Brown sold to Bohm.
At least for now, the name will remain District Fare. Don’t look for the name to return to H.A.M., Brown said. The hours, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., also remain the
Brown has only been on the job for a little more than a week, but already he’s switched up the sandwich menu, adding several H.A.M.
Brown and his wife, Tara Protiva-Brown, sold to Bohm to spend more time with their children and take a break. Brown did that and worked for a while at kBird. What drew him back? The creative freedom Bryant offered, and another opportunity to work with meat. Brown had been attached to another project of Bryant’s: the