Monday, February 20, 2012

Monday, February 20, 2012 - 13:53:32

Chenal Mickey D's groundbreaking tomorrow

They're breaking ground on a new McDonald's at The Promenade at Chenal tomorrow, with the CEO of the construction company handing the build saying the outlet will be "the nicest designed McDonald's in the State," with stained wood walls and modern decor.

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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 10:15:00

Burger joint of the week: Top Rock Drive In

The first thing to note about the Leopard Burger is that it isn't actually made of leopards.

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Friday, February 10, 2012

Friday, February 10, 2012 - 13:15:25

Closed for back taxes, Burger Mama's now open again

Burger Mama's, the Little Rock burger joint that had been at the corner of Shackleford and Kanis until a move to a strip mall near the corner of Cantrell and Mississippi in mid-January, was closed Thursday and Friday last week due to unpaid taxes.

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Thursday, February 9, 2012

Thursday, February 9, 2012 - 10:15:00

Burger joint of the week: Chip's Barbecue

Chip's Hickory Burger is smothered in barbecue sauce and topped with Cheddar cheese. But the patty beneath is smoky and flavorful.

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Thursday, February 2, 2012

Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 07:29:15

Burger joint of the week: Feltner's Whatta-Burger, revisited

The griddle flavor is stronger, the seasoning a little heavier and the bun better toasted. Russellville's longtime favorite comes a long way towards better.

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Thursday, January 26, 2012

Thursday, January 26, 2012 - 07:56:00

Burger joint of the week: Dugan's Pub

The Swiss Mushroom Burger is savory and juicy, a half pound of burger that takes at least two hands to eat. Turning it upside down may be the way to go.

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Thursday, January 19, 2012

Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 07:08:21

Burger joint of the week: The Hop on Cantrell

This incarnation of The Hop is being run as a drive-in with burgers, fries, shakes and such. Same song, different verse? Well, the burgers sure hold up.

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Friday, January 13, 2012

Friday, January 13, 2012 - 15:18:00

Big Mama's Burgers moving to Cantrell

Burger Mama's, the big-and-sloppy burger, fries and onion-rings joint that has been out at 10721 Kanis Road in West Little Rock for several years, is pulling up stakes and moving to a new location at 7710 Cantrell Road, near the intersection of Cantrell and Mississippi.

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Thursday, January 12, 2012

Thursday, January 12, 2012 - 07:22:05

Burger joint of the week: Black Angus

Black Angus has been serving burgers in Little Rock for more than 50 years. After all those years at the "new" location on Rodney Parham, they're as good as they were back in the day.

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Thursday, January 5, 2012

Thursday, January 5, 2012 - 08:11:22

Burger joint of the week: Razorback Ribs

Smoke is great for ribs and brisket and chicken — but how about a burger?

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Sunday, January 1, 2012

Sunday, January 1, 2012 - 07:37:19

The 50 best Arkansas burgers I tried in 2011

Few people have eaten more burgers at more Arkansas restaurants this year than Kat Robinson. Check out her choices for the 50 best she found in 2011.

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Thursday, December 29, 2011

Thursday, December 29, 2011 - 08:28:05

Burger joint of the week: Cheers in the Heights

The Old Fashioned Cheeseburger is a classic, served up with potato chips or for a little more some great fries.

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Thursday, December 22, 2011

Thursday, December 22, 2011 - 08:45:49

Burger joint of the week: Hibernia Irish Tavern

You don’t usually go to an Irish pub for a burger. You’d expect more to dine on bangers and mash or fish and chips, right?

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Thursday, December 15, 2011

Thursday, December 15, 2011 - 08:47:44

Burger joint of the week: Sushi Cafe

A sushi place that does burgers? Really?

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Thursday, December 8, 2011

Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 10:44:14

Burger joint of the week: Red Door

Little Rock diners already know Red Door for great brunches on the weekends, amazing baby back ribs, the place to get your old Bene Vita kicks and some Blue Mesa cheese dip. But how does its "Really Good Burger" measure up?

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Thursday, December 1, 2011

Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 07:38:55

Burger joint of the week: Root Cafe

To call The Root Café a burger joint kinda cuts it short. The idea of a “joint” for burgers conjures up the idea of quickly smashed patties on a grill and a certain quantity of grease and gumption. The Root has gumption, but not the grease.

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Thursday, November 17, 2011

Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 09:33:31

Burger joint of the week: Bayou Bistro

Hot buttery ciabatta bun. Crawfish. Cream sauce all over the place. Is this a burger, or is it something else? You'll have to travel to El Dorado to find out.

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Thursday, November 10, 2011

Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 09:02:54

Burger joint of the week: Ed & Kay's Restaurant

Order a Pony Burger at the Benton mainstay, and you may ask yourself "where's the beef?" Keep digging.

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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Thursday, November 3, 2011 - 08:57:02

Burger joint of the week: Johnny B's Grill

A single ingredient can sometimes elevate a good burger to a great burger. That’s the case with the amazingly sweet yellow onions you’ll find on the signature burger at the El Dorado mainstay.

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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 08:05:15

Burger joint of the week: Viola Stampede

Once again exploring the idea of “how far would you go for a good burger?” — I stopped in to the little restaurant at Viola’s major intersection (where Highway 62/412 and Highway 223 meet) with friends to grab some vittles Sunday.

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