Natchez owner and executive chef Alexis Jones has announced that, due to low sales, the restaurant will be nixing its lunch and weekday dinner service.
The restaurant, which is located in the Tower Building at 323 Center Street in Little Rock, will still be open for Friday and Saturday dinner, and for Sunday brunch. The last day for lunch service was last Friday, May 22.
Long-time Vino's brewmaster Josiah Moody has announced his departure from the downtown brew pub in order to start his own beer label. Partnering with Oklahoma's Choc Brewing, Moody will be bottling his new "Moody Brews" brand within the next few weeks, and the new label will be distributed in Arkansas by Glidewell brewing.
The Italian Kitchen, known as Lulav until earlier this year, will soon see another name change. Businessman Burch Wilson recently bought the restaurant from Matt Lile and plans to call it Cellar 220, according to Donnie Ferneau, who’s working for the restaurant as a business and kitchen consultant.
Restaurant 1620 general manager Rick Qualls sent out an e-mail yesterday informing diners and the public that the restaurant will be closing June 30 for what he called "a complete make-over of the restaurant from top to bottom."
Ernest Dumas writes about the difficulties faced by Gov. Asa Hutchinson in matching the achievements of Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe, even though he, like the majority of the legislature is a Republican. In short, Hutchinson needs Obamacare money, though his party rests on a foundation that hates Obamacare.
A two-week cruise from Vancouver to Alaska was nicely timed for the August heat wave. It dipped into the 40s during my visit to the Hubbard Glacier, loudly "calving" with mighty booms of cracking ice. Here's a brief politically tinged travelogue.
If one were of a low and suspicious nature regarding the New York Times' historically inept Washington Bureau, one might suspect yet another example of the "Clinton Rules" — that is, a shaky allegation unsupported by facts.