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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 13:42:00

Doe's porterhouse...beef at its best

I imagine there’s many facets of the Doe’s experience that could be considered essential dining for the first-timer, but in my opinion the crown jewel of Doe’s is the 3-lb porterhouse. If you have not eaten this supernal slab of beef, make this a priority in your life...ignore work, family, schooling and all other tedious and less important things until this steak is in your mouth.

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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 05:50:00

Chew on this: Salpicão from Cafe Bossa Nova

Looking through the menu at Cafe Bossa Nova, one dish in particular may get brushed over rather quickly due to its somewhat odd combination of ingredients. But this dish is placed at the top of the “Especialidades da Casa” section for good reason—the Salpicão deserves your attention.

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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 09:44:00

At South on Main, even the pork skins are mind-blowing

We never thought we would recommend a place based on pork rinds, but leave it to South on Main to cook some up that leave us wanting more.

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Saturday, February 15, 2014

Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 11:16:00

Going gaga for Geek Eats granola

Sweet, crunchy, and extremely addictive — this is what granola was meant to be.

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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 04:51:00

The marrow of the matter

Perhaps bone marrow is not for everyone, but it’s something everyone should at least sample for themselves. I’ve heard it described as “gravy butter” before, and that’s a fairly decent description—meaty, fatty, and spreadable.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 13:40:00

Guilty pleasures

Confessions of a food writer.

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Sunday, January 5, 2014

Sunday, January 5, 2014 - 16:03:00

Take a break for bread pudding

A rustic dessert turns out to be more than meets the eye.

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Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 - 11:39:00

Kiyen's "Kathy Lee" roll is a beautiful disaster

When it arrives at the table, the Kathy Lee roll looks like an utter disaster. But looks, in this case, were deceiving.

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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 10:53:15

Donuts worth a drive

An Eat Arkansas writer's pastry expertise is put to the test.

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 15:59:14

Surprising find of a fantastic falafel

Getting falafel at a burger joint makes for a surprisingly good dinner.

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Monday, December 2, 2013

Monday, December 2, 2013 - 08:43:00

Tommyknocker Brewing is more than just beer

Non-drinkers can still enjoy these sodas from Tommyknocker Brewery.

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 10:24:00

The joy of a Capital Bar and Grill charcuterie platter

Forgo the typical deli-bought meat tray this year and take inspiration from one of Little Rock's best charcuterie selections to build the better appetizer.

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Friday, November 8, 2013

Friday, November 8, 2013 - 06:33:12

Stop your pouting... poutine has arrived!

If you’ve never had the pleasure of a good poutine, this is a very nice introduction to the dish. Sure, you won’t be enjoying it in The Great White North, but if you play Rush’s “Tom Sawyer” loud enough through the car stereo on your trip home, it’s almost just as good.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 19:20:57

'Walrus and the Carpenter' at Cheers in the Heights

An oyster lover's dream come true at Cheers in the Heights.

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Friday, October 4, 2013

Friday, October 4, 2013 - 13:10:00

'Chicken' nuggets under the microscope

While we're generally very Arkancentric here on the Arkansas Times blogs, this story was just too disturbing not to share.

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 18:10:00

Beyond the Beef: A clucking good sandwich at Big Orange

When you are at Big Orange you eat burgers. Or at least that was my general attitude about the place until only recently. I ventured out and braved the perilous poultry.

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 05:35:00

For local company, snacking is serious business

During a recent trip to Terry’s Finer Foods, I noticed an unassuming red snack bag behind the check-out counter. “WooHoo!” it read. It touted itself as “an extraordinary crunchy nutty snack.”

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Thursday, September 5, 2013

Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 15:28:00

Chew on this: Churros from El Torito

Our wonderful neighbor to the south, Mexico, is responsible for sending us many great and important things—tacos, piñatas, and Carlos Santana, just to name a few. But let’s not forget their contributions to the world of fried, sugary pastry. Specifically, let’s take a moment to recognize the beauty of the churro.

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Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 18:13:00

A dish for all seasons

I get the question all the time: “What’s your favorite restaurant in Little Rock?” My knee-jerk reaction is to go with The Pantry.

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 08:42:00

Don't pass on Capital Bar and Grill's pimento

Capital Bar and Grill has long been known to produce a fine rendition of pimento cheese. If you’ve not yet jumped on the pimento-loving bandwagon, sit down at CBG and you too may be singing its praises before too long.

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