It's always exciting when people who are passionate about good food begin sharing their skills with the community. That's So Raw in Jacksonville is small in size — but they're huge when it comes to flavor.
Downtown fans of the pour-over, rejoice: Mylo Coffee Co., the hugely popular coffee, sandwich and pastry shop in Hillcrest, will have a Capitol Avenue outpost in coming months. And around the corner, Jerky's Spicy Chicken will open up at 523 Center St.
kBird, the Thai food truck Richard Glasgow has operated in Hillcrest since 2012, is moving to a brick-and-mortar location. “As soon as [he] can” — certainly within the calendar year — Glasgow will begin serving up his authentic Thai food out of the former home of Palette Catering, 600 N. Tyler St. The new restaurant will be counter service and have a handful of tables and chairs. "Maybe two dozen chairs," Glasgow said. Hours, restricted by the location’s zoning, will be 10:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The Pantry Crest, the much anticipated Hillcrest spinoff of West Little Rock's The Pantry, Times' readers pick for the best restaurant in Little Rock in our most recent readers choice poll, will hold a soft opening beginning 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9.
The owners of Sushi Cafe are opening a West Little Rock location, on the second floor of Eleven Two Eleven Cantrell Center, just east of the Pleasant Ridge Town Center shopping center at Cantrell and Woodland Heights roads.
The Promenade at Chenal shopping center in West Little Rock announced a much-needed addition today: a new cafe and specialty coffee shop called Cafe Brunelle. The cafe is now open.
A press release calls Cafe Brunelle quaint and cozy at 1,395 square feet, with a menu of deli-style sandwiches, soups, salads, pastries, and a coffee bar. A locally-owned venture by UAMS' Dr. Ali Krisht and his brother Abbas Krisht, the cafe is located in the Promenade Courtyard near yoga apparel seller Lululemon.
Saline County's hit food truck Baja Grill makes its debut in the Heights, putting its unique stamp on the taco scene in Little Rock. Can the Mexi-Cali menu that made the food truck so popular work in a brick and mortar setting? When it tastes this good, you bet it can.
Arkansas has whole host of lackluster chain sandwich shops. But there’s one restaurant that, in my opinion, shines far brighter than the rest which doesn’t even exist in Arkansas. But all that is about to change...for within a few months, Potbelly Sandwich Shop will be opening in Little Rock.
Wee Betty’s Cafe is a definitely a one-of-a-kind in Central Arkansas. Located just off U.S.-67/167 in Jacksonville, the cafe opened about nine months ago serving up homemade, authentic British cuisine and tailoring to British expats with a small shop full of foodstuffs not found anywhere else locally.