As our new Eat Arkansas correspondent Jessica Kokinos-Havel has reported, Lemon, “Little Rock's premier creperie,” is scheduled to celebrate its grand opening on Saturday, July 12. Located in the Ice House building in Hillcrest, the creperie will offer sweet and savory varieties, using ingredients such as lump crab, chicken, spinach, Nutella and fruit. They also plan to serve a variety of freshly squeezed juices and various coffee drinks.
In our review of Salut! at Prospect Place last week, we failed to list the restaurant's lunch hours. They're open Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Look out for a Bruce Cochran curated wine dinner on Tuesday, July 15. The menu is available online at brucecochran.com/salut.html.
Hog fans just can't quit blaming the refs for the NCAA men's basketball tournament loss to North Carolina. Now the Arkansas Senate has gotten in on the act, with this resolution introduced by Democratic Sen. Keith Ingram and getting bipartisan co-sponsorship from that brutish and short sandlot roundball player, Republican Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson.
IndieWire breaks news long whispered downtown — a more ambitious successor to the Little Rock Film Festival is in the works, with backing from writer/director Jeff Nichols, a Little Rock native. His "Loving" has won wide acclaim recently.
After the success of the Main Street Food Truck Festival last year, the Downtown Little Rock Partnership is organizing a regular event, Main Street Food Truck Fridays, scheduled to kick off Friday, April 13.