Jason’s Deli on Shackleford in West Little Rock informs us that it is no longer using items with trans-fatty acids. The bio-chemistry aspects aside, the gist of that is that the food now is supposed to be heart-healthier. Jason’s says it’s the first national chain to go totally fat-free.
NYPD Pizza Deli and Restaurant opened last month at the corner of Highway 10 and Chenonceau near the Chenal Valley subdivision and across from the Ranch development. The menu has been drawn up like a police report, with menu items as “evidence.” Such evidence includes several varieties of pizza in sizes from personal (10-inch) to extra large, as well as salads, calzones, pastas and desserts. New-York-style canno-lis are even on the menu, but last week the store was waiting on the right ricotta cream filling to arrive so they could add them to the dessert case.
House Republicans pulled down the Trumpcare legislation this afternoon and walked out, depriving Democrats of some fun in pointing out all the anti-woman, anti-poor, pro-rich aspects of a bill too generous for hardcare Republicans and too mean for the few remaining moderates.
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.