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Friday, August 1, 2014

Friday, August 1, 2014 - 12:13:07

OK, so I was wrong about Local Lime

Two visits a year apart bring different results. Sometimes it pays to go back and try things again.

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 05:17:00

Toad Suck Buck's is Doing it Right on the River

One of the things we love about Arkansas is that places like Toad Suck Buck's are everywhere, tucked into corners you wouldn't know to look for unless you're a local. It’s clear the folks who live around the Stony Point area of Perry county think they have a gem in this place, and they might be right.

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 05:16:00

The Kraft Mac & Cheese Food Hack

Recently, we held another food hack competition, taking another childhood classic, Kraft Mac & Cheese, and tried to turn it on its head, creating something entirely new and unique. Again, the results were pretty awesome. The rules were simple: Use a whole box of mac and cheese, both noodles and cheese powder, and turn it into any sinister monstrosity imaginable. We had a vote via the Eat Arkansas Facebook page to crown a winner. Here's what was submitted:

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Monday, July 28, 2014

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 16:31:00

Diamond Bear celebrates launch of Southern Blonde in a can

Diamond Bear is celebrating the launch of its Southern Blonde in can-form tonight at its new brewery in North Little Rock. There's be all sorts of tasty grub from the Arkansas Alehouse and enough beer for even the thrisy-est out there. Tickets, $25 in advance or $30 at the door, cover food and drink.

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Sunday, July 27, 2014

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 13:02:23

Swing and a miss from Bruno's Little Italy

Classic Little Rock eatery has issues with overcooked and below-temperature food.

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Friday, July 25, 2014

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 06:18:00

Food Feedback Friday: The "We need your vote!" edition

Alrighty...you know the drill with Food Feedback. Tell us what you're eating this week and what you thought about it. I love to hear all the suggestions and I'm frequently looking back through your recommendations to determine my next meal. So share away! Happy weekend, y'all.

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 05:51:00

Looking in on the new Le Pops, now in the Heights

Le Pops is a wonderful addition to the Heights neighborhood. Laurie Harrison is incredibly dedicated to her product, she still works here 7 days a week and is constantly experimenting in the kitchen to develop new flavors. Check them out the next time you need a cool down.

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 09:58:00

Bentonville's Potlikker Film Fest: Food! Beer! Bluegrass! Films, too!

The Southern Foodways Alliance, a non-profit based at Ole Miss' Center for the Study of Southern Culture that studies the culture of food in the South, is collaborating with chef Matt McClure (21c Museum Hotel) to host the Potlikker Film Festival on Saturday, Aug. 9, in Bentonville.

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 06:23:00

8 Chain Restaurants I'd Actually Like To See In Arkansas

I’m not particularly fond of most chain restaurants. There are plenty of reasons to eat at locally owned restaurants, but perhaps most importantly, the food is generally better. But you know that not all chains are created equal. Arkansas sometimes seems to be a hotbed for mundane, unappealing chain restaurants…and in many ways, it probably is. But there are some chain restaurants that I, for one, would not mind popping up around town. Here’s 8 great chain restaurants I’d like to see in Little Rock

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Friday, July 18, 2014

Friday, July 18, 2014 - 11:06:00

Savor the City again, during August

The fifth annual Savor the City kicks off Aug. 1 for Little Rock Restaurant Month, when eateries will provide discounts and specials to promote their chow.

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Friday, July 18, 2014 - 05:58:00

Food Feedback Friday: Cool Summer's Day edition

With this unusually cool weather lately, I hope you all have been getting out and eating on some patios. I know we have. So, let's get on with our feedback.

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 17:08:00

Chris Tanner planning Samantha's Tap Room and Wood Grill at 4th and Main

Samantha's Tap Room and Wood Grill, Cheers in the Heights, Chris Tanner, Samantha Tanner

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Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 08:24:00

Southern Gourmasian announces brick and mortar location

Little Rock food truck favorite announces plans to open a brick-and-mortar store.

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Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 06:21:00

The Top 10 Pizzas in Little Rock

It comes in a nearly endless number of styles, but no matter how you slice it, pizza remains one of the most wonderful things to ever come out of an oven. Everyone has their favorite and most of us were trained to love this stuff from a very young age. Folks will defend their favorite pizza joint until the bitter end, and Little Rock pizza lovers are no different. But some pizza joints remain popular for good reason. They rise above all others…the upper crust of Little Rock pizza. Here are our favorite pizzas in Little Rock.

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 05:30:00

Cheers & Jeers: From Boulevard to Brunelle

Another chance for me to round up all the many meals that have made their way into my belly recently…here is Cheers & Jeers. I’ve had several meals worth mentioning around Little Rock with many folks doing great things that deserve telling. Here we go.

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Friday, July 11, 2014

Friday, July 11, 2014 - 13:08:00

Food Feedback Friday:

Time to let us hear it. What are you eating on this week?

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Friday, July 11, 2014 - 05:57:00

A look inside Arkansas Alehouse

Eager to give fans of their product a place to sit together, drink, and have a bite of food, the folks behind Diamond Bear Brewing Co. have brought their brewpub restaurant, Arkansas Alehouse, to North Little Rock. It’s only a few weeks into being fully operational, but the restaurant off Broadway St. already seems to be drawing quite a crowd.

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 08:18:00

Stone's Throw announces expansion on first anniversary

Start-up nanobrewery celebrates its first year in business by announcing new equipment, new beers...and a block party.

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 06:01:00

The Pie Hole now operational and putting out some fine pies

We reported that they were coming a while back. Well pie lovers, that time has arrived. Little Rock has its first mobile pie vendor—The Pie Hole truck is operational and rolling around our town.

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Monday, July 7, 2014

Monday, July 7, 2014 - 08:17:00

New growler fill station at Colonial Wine is fantastic

With a change in Arkansas law, retail establishments are now installing growler fill stations to provide fresh beer outside a bar setting.

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