The Root digs in | Rock Candy

Monday, January 31, 2011

The Root digs in

Posted By on Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 2:46 PM

The Root, the long, long-in-the works local foods cafe, finally has a permanent home — 1500 South Main, the former home of the Sweet N’ Sweden Creme dairy bar. Slated to open in late spring, the restaurant will offer the likes of vegetarian banh mi sandwiches, hamburgers, fresh-baked pastries and pies, locally roasted coffee and homemade sodas, as well as a number of seasonal items.

Leading up to its opening, The Root is setting up shop weekly at Christ Episcopal Church, from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday, during pick-up hours for the Arkansas Sustainability Network’s food club.

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