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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 09:46:00

An Intimate Look Inside Little Rock's Enigmatic 1836 Club

There's been a lot of eyes on the old Packet House recently, especially with the announcement that Little Rock star chef Donnie Ferneau was headed to its kitchen. Here's a look.

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Thursday, January 12, 2012

Thursday, January 12, 2012 - 17:15:51

Hello, I must be going!

Kat Robinson prepares to head on to greener tablecloths... er, pastures.

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Monday, October 10, 2011

Monday, October 10, 2011 - 11:37:14

Going back to Jonesboro

Back in my Jonesboro days, back in the late 90s, I'd splurge on this great little Italian place called Lazzari's Italian Oven. It was reasonably priced, my friends worked there and I adored the asiago cream sauce and the salty crusted bread and the Mista salad and the... well, everything. It's good to know it's still there and still that good.

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Flake & Kelley

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 09:43:36

Fair foods: Heaven help me

State Fairs. Yeah, I am an addict... professionally, that is. Doesn't make what gets served at them each year any less weird.

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Thursday, July 28, 2011

Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 16:13:46

Gluten-free on the mountain

The Saturday Chef Series up on Petit Jean Mountain at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute is a must-do for culinary addicts and fanatical foodies. See what goes into one particular class on gluten-free cooking with Chef Robert Hall.

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Saturday, July 23, 2011

Saturday, July 23, 2011 - 19:33:00

Margie brings wine, oil and vinegar to the table

The force of nature behind Raimondo Winery makes wine from family-raised grapes she has brought into north central Arkansas. It's the oils and vinegars she's producing that should be wagging tongues.

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Thursday, July 21, 2011

Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 10:30:12

Ah, Chicago

Okay, the last I’ll speak on the subject, right? Probably not. But if you're heading to the Windy City, you'll want to check out some of these great places to dine.

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Flake & Kelley

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Thursday, July 14, 2011

Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 14:05:18

So simple... fried green tomatoes

Kat shows how to make them. It's pretty darn simple.

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Monday, June 13, 2011

Monday, June 13, 2011 - 09:59:06

Weiner tales: Another Chicago dog found in Fayetteville

Feltner Brothers in Fayetteville are putting out a Chicago dog worthy of the name. Their burgers, on the other hand, are straight out of a previous era. I swear, it's Bob Feltner's original Whatta-Burger, revisited.

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Monday, June 6, 2011

Monday, June 6, 2011 - 21:00:33

Three dogs down: How I discovered Chicago in Southwest Little Rock

I have a new addiction. I am in love with Chicago-style hot dogs.

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Sunday, May 29, 2011

Sunday, May 29, 2011 - 23:11:25

Chicagoland dining

Kat's trip to the Windy City nets epicurean delights of all sorts.

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Monday, March 28, 2011

Monday, March 28, 2011 - 09:05:53

A weekend in New Orleans

I've spent the weekend in New Orleans, covering the New Orleans Roadfood Festival. This week I'll have some insights for you on the festival, New Orleans food, culinary promotion and how we can apply those ideas here in Arkansas.

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Thursday, February 24, 2011

Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 16:40:56

Blowing my horn

More work for Kat... involving burgers.

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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Thursday, February 10, 2011 - 16:06:28

French Quarter time

While we're all waiting for a thaw here in Central Arkansas, I thought I might direct you towards two New Orleans eateries I experienced right before I took off on my cruise last month.

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