Look Who’s Cookin’: Todd Gold

A fun Q&A with some of the state’s up-and-coming chefs as well as culinary superstars. Photography by Janet Warlick TODD R. GOLD (Online Exclusive) CEC, CCA, AAC / Pulaski Technical College Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute / Little Rock   Hometown: Little Rock. Are you a formally trained chef or an on-the-job-trained cook? I was…

Create: A Brunch Worthy for Mom

 The Capital Hotel in Little Rock shares with us some of their beautiful, melt-in-your-mouth brunch recipes! Recipes courtesy of Capital Hotel Culinary Staff :: Photography by Janet Warlick Shot on location at One Eleven at the Capital Hotel   [dropcap]Brunch[/dropcap], according to a blog post from The Washington Post, dates back to 1896 when an…

Notable: Zoë’s

Famed Eatery Expands Photography by Janet Warlick   [dropcap]Zoë’s[/dropcap] Eatery, Hot Springs’ longstanding Malvern Avenue coffeehouse and go-to place for quality comfort foods, has a new location in the Surfas Culinary District, a gourmet food/restaurant/housewares business in downtown Hot Springs’ historic Hamp Williams Building. Christened “Zoë’s in the District,” it’s a match made in the…

Final Thought

A year ago this month, I set out on a four-week adventure in Southeast Asia.   [dropcap]I[/dropcap] traveled with two Vietnam War veterans — John Townsley of North Carolina and Bob Kirkland of California — who had organized many such tours with the goal of helping people still struggling from the war. John, whom I…

Arkansas’ Wellbeing: Statistically

A Topic Well Worth Discussion [dropcap]The[/dropcap] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines mental illness as “disorders generally characterized by dysregulation of mood, thought and/or behavior.” According to the agency, mood disorders, such as major depression, are the most pervasive of all mental disorders. Other examples of mental illness include schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and…

Defining Mental Illness

What is a Mental Illness? [dropcap]The[/dropcap] National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) defines mental illness as “a condition that impacts a person’s thinking, feeling or mood and may affect his ability to relate to others and function on a daily basis.” One’s mental wellbeing may be influenced by a number of factors: genetics, environment and lifestyle…

Suicide: Out of the Darkness

Shedding Light on Suicide Photography Courtesy of The Arkansas Secretary of State   [dropcap]Suicide[/dropcap] prevention became a topic of discussion last year when Gov. Asa Hutchinson formed the Arkansas Suicide Prevention Council. Since then, local media have addressed the topic and a number of rallies have been held, and our company has chosen to address the…

Youth & Suicide

Youth, Suicide and How You Can Help   [dropcap]Nearly[/dropcap] everyone has been affected by suicide, and while it is a tragedy that certainly needs to be addressed, Greg Adams, licensed clinical social worker and program coordinator for the Center for Good Mourning and Bereavement at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, wants to be certain the topic is addressed…