Top 10 Dishes in April

At the end of each month, I look back at all of the wonderful things eaten over the past thirty days. Here are my top 10 dishes in April. Burnt Ends and Fries at Count Porkula Count Porkula only offers burnt ends on Fridays, which I found out by accident when I went inside to…

Rainmaker

Arkansas Backstories: Rainmaker

In today’s terminology, “rainmaker” frequently refers to an individual who generates legendary financial windfalls — almost by magic — for his or her employer. It’s a word often used to describe particularly successful stockbrokers, bond daddies, lobbyists and lawyers — the hard-driving alpha personalities wearing bespoke suits, occupying posh offices and commanding eight-figure bonuses.  …