Arkansas Food Hall of Fame: The Proprietors

 Mary Beth Ringgold Cajun’s Wharf, Capers and Copper Grill – Little Rock Finalist by Joe David Rice | Photography by Jamison Mosley Many years ago, the fire department in Beckley, West Virginia, was summoned to an emergency situation involving a kitchen fire. A girl had inadvertently turned on the wrong burner, heating up a can of…

Bluebirds of Happiness

By Marla Cantrell | Photography by Jamison Mosley At Terra Studios, less than 20 miles from Fayetteville, a wonderland unfolds across six acres that have been baptized in art. Here and there, sculptures of trolls and dragons appear. Purple blown-glass petals bloom from concrete spheres, and other sculptures of giant flowers with smiling faces welcome…

Top 10 Events in March

1. Little Rock Marathon Little Rock March 3 – 4 The 16th annual Little Rock Marathon provides a race for every pace, with a variety of options for runners including a marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K and a children’s race. The event also includes entertainment provided by a number of sponsors littlerockmarathon.com/ 2. Wolfe Street Oscar…

Publisher’s Note: AY Does Food

AY is truly the magazine for foodies. Each month, we provide our readers with compelling stories about the state’s best chefs and most tantalizing restaurants, some iconic and some less known. This month is different. This March, for the second consecutive year, we’re bringing you food like nobody else. In this edition of AY, we…

Cavender’s

By Mel White | Photography by Jamison Mosley EST. 1970 The country’s most beloved seasoning, made with an ancient Greek formula, has called the Arkansas Ozarks home since 1969. A few years ago, a California computer programmer named Jan Koum famously stated that he wanted “to do one thing and do it well.” That thing…