Appetizers

Ten Can’t Miss Appetizers in Arkansas

Appetizers have been top-of-mind this month here at AY Magazine, so I wanted to chime in with a few of my own favorite meal starters throughout Arkansas, but with an admittedly heavier concentration in Little Rock. One thing is for certain, these 10 below are sure to please. Onion Rings at Seaton’s Scott Place (Scott)…

Taco Tuesday: Cuban Taco at Baja Grill

Every Tuesday AY will be highlighting a different taco from one of our many wonderful Mexican restaurants and food trucks throughout Arkansas. This week, we’re taking a look at Baja Grill in the Heights, one of my very favorite spots for non-traditional spins on Cali-Mex cuisine. Also, before I get ahead of myself, congrats to…

Recipe: Shakshuka

Have you ever eaten shakshuka? If not, you are definitely missing out on a tomato-based, spiced-filled, poached egg breakfast just bursting with vibrant flavors. Truth be told, I love eating shakshuka for any meal, and it even makes for a fantastic brunch entrée.   There are several great recipes out there, and most of them…

Top 10

My Top 10 Dishes in July

Each month, I will be recapping my favorite food from restaurants in Little Rock and around Arkansas.   Even though these dishes are listed in ranking order, I consider all of them ones I would highly recommend.   Here are my top 10 dishes in July:   Beer Battered Fried Pickle Planks at Flyway Brewing…

Maddie’s Place Sets Reopening Date

Maddie’s Place, the beloved Riverdale restaurant serving up New Orleans-style dishes with a Southern flair, is reopening on Tuesday, August 4 at 11 a.m. This is welcome news for the many folks who have been clamoring for the restaurant’s return.   “We are going back this week to prep for opening on Aug. 4, for…

Drive-Thru

The Drive-Thru Reigns Supreme

Today (July 24) is National Drive-Thru Day. It sounds a bit ridiculous to celebrate but just know that the drive-thru has become a total game changer in 2020 for both the restaurant and customer.   Don’t believe me? Drive past some of the businesses listed below and check out their lines. Utilizing a drive-thru allows…