restaurant

Hillcrest Restaurant Ciao Baci Has a New Partner

An iconic Little Rock restaurant has a new partner. Blair Wallace, a former CJRW account executive, is purchasing Ciao Baci from restauranteur Suzanne Boscarolo. Wallace and Boscarolowill be managing partners of the restaurant. The deal is effective Monday, July 1. Located in the Hillcrest neighborhood, Ciao Baci was started in 2001. The restaurant focuses on…

barbecue

Barbecue Bucket List

by Chris Price | Photography by Jamison Mosley Barbecue. The sights, the aromas, the flavors. There may not be a style of cooking more associated with the South than food slow cooked for hours by low heat, generally about 225 degrees, and flavored by hardwood smoke. Much like the settling of the region, barbecue moved…

cocktails

Summer Cocktails

Photography by Jamison Mosley The summer is sizzling and Arkansans are looking for ways to beat the heat. There may be no better way to cool off than with a light, refreshing libation. There will always be reliable standbys, like a frosty mint julep or tangy margarita, AY wants to help you keep your cool…

Rock Town

Rock Town Celebrates 9 Years with a Blowout Bash

In nine short years, Rock Town Distillery has become an Arkansas classic. As the state’s first legal distillery, a certain amount of fame was inevitable, but founder and head distiller Phil Brandon has carefully charted the company’s course, winning awards and admirers for its bourbons, whiskeys and vodkas. And the company is still going strong.…