Ritika on the Rock: A Spin on Summer Salad

Corn and Tri-bean Summer Salad with Tomato Vinaigrette Written and photographed by Ritika Gann As a new addition to the Little Rock community, I’ve found myself in a love-hate relationship with the torrid weather this June. Coming from Canada, I’m used to freezing temperatures in the winter and mild summers. I am laughably ill-prepared for…

A Summer of Eating

Arkansas’ extraordinary summer events celebrating local and native foods offer a smorgasbord for food lovers in the Natural State. Food is hot in the summer months… both literally in the case of fried catfish and fried chicken, and figuratively with annual celebrations of produce that bring thousands to the cities that host festivals each year.…

Lunching in Little Rock: Sims BBQ

In our Lunching in Little Rock blog series, Michael Kirkpatrick will explore and review the best restaurants in Little Rock and its surrounding area – all in time to get back to the office. This week, Michael ate lunch at Sims BBQ. Restaurants come and go in Little Rock. If you are judging the success of a…

Southern Food & Wine Festival Returns this Weekend

The fourth Southern Food & Wine Festival will be held this weekend at El Dorado’s Murphy Arts District. The festival will be held on Friday and Saturday, May 4-5, and will coincide with a concert by Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Jason Isbell. Isbell’s performance will be Saturday, May 5, at the Griffin Music Hall. On Friday,…