Mary Beth Ringgold Crowned 2018 Diamond Chef

Mary Beth Ringgold of Cajun’s Wharf, Capers Restaurant and Copper Grill has won the title of Diamond Chef Arkansas for the second year in a row. Ringgold defended her title against six chefs: Casey Copeland of The Avenue, Jordan Davis of Chenal Country Club, Brandon Douglas of Green Leaf Grill, Jamie McAfee of Pine Bluff…

Diamond Chef: Meet the Contestants Part 3

The University of Arkansas – Pulaski Tech Foundation is gearing up for its 11th year of fierce food competition. Diamond Chef Arkansas 2018 is set for 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 19 at the UA – Pulaski Tech Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute. Individual tickets cost $150. Sponsorships start at $2,500. For more information…

CARTI’s Ragin’ Cajun Bash

Craving crawfish? Don’t miss CARTI’s Ragin’ Cajun Bash this week. It’s the season for crawfish boils, so head to one where you can chow down for a good cause. Presented by the Arkansas Federal Credit Union, CARTI’s annual all-you-can-eat crawfish boil, set for 6 – 9 p.m. Thursday, April 19 at War Memorial Stadium, raises…

Lunching in Little Rock: Kemuri

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 Kemuri. Sometimes new experiences leave you questioning life choices. I am fiercely brand loyal and it takes…