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,…

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…