Savoring Springtime with Wines

[dropcap]I[/dropcap] n the native Kiswahili the word “safari” means “to journey.” In the native French, “sommelier” is the title bestowed upon a professionally trained wine steward. At the May fundraiser Wild Wines benefiting the Little Rock Zoo, guests will be guided along a culinary journey carefully curated by sommelier Jonathan Looney, the event’s beverage sponsor.…

The White House Café

[dropcap]T[/dropcap] he White House Café opened in 1907 in downtown Camden by Hristos Hodjopulas, who had moved to southern Arkansas from Greece. The wedge-shaped edifice was built right next to the train tracks, a two-story structure at the end of the downtown district. Shortly thereafter, Hodjopulas sold the place to his cousin James Andritsos, who…

Heights Corner Market Officially Opens its Doors!

Heights Corner Market will host its official grand opening this Friday, March 31 from 3-6 p.m. at 5018 Kavanaugh Boulevard. Located in the former Terry’s Finer Foods location, the revamped space will feature a full deli; prepared foods section with daily specials; local, organic produce and goods; on-trend gifts and household items; and at-home delivery…

Truffle Kingpin of NYC to be at Arkansas Literary Festival

The Arkansas Literary Festival, the premier gathering of readers and writers in Arkansas, includes more than 70 presenters who have achieved national and international acclaim. Panels and sessions are facilitated by authors and illustrators from across the country and cover genres and topics such as nature, crime, science fiction, classic literature, southern culture, social commentary,…

Who Will Win The Diamond Chef Arkansas Title?

On the night of April 13, 2017, seven local and esteemed chefs will compete simultaneously in head-to-head quick-fire challenges to win the Diamond Chef Arkansas title. Diamond Chef is Arkansas’ premier culinary competition and fundraiser. Come out to enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres prepared by UA – Pulaski Tech culinary students and faculty; plus, signature cocktails and…