Arkansas Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival

 Arkansas Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival is coming to Little Rock April 22 at the Outlets of Little Rock from noon—6! Featuring 25 local (and delicious) food trucks with some of the best regional and national craft beers. Beer Tickets will be sold on-site as well for $6/beer. There will also be a 4-pack of Beer for $20…

Wild Wines, High-End Tastings

Wild Wines is an annual event of the Arkansas Zoological Foundation, a nonprofit raising funds for the growth and development of the Little Rock Zoo. This year’s Wild Wines kicks off with a special VIP Reserve Room party at the Zoo on Friday, May 5, from 7-9 p.m. in Café Africa featuring high-end wines hand selected by…

Diamond Chef Competition

The University of Arkansas-Pulaski Tech College Celebrates 10 Years of Popular Chef Competition with A Double Elimination Culinary Challenge Donnie Ferneau Executive Chef at 1836 Club in Little Rock 2016 Diamond Chef Champion Cooking Style: “I’m classic-trained, but I definitely am Kamikaze. I grab from everything and I put them all together as one if…

An Omnivore’s Dilemma

Dining out with a vegetarian or vegan and enjoying it [dropcap]O[/dropcap] n a recent Saturday, we were invited for a casual lunch with a couple of friends. We thought, “Sure,” and asked where to meet up. As per usual, we couldn’t decide where to go, so we asked for a call back when the restaurant…

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,…