The Best Fresh Food in Memphis

[dropcap]U[/dropcap]sually when you think of Memphis and food, barbecue is the first thing that comes to mind. Clearly, food in this Delta city is much more, and is ever-evolving past mouth-watering dry ribs and award-winning pulled pork. Fresh and local have become synonymous with the food scene in Memphis. Two local restaurants, Wild Beet Salad…

Bark Bar Set to Open in August

Attention all dog, food and cocktail lovers, downtown Little Rock is getting ready to unleash its newest addition: Bark Bar. Dog owners can enjoy Arkansas’ first off-leash indoor and outdoor dog park and restaurant. Bark Bar owner and operator Cara Fowler said the park is so unique because it does not operate like any other…

Lunching in Little Rock: Baja Grill

In our Lunching in Little Rock blog series, Michael Kirkpatrick will explore and review the city’s best restaurants – all in time to get back to the office. This week, Michael ate lunch at Baja Grill at 5923 Kavanaugh Boulevard. Click here to read more in this series. The location of a planning meeting is important. The…

Nexus Coffee Aims to Fuel Local Art Scene

Amid the ever-growing coffee culture in downtown Little Rock comes a shop that emphasizes  collaboration and creativity: Nexus Coffee and Creative. Nestled on the corner of Clinton Avenue and Cumberland Street, Nexus offers specialty coffee, loose-leaf teas and craft beer and wine, along with a food menu. The idea for the business started on a…

Drink Up at the Great Arkansas Beer Festival

If you love beer, there’s no better place to be Saturday than the Great Arkansas Beer Festival at the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock. With more than 100 breweries and over 400 beers at the festival, there will be something for everyone. Local favorites like Flyway Brewing, Ozark Beer Company, Blue Canoe Brewing…

8 Arkansas Restaurants Win Wine Spectator Awards

Several Arkansas restaurants were recognized in the 2017 Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards. Most are clustered in Little Rock, but a few winners hail from Northwest Arkansas and south-central Arkansas. Wine Spectator magazine has three award levels: Award of Excellence, Best of Award of Excellence and Grand Award. CENTRAL Cajun’s Wharf – Award of Excellence 2400…