Southern Table to Open in July

We asked Margie Raimondo, the woman behind Raimondo Winery, about her newest venture, Southern Table. Raimondo’s Southern Table is taking over the space that used to house Kent Walker Artisan Cheese at 323 S. Cross St. in Little Rock. This conversation has been edited for length and clarity. AY: What’s the story of Southern Table?…

Not All Vodkas Are Created Equal

Rock Town Distillery puts Little Rock on the vodka map with its top-of-the-line offerings. [dropcap]S[/dropcap]even years ago when Phil Brandon started distilling vodka at his downtown Little Rock warehouse, he knew he wanted to make his vodka special. Not only has Rock Town Vodka become his number one seller, but it has evolved and the…

Kids Culinary Camps: Where Food Meets Fun

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hether your child is a prodigal chef or just interested in all things related to baking, a variety of cooking camps around the state offer fun-filled summer sessions for all skill levels. There’s no shortage of specialty summer camps available to parents looking to provide summer enrichment for their children. One growing trend in the…

The Golden Girl: Legendary Little Rock Restaurateur Hasn’t Missed a Step

[dropcap]L[/dropcap]ook up the word “lair” in any dictionary and chances are Mary Beth Ringgold’s office will leap off the page. Tucked into a crow’s nest-type cranny in the cavernous Cajun’s Wharf, the room bursts with uniform catalogs, invoices, reams of reports, forms, vendor orders and copious miscellany. Personal photos elbow for wall space amid framed…

Sips and Dips: Fresh Local Eats

The Perfect Appetizer and Cocktail Pairings to Start Your Summer Meal You really can’t beat the food of summer. No other season offers the most beautiful bounty of delicious fruits and vegetables. It’s the ultimate time of the year to visit local restaurants and find out what palatable creative genius Arkansas chefs have in store…

Farmers Markets Around Arkansas

CENTRAL ARKANSAS BAPTIST HEALTH FARMERS MARKET offers farmers markets at three different locations around central Arkansas. Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock Tuesdays from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located in the parking deck at 9601 Baptist Health Drive Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located in the front of the…