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…

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…