Arkansas Food Hall of Famers

    [dropcap]W[/dropcap] hat would Arkansas’ fine and upscale dining consist of if these four gentlemen had not come together to make culinary magic at the legendary Jacques & Suzanne restaurant atop what is now the Regions Bank building overlooking downtown Little Rock? Those old enough to appreciate the idea of watermelon radishes, ‘raw bars’…

Arkansas Food Hall of Fame, The Restaurants

[dropcap]A[/dropcap] rkansas is plentiful with legendary restaurants that have served up southern and international favorites for more than four generations.  Three establishments, Jones Bar-B-Q Diner in Marianna, Lassis Inn in Little Rock and Rhoda’s Famous Hot Tamales in Lake Village are the first inductees in the Department of Arkansas Heritage’s Food Hall of Fame.Make your…

Final Thought

By Sonny Rhodes   [dropcap]I[/dropcap] t has been quite a school year for Team Rhodes. Abby, the youngest of three siblings, is a high school senior, so we’ve all experienced a number of firsts and lasts this year. The firsts include her driving a car unattended, opening a college acceptance notice, and receiving a scholarship…

Letter From The Editor – What Do You Love?

:: Brigette Williams ::   [dropcap]A[/dropcap] t around age four or five, little ones begin exchanging Valentine’s Day cards with classmates. Along with this innocent rite of passage comes the implied expectation to make a public declaration of love to…someone. As adults, we see family, friends and co-workers await delivery of flowers, balloons and artfully…

Small City, Big Ambitions

By Shelby Styron :: Photography by Jamison Mosley   Move over high-rise lofts and entertainment spots. Entrepreneurs are ready to drive new energy into the redevelopment of the downtown area. Can such innovation make Little Rock the new Austin?     [dropcap]T[/dropcap] wenty years ago, the River Market was a bunch of vacant warehouses. That’s…