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Kream Kastle is a greasy spoon and a living fossil

Kream Kastle has no social media presence whatsoever. Neither does it take orders through various delivery apps. One might be tempted to call this place a throwback to an earlier era, an atavism, a living fossil. But we just call it that little drive-in on Highway 70 — you know, that tastee-freeze between Ten Mile Creek and the Lonsdale turnoff, the place where all the trucks are parked.

Tasting India in Hot Springs

Recently, I was in Hot Springs on a surprise trip and found myself tasked with obtaining food for the wife and her mother. I decided to try an Indian place I had passed many times before: Taste of India. 

Chatz burger, barbecue sandwich among the best in town

Get over your skepticism of vegan food

Blue Sage Vegan's “Don’t Be a Chick’n” sandwich is a masterpiece.
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Indian Kitchen is curry as comfort food

Indian Kitchen drops the pretense of fine dining in favor of Indo-Pak comfort food with a focus on catering.

King Kone on top of the empire

King Kone’s large menu, a dictionary book of flavors, covers the entire front of the purple cinder-block building. But if you’re here, you probably have some variation of ice cream and/or burgers on your mind.
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Hillcrest's El Mezcal shows a lot of promise

Don’t take this as a full-fledged restaurant review from Arkansas Times: We’re just letting you know what we loved and what might need that aforementioned improvement (very little, we’ll tell you now!).
Pic of That Ramen Place's Seaweed Salad

Ramen and the American Dream

Hard to pick a favorite at That Ramen Place.
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Picture of lobster roll from The Capital Seafood House

The Capital's Seafood House off to a good start

Prince Williams hopes his bar and seafood shack will earn a reputation for solid food and keep people coming back. The duck gumbo will make us return.

Higdon Square Cafe in Hot Springs skews classic

Higdon Square Cafe does meat and three right.

Watercolor in the Park pleases the palate

Arts Center eatery is tasteful, tasty.

Aji Ramen Bar provides great food, atmosphere

And uncommon ramen.
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S'OK? Slaw right!

Forrest City's Delta Q offers a new take on barbecue.

The Pancake Shop is breakfast heaven

In Hot Springs.

Platnum the hottest new thing in BBQ

It's good as gold.

The wonder of Mr. Chen's

The place to be on cold days for hot pots.

Abbi's tearoom is steeped in warming atmosphere

Tea and empathy.

Proof gets it right

Simple, consistent, good

Foghorn's Express at Core Public House in Hot Springs offers top-notch healthy and greasy options

It's the best kind of bar food.

First hop at frog legs

Flying Fish has 'em, and they're good.
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