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Vote in the final round of Toast of the Town

Have you weighed in on Toast of the Town, our semi-annual survey of booze and bars? Voting in the final round continues through Sept. 29. Make sure you cast your vote for your favorite beer or bar today.

Little Rock Zoo's Wild Wines returns this weekend, and you can win a painting by Babe the Elephant

If drinking wine amongst the wildlife at the Little Rock Zoo is on your bucket list, this weekend's your chance. And the online auction, which includes a trip to Costa Rica, a Game of Thrones tour and a mystifying variety of surgical equipment, is not to be missed.

Natural State Beer Company wins gold at 2021 Great American Beer Festival

Natural State Beer Company, a microbrewery and taproom located in Rogers, was recently awarded a gold medal at the 2021 Great American Beer Festival, the world's largest commercial beer competition.

It's Negroni Week for charity at Fox Trail Distillery and beyond

For the remainder of the week, Fox Trail Distillery in Rogers will be celebrating Negroni Week by riffing on the classic cocktail. A dollar will be donated to Little Free Library for every Negroni sold.

Make plans to attend the Arkansas Times' Bloodies, Bubbles & Brunch

The Arkansas Times' hit parade of events continues. If you liked our Margarita Festival, got buzzed at Pig & Swig and plan to do it up big at this Thursday's Tacos & Tequila — or you've missed out and are looking to correct the error of your ways — we've got an event for you: Bloodies, Bubbles & Brunch is slated for 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, at the Argenta Plaza in North Little Rock.

Several South Main restaurants participating in Blue Jeans & Bubbly event in SoMa

South Main will be closed off to traffic between 13th and 15th streets on Sat. Oct. 9 from 4-8 p.m. for Blue Jeans & Bubbly, an inaugural event benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas.

Ciao Baci releases fall menu

Ciao Baci unveiled its fall menu yesterday. We plan on stopping by on a brisk night to sit outdoors and partake of the smoked beef brisket chili.

More from Razorback twitterverse dunking on Arkansas "classic" cocktail featured in Garden & Gun

Classic reactions from Arkansans who came together in woo pig sooie-like fashion to reveal what really fills our red party cups, Sonic cups and koozies on game day.

Make plans for Tacos & Tequila

It’s a match made in late-summer heaven.

Tickets now available for Saint Mark's Episcopal's drive-through shrimp boil

Saint Mark's Episcopal Church is hosting its annual shrimp boil to benefit the non-profit St. Francis House on Saturday, October 9 between 4-7 p.m. Tickets for the drive-through event are available now and include single dinners or a family pack for four.

Inaugural Pulaski County Fair coming to North Little Rock this fall

North Little Rock is hosting the inaugural Pulaski County Fair at Riverfront Park on the north side of the Arkansas River, Sept. 29-Oct. 3.

Best Cafe lives up to name

Hot Springs motor court restaurant a destination.

The Tamale Factory closes

The Tamale Factory, restaurateur George Eldridge's beloved Doe's offshoot on his Gregory (Woodruff County) farm, has closed, the restaurant announced today on Facebook. 

Main Street Food Truck Festival returns in October

The Main Street Food Truck Festival is rolling into downtown on Saturday, Oct. 2. Sixty food trucks are expected in addition to 70-plus artists, musicians and entertainers, according to the festival's website.

Arsaga's closes its popular location at the depot

Arsaga's at the Depot, the Arsaga's Coffee Roasters location in the old freight building at 548 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville, has permanently closed.

Yancey's Dickson Street Dogs offers UA students support and safety along with late-night snacks

Running a hot dog stand on a street as wild as Dickson probably isn't for the faint of heart. Yancey, a UA alum and army veteran, is up to the task and is there to help if you need a safe space or help getting home.

Pizza D slices at Stone's Throw, Cypress Social celebrates a birthday, Arkansas Times Pig & Swig Thursday

A weekly food round-up.

Vote in Toast of the Town, our annual booze and bars poll

The nomination round of Toast of the Town, the Arkansas Times' annual survey of local beer, cocktails and bars, is ongoing. Through Aug. 30, write-in your favorite Arkansas brewery, place to buy wine, local cocktail purveyor and much more. Then come back, Sept. 8-29, to pick between five finalists in each category. 

Check out a short documentary on the Afrobites food truck

Take a few minutes to watch this short documentary on Afrobites, an African eatery with two food trucks, one on Wright Avenue in Little Rock and another in Conway, and see if you can keep your mouth from watering.

Arkansas food historian Kat Robinson's new film "Arkansas Dairy Bars: Neat Eats & Cool Treats" airs next week on PBS

Arkansas travel writer and food historian Kat Robinson has a new special airing on PBS next week focusing on 13 of the state's 94 dairy bars.