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Little Rock Farmers Market season starts Saturday

Returning to the River Market pavilions at 400 President Clinton Ave. for its 48th season, the farmers market will be open every Saturday from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. through Labor Day weekend in September.
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Ira Mittelman takes over chef position at The Grumpy Rabbit

Chef Ira Mittelman announced on Facebook that he is the new chef at Lonoke's field trip-worthy restaurant The Grumpy Rabbit.

Kat Robinson shares iconic pie recipe from her upcoming book

Robinson has shared an excerpt from "The Great Arkansas Pie Book" featuring Miss Alma's chocolate meringue Mile High Pie from former Benton restaurant Ed and Kay's.

Wildberry Pop-Tart-inspired Power Jam ice cream from Loblolly benefits Rock Town Roller Derby

Loblolly Creamery announced that a portion of proceeds from its new small batch Wildberry Pop-Tart-inspired Power Jam ice cream will benefit Little Rock's Rock Town Roller Derby.

South Korean fried chicken franchise Bonchon coming to Little Rock

Bonchon, a global Korean fried chicken restaurant, announced an expansion into Arkansas with two separate multi-unit franchise deals planned for Bentonville, Fayetteville, Jonesboro and Little Rock.

Sweet Cheeks Espresso drive-thru bikini coffee shop now open in Searcy

Searcy finally got a bikini drive-thru coffee shop.

Brave New Chef: Chef Peter Brave hands the keys to the kitchen to Ben Lindley

Brave New Restaurant chef/owner Peter Brave has worked in the kitchen alongside an executive chef for the past 15-plus years. When he hired Ben Lindley in January of 2022, he ushered in a new era at Brave New, stepping out of the kitchen but not out of the restaurant — bicycling across America notwithstanding.

McIntosh Pies and Grill on Wheels opens second location

McIntosh Pies and Grill on Wheels has opened its second food truck location at 280 S. Shackleford Road.

Fayetteville Central BBQ announces date for grand opening 

Acclaimed Memphis-based barbecue joint Central BBQ has set the date for the opening of its first Arkansas location at the site of the old Farmers' Co-op at 417 W. Martin Luther King Blvd. in the new South Yard Development in Fayetteville.

The Mighty Rib’s Cornucopia: April Edition

The Mighty Rib takes in dinner and a show at Murry's Dinner Playhouse, tries the rabbit pot pie special at Red Moon Tavern, finds nacho nirvana at Baja Grill, drops his top 10 Little Rock appetizers and more in this month's edition of Cornucopia.

Delicious Temptations expanding into space next door, adding brunch and bar

Longtime West Little Rock breakfast spot Delicious Temptations, located at 11220 N. Rodney Parham Road, announced on its Facebook page that it is expanding into the adjacent space next door to the restaurant.

Invasive carp makes for good eating at Forrest City fish market

If you can't beat 'em, eat 'em. Jim Harris of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission shares the story of a Johnson County fisherman turning invasive carp into sandwiches, burgers and nachos.

Walk-On's Sports Bistreaux taking the place of former Mellow Mushroom on Chenal Parkway

Walk-On's is described by its website as "Game day with a taste of Louisiana." 

Camden police chief planning to open Ouachita County's first distillery

Camden Police Chief Boyd Woody is planning to open 316 Distillery — Ouachita County's first modern liquor distillery — where he will produce moonshine, tequila, rum, vodka and whiskey, Arkansas Business reports.

Rosie's Pot & Kettle serving Mother's Day brunch on the veranda of the historic Hornibrook Mansion

The Empress of Little Rock Bed and Breakfast and Rosie's Pot and Kettle are offering Mother's Day Brunch on the veranda of the historic Hornibrook Mansion from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, May 14.

Food Truck Thursday at the County is back this week

The parking lot of the Pulaski County Administration building at 201 S. Broadway St. will host eight food truck-style vendors this Thursday as part of Food Truck Thursdays at the County from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Cast your vote for Little Rock's Alicia Watson to compete in the Vegan Women's Summit 'Top Chef Challenge'

Little Rock plant-based chef Alicia Watson, owner of the culinary wellness business, Vito & Vera, hopes to be one of three women selected to compete in the Vegan Women's Summit Top Chef Challenge in New York City on May 19.

Arkansas Times Margarita Fest: A slideshow

Cheers to the marg devotees who turned out (and turned up their cups, and turned in their votes) during a thunderstorm for the sake of the citrus. Staff photographer Brian Chilson was there to capture the rainy, lime-garnished action. 

The Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts announces the opening of its restaurant, Park Grill

An email from the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts today announced its new restaurant, Park Hill, will be opening May 4. 

4/20 specials from El Sur and The Bagel Shop

Here are a couple 4/20 munchies celebrations happening around town.