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Moody Brews gets brew permit; expects to open in a month

Hallelujah, Moody Brews is on the way.
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Hole in one: The Bagel Shop’s Top Secret Bagel Society isn’t so secret anymore

The Bagel Shop’s food is Everything. Just ask our readers, who voted it tops in five categories in our annual restaurant poll.

The best restaurants in Arkansas in 2024

The winners and finalists in our annual Arkansas Times Readers Choice Awards.

Three Fold’s Lunar New Year dumpling special is on the way

 If you’re a fan of spice, we recommend trying Three Fold’s Lunar New Year special: 10 of its signature dumplings served in a fiery Sichuan chili oil with a tea-scented egg.

El Chefe Mexican Cuisine takes flight in Springdale

The Springdale Municipal Airport isn't just a destination for air travel. El Chefe Mexican Cuisine opened on the upper floor of the terminal back in September, providing owner Manny Gonzalez with a brick-and-mortar location to go along with his highly popular food truck.

Origami Sake hosting American Craft Sake Festival in March

The festival will feature food trucks, live music and a ticketed sake tasting with more than 30 styles of craft sakes from breweries throughout the country. The event coincides with the Arkansas Cherry Blossom Festival and Hot Springs' first-ever sumo wrestling exhibition.

The Mighty Rib’s Cornucopia: January Edition

In The Mighty Rib's January edition of Cornucopia, Kevin Shalin names his top 10 salads in Central Arkansas, tells us what he'd eat for his last meal on Earth and answers the question: Is the $26 lasagna from George's worth it?

Two Bentonville chefs are semifinalists in 2024 James Beard Foundation Awards 

Bentonville chefs Rafael Rios of Yeyo's El Alma de Mexico and Matthew Cooper of Conifer have been named semifinalists in the 2024 James Beard Awards.

Nominations are open for 2024 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

The Division of Arkansas Heritage announced Monday that nominations are now open for the eighth annual Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. The nomination period runs through Feb. 29.

North Bar debuts new mobile digs, reveals plans for new Park Hill location

North Bar recently debuted the North Bar Mobile Kitchen — an orange food truck that will serve as the restaurant’s temporary home until it reopens following the Oct. 2 fire at its original location in the Lakehill Shopping Center in North Little Rock's Park Hill neighborhood.

North Little Rock Restaurant week kicks off today

North Little Rock Restaurant Week begins today and runs through Sunday, Feb. 4. Save your restaurant receipts for a chance to win prizes, which include a pair of tickets to see Stevie Nicks in concert at Simmons Bank Arena.

Prestonrose Farm and Brewing Co. opens new bistro and mercantile in Clarksville 

Prestonrose Farm and Brewing Co. has opened a new general store and farm-to-table restaurant inside a historic stone building in downtown Clarksville. 

Waffle, meet falafel: A great Mediterranean brunch is hiding in downtown Little Rock

Maryam's Grill, located in an unassuming office building in downtown Little Rock, is home to a fantastic Mediterranean brunch.

Conway's PattiCakes Bakery Front Street location destroyed by fire

PattiCakes Bakery's production facility at 1137 Front St. in Conway burned down Monday night. The bakery's storefront at 2106 Robinson Ave. will be closed until further notice.

South Arkansas bakery plans expansion, 266 new jobs, officials announce

The $37 million expansion at Hope Baking Company comes after the March 2023 acquisition of the bakery by East Baking Company of Holyoke, Massachusetts.

$41,250 from state ag department goes to farm-to-school programs

Eleven Arkansas schools received funding in the 2024 Farm to School Kitchen Equipment Grant Program, a grant allotment from the Arkansas Department of Agriculture.

Eat My Catfish reopens Breckenridge Village location damaged by March tornado

On Tuesday, Eat My Catfish reopened its Breckenridge Village store, which was severely damaged by the EF3 tornado that ripped through Central Arkansas on March 31, 2023.

WLR Texas Roadhouse kicks off 2024 with dumpster fire  

A fire broke out in the back exterior dumpster area of West Little Rock’s Texas Roadhouse Tuesday afternoon at 2620 S. Shackleford Road. Several pictures posted to social media yesterday made it look like the whole building was engulfed in flames.

Hot Springs’ Ouachita Bar & Grill opening new brick and mortar on Central Avenue Thursday

The new 2,400 square foot restaurant is located adjacent to the courtyard space where it has been operating solely as a food truck since Memorial Day weekend of 2023.

Big on Burge's: A photo essay

How a cold turkey salad turned a Heights deli into an institution.