CHICKEN & WAFFLES:  Comfort food defined at B-Side

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  • CHICKEN & WAFFLES: Comfort food defined at B-Side

When the seeds of this project were still germinating, I was trying to figure out how I’d approach the disparity between the diners and the high class breakfast joints around town. While both serve morning meals, the difference in quality and price were considerable.


And then came B-Side. It opened on a cold February day with only a little notice on Face book — and within a week and a half a crowd had packed in, spilling out to the doors on a Sunday morning. Menu items like Bacon Wrapped French Toast on a Stick and Beignets with Lemon Curd garnered attention, and the good cooking and variety of items kept customers coming back.

But how did Nancy Tesmer and Jeffrey Moore come up with the idea to start a breakfast-only restaurant in Central Arkansas?