The B-Side Bistro, Tom and Barbara Fuge’s breakfast and lunch eatery at 11121 N. Rodney Parham Road, which closed in May for remodeling, has cracked back open as The Happy Egg. The Happy Egg menu (find it on the B-Side Facebook page) includes such breakfast items as beignets, waffles, pancakes, shrimp and grits, bananas foster French toast, quiches and eggs Benedict along with a lunch menu of quesadillas, burgers, salads and such. New hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

Don’t forget Wildwood Park for the Arts’ “Wine & Food Feastivalrunning from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 15. The fundraiser, which will include a silent auction and dancing to the Greasy Greens, will be catered by such upscale eateries as Arthur’s Prime Steakhouse/Oceans at Arthurs, the Capital Hotel, Chenal Country Club. Tickets are $75; call 821-7275 to purchase. Parking is on Denny Road; a shuttle will take feasters to Wildwood’s theater.


Ira’s, the restaurant long in the making in the historic Rose Building at 311 Main St., has pushed back its opening date to Monday, June 25, because of “issues getting all the necessary permits,” owner Ira Mittleman says. Ira’s dinner menu will feature upscale American cuisine, and its bar menu will feature tacos, gravlax salmon and other nosh. The bar will open at 4 p.m., the restaurant at 5 p.m. Lunch will begin in July. Call 501-406-5857.