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Changing of the Guard: Restaurants and Businesses Look for New Owners Post COVID

Through all of restaurant shut downs, capacity limits, and all the ups and downs that came during the past 2(ish) years, our local restaurants fared well considering the national average. As I’ve said in countless interviews on the subject, a lot of the reason why this was the case is due to Little Rock being …

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Rising Stars – EJ Turner is the Soul of The Grumpy Rabbit

When The Grumpy Rabbit opened mid-pandemic last year it brought an interesting element to Lonoke by focusing on higher end cuisine and delivering an experience that most locals previously had to make the 30 minute drive to Little Rock to get. Part of making the idea come together was hiring well known chef James Hale …

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Keet Family’s JTJ Restaurants Buys Breckenridge. At Least Four New Restaurants Planned

The Keet family’s JTJ Restaurant Group (Petit & Keet, Cypress Social, Taziki’s, Waldo’s, Count Porkula) announced the acquisition of the Breckenridge Village Center today. In the release, JTJ Restaurants says they will work to restore the Rodney Parham property to the “glory days” starting with a significant exterior renovation that will include new landscaping, signage, …

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Crazy King Burrito is Bringing Authentic Flavors to Little Rock this Summer

Little Rock will be one of the first locations for a new authentic burrito restaurant coming to Arkansas this summer. Crazy King Burrito is opening at 401 South Bowman Rd (former Whimsy Cookie location) and brings authentic flavors rooted in their original Cozumel based location. The food will feature a solid mix of burritos all …

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Fidel & Co to Open Second Location as Part of Stōko Coworking Space

Fidel & Co coffee continues to expand their footprint under the recently formed Remolinos Group. Earlier this year they announced their Sterling Market concept set to open later this year, now they are announcing a second coffee shop and coworking space. The new space will be located at 610 President Clinton Avenue. It is a …

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Valhalla’s Spring Cocktail Menu Aims to Make Benton a Drink Destination

Benton has been known for hidden gems and underrated establishments for quite some time but Heather Baber & Craig Roe are aiming to change that perception. In a single block, they have Benton’s Baja Grill, the newly acquired Valhalla Kitchen & Bar (and Ax Throwing), and the soon to be opened Rober cocktail and tapas …

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El Sur Street Food Brick and Mortar Restaurant Coming to SoMa this Summer

Ever since El Sur rolled out their food truck right at three years ago their Honduran and Latin American inspired food has been a mainstay in Little Rock. While the truck moves all over town, the focus has always been the South Main area of Little Rock. Today El Sur is announcing that they are …

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Soup Sunday is Ready to Serve Up a New Date and Location this Year

Soup Sunday, benefiting Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, is always one of the largest food fundraising events of the year. This year they are celebrating their 40th Soup Sunday (we refuse to count the virtual one last year) with a bit of a facelift in the way of a new date and location along …

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Deluca’s Pizzeria Joins America’s Biggest Pizza Delivery on National Pizza Day

In celebration of National Pizza Day, Hot Springs pizzeria Deluca’s will join pizzerias across the country to feed the hungry through the Pizza Across America campaign on February 9. This event is the largest pizza delivery in America, with more than 200 pizzerias participating in all 50 states, and all pizzas will be delivered to …

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