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Make Plans for Hillcrest HarvestFest on October 22nd

Our absolute favorite local festival, Hillcrest HarvestFest, is back for the 27th year on October 22nd this year. If you are not familiar with Harvestfest, it is an annual festival in Hillcrest featuring events, food trucks, local beer, vendors and more. The event takes over Kavanaugh Boulevard from Monroe to Walnut streets. The big new …

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First Look: Say Hola to El Sur’s Brick and Mortar in Soma, Opening Friday

El Sur has been a South Main staple with their food truck since they started serving three years ago. They are now ready to fully plant their business in the SoMa district when they open their doors to the new brick and mortar at 1214 Main street on Friday. If you are familiar with their …

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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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