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Restaurant and food news from around Little Rock

Count Porkula Expanding, Adding Standalone Restaurant in Partnership with JTJ Restaurants

Count Porkula BBQ announced today that they are expanding to their second location, and first standalone restaurant, expected to open early next year. The location will be in the spot previously occupied by Ozark Country Restaurant at 201 Keightly Drive, just off Cantrell Road. The new location is in partnership with the Keet family’s JTJ …

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Three Fold Noodle & Dumpling Co to Add West Little Rock Location

Three Fold Noodle and Dumpling Co is looking to expand with a second location according to an announcement today. This would join the downtown location and be the first true second location for the restaurant. Three Fold opened on 215 Center Street in downtown Little Rock in 2015. It quickly became a favorite spot focusing …

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East Sixth Brewing (Previously Rebel Kettle) Officially Closes

We had feeling it was only a matter of time after East Sixth Brewing, which changed its name from Rebel Kettle earlier this year, would announce a closing after closing their tap room last month. Today they made the announcement official on their Instagram page, saying the brewery has ceased operations and that all remaining …

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Food for Thought: Closing down, or closing early, Restaurants for Covid

Yesterday the Governor announced that restaurants and bars that have a license to serve alcohol must shut down by 11pm beginning and ending no earlier than January 3rd. The restrictions come as a result of increasing COVID numbers across the state that will only continue to rise through the end of the year. Before I …

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The Filling Station Overcomes Obstacles to Create a Unique Spot in NLR

Being the first is almost never easy. In the case of Joy Evans and Kristi Scott, owners of North Little Rocks first ever food truck stop The Filling Station, it’s definitely an understatement. The brainchild of Joy, these ladies have had to rewrite the books to see their dreams come to fruition. They worked for …

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The Extra Time to Reopen Dining at Allsopp & Chapple Pays Off

The local restaurant scene has seen most places reopen their dining rooms now. A few spots, like Allsopp & Chapple, wanted to spend a little more time to make sure they create a safe space for customers to dine while still providing the atmosphere that they expect. The extra time from Allsopp & Chapple worked …

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Cannibal & Craft to Open in the River Market October 23rd

The River Market in Little Rock already has that Dickson Street vibe with several places along the stretch having a significant Fayetteville influence. Now one of Dickson Street’s most popular bars is heading to Little Rock in Cannibal and Craft. Cannibal and Craft opened in Fayetteville in 2015 bringing one of the only true Tiki …

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