Capital Hotel

Rumbles: Capital Bar and Grill Hires New Executive Chef, Root Celebrates 5 Years, Food Truck Stop Branches Out

News With little fanfare, the Capital Hotel has found its replacement for former Capital Bar and Grill executive chef Arturo Solis. Veteran Capital Hotel chef Marc Guizol took over the reins at CBG only weeks after Solis departed for the 21c Hotel in Oklahoma City. Guizol is a two-time winner of the Diamond Chef competition …

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Rumbles: Rick's Beignets to Open Restaurant, Brown Sugar Open in Park Hill, Blue Canoe Goes Statewide

News Popular Sherwood food truck Rick’s Beignets has announced it will be opening a permanent restaurant and closing down the truck. Owner Richard Rogers confirmed to me the new restaurant would be called Rick’s Beignets and Cajun. Rogers says the expanded operation will allow him to make other New Orleans favorites, including jambalaya, po’boys and …

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Meet Pastry Chef Matthew Dunn, And Behold His National Pie Month Masterpieces

Simply put, there aren’t enough people in this town talking about Chef Matthew Dunn. And frankly, I’m as guilty as anyone else. Dunn came to Little Rock to serve as the pastry chef at The Capital Hotel, but until recently I wasn’t fully aware just how talented this man is. About a month ago, the …

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Catching Up With Chef Lee Richardson: His Past, Present, and Future

Few would disagree that Lee Richardson has been one of the most influential chefs within the Little Rock food scene over the last decade. The New Orleans-trained chef transformed the dining program at Ashley’s and The Capital Hotel into a world-class destination and brought more critical acclaim to the state than any other chef in recent …

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