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Big Bad Breakfast opening in West Little Rock June 21

The new Little Rock location will be Arkansas's first and is located at 101 S. Bowman Road. It seats 116 indoors and 12 outside, and they're hiring for both front and back of house positions.
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Diet Coke, candy and cigarettes fuel peak performance for Arkansas golfer John Daly

If you're looking for some dietary guidance to help improve your game this weekend, look no further.

J&S Italian Villa in Hot Springs under new ownership

Husband and wife Saddiq and Jeannie Mir purchased the restaurant in April. Saddiq Mir previously served as Oaklawn's vice president of hospitality, overseeing the recent expansion including the hotel spa, as well as food and beverage operations.

After 10 years of Pepsi, UA finalizing deal to switch back to Coca-Cola

A beverage change is coming to the hill.

New ownership group purchases Breckenridge Village, announces multi-million dollar renovation

"The group intends to bring back the glory days of Breckenridge and revitalize it with a diverse combination of restaurants and other retail spaces," said Jim Keet, Chairman of JTJ Restaurants, LLC. "At least four restaurants with various cuisines will be a part of the new plan for the center."

Plant-based chef Alicia Watson of Little Rock wins Food Network's 'Big Restaurant Bet'

In a confessional moment before the decision was announced, Watson said, "There were eight of us at the beginning. Two of us are standing. I just want to know that I deserve it, and I have a place on this stage, and so do plants."

Ben Dickey to host Arkansas PBS monthly agricultural project 'The Growing Season'

"The Growing Season" will follow six Arkansas farmers as they work through a year on their land.

Chef Alicia Watson of Little Rock makes finale of Food Network's 'Big Restaurant Bet'

Chef Alicia Watson, owner of the Little Rock plant-based culinary wellness business Vito and Vera, has made it to the final episode of the new Food Network reality competition series “Big Restaurant Bet," which airs tonight at 9 p.m. on the Food Network and streams live on Discovery Plus, Hulu Live and YouTube TV.

Chicken Salad Chick in North Little Rock opening Wednesday, offering free chicken salad to first 100 guests

Chicken Salad Chick, a chicken salad-focused fast casual restaurant chain, is celebrating its grand opening at 3901 Warden Road in North Rock this Wednesday and giving away free chicken salad deals for a year to its first 100 guests.

Lost Forty wins bronze medal at 2022 World Beer Cup

Lost Forty Brewing announced on Friday that its Puffy Jacket Baltic Porter took home a bronze medal from the 2022 World Beer Cup in the International Dark Lager category.

Pizzeria Ruby stole this yankee’s heart 

I have spent most of my adult life in the Midwest, the South, and the West Coast, where a good, honest slice of NY-style pizza is difficult to come by. So, you can bet I was excited to hear that Pizzeria Ruby had opened in Springdale last summer and that the buzz was all positive.

Mar y Tierra Seafood & Grill now open (beware of octopus)

Mar y Tierra, the Mexican restaurant across the street from the Capitol building, opened yesterday after a long delay.

New co-working space Stōko coming to River Market district, with second location of Fidel & Co

A second Fidel & Co location will open this summer in partnership with a new co-working space occupying the first floor of 610 President Clinton Ave, the space formerly occupied by Zetêo Coffee.

Arkansas's Flying Fish and Flying Saucer locations adding $1 per bill for Ukrainian refugees

Each dollar will be donated to World Central Kitchen, a nonprofit that sends cooks to the front lines of humanitarian crises. So far, World Central Kitchens has served 16 million meals and 8 million pounds of food to families across Ukraine.

That mural from The Afterthought? It's up at Dave's Place

Commence with the selfies! And a bowl of Dave's tomato bisque.

The scoop: A milkshake roundup

This particular round-up of Central Arkansas milkshake options was brought to you by a fractured tooth, but with warmer weather coming, don’t wait for a dental emergency to give some of these shakes a fair shake.

The stakes are high at Saracen Casino’s Red Oak Steakhouse 

Dinner included a Kobe steak from Japan's Hyogo Prefecture, fried oysters, root beer glazed pork belly and outrageously soft spoon bread made with sweet corn from Esau Farms in Dumas.

SEC Network's 'TrueSouth' Lake Village episode nominated for James Beard award

The Lake Village episode featured interviews with Rhoda Adams from Rhoda’s Famous Hot Tamales and Pies and Santa Lee at Cowboy’s Steakhouse, all to the backdrop of music from Pangburn native Greg Spradlin and Benton native Adam Faucett.

Allsopp & Chapple taking reservations for four-course Mother's Day lunch

Allsopp & Chapple is a hosting a four-course Mother's Day lunch on May 8 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

UPDATE: Franke's Cafeteria sign comes down, replaced with Homer's Kitchen Table

The sign was being replaced with a sign for Homer's Kitchen Table, a rebranded version of Homer's West currently slated to open in mid-June, owner David Connell told us.