Eat Arkansas

Happy Thanksgiving from Eat Arkansas, and some musings on pickle+cranberry pie

Is there a dubious Thanksgiving dish served every year that repulses you? Or do you have a bizarre tradition that you absolutely love for its sentimental flavor? What's your favorite Thanksgiving leftovers tradition? We need to know!

Oaklawn hosting the All-In Steak Showdown this weekend

Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort in Hot Springs is hosting a Steak Cookoff Association steak (and frog leg) cook-off this weekend on Friday Nov. 19 and Saturday Nov. 20. Contestants have until Friday at noon to register for four different cook-off competitions, which include cash prizes of up to $1,000.

I tried the Prickly Pickle and it didn’t hurt a bit

Fried food intolerance be damned, Guy Lancaster went all in on The Prickly Pickle — and then back for seconds.

Big Bad Breakfast coming to West Little Rock in early 2022

Founded in Oxford in 2008 by chef and author John Currence, a New Orleans native and James Beard award winner, Big Bad Breakfast has become a staple in Oxford and beyond, known for its high-end, decadent breakfast fare.

Arkansas brewers know, real men drink hard seltzer

Local brewers improve on the White Claw model.

I'd like an order for pick up: Thanksgiving dinner

Local restaurants offering Thanksgiving feasts to go.

Lost Forty's Festival of Darkness raises $4,100 for Recycle Bikes for Kids

Lost Forty Brewing announced today that the Festival of Darkness raised $4,100 for Recycle Bikes for Kids, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that has provided over 19,000 bikes back into the community since its inception in 2008.

k-Bird going on hiatus

Chef Richard Glasgow, owner and operator of k-Bird, announced last week on Facebook that he is closing the restaurant until "communal dining, and strangers sharing tables are no longer sources of discomfort."

2050: The shift to delivery and drive-thru continues

Restaurants will be forced to reckon with sustainability.

The Arkansas Barbecue Trail

Barbecue tourism is an Arkansas thing, and it's time for you to hit the road.

Onyx takes home two awards from Milan's 2021 World Coffee Championships

Onyx Coffee Lab's co-owner Andrea Allen won second place in the 2021 World Barista Championship, one of three competitions held at the World Coffee Championships, which took place in Milan on Oct. 22-26

Food diary: return trips to Fidel & Co., take-and-make margaritas from The Fold and more

This past weekend Arkansas Times food editor Rhett Brinkley found a new favorite breakfast spot, perfected the Friday afternoon office margarita using a locally sourced mix and learned that if you want the birria ramen, show up early.

A killer sushi cure for no-food Mondays

A good lunch is hard to find when you're in downtown Little Rock on a Monday. Here's a solid option.

Sullivan's Steakhouse coming to The Promenade at Chenal

Sullivan's Steakhouse will be opening its 14th U.S. location at The Promenade at Chenal in early 2022, Newmark Moses Tucker Partners announced yesterday.

Wondersticks, stuffed turkey legs and myriad fried marvels at the state fair this weekend

Fair food favorites to try, not a vegetable in sight.

Jones Bar-B-Q Diner lands on New York Times 2021 Restaurant List

In the same year that a fire almost completely destroyed the iconic barbecue institution in Marianna, Jones Bar-B-Q Diner has made the The New York Times Restaurant List comprised of 50 U.S. restaurants that the newspaper's critics, editors and reporters are most excited about right now.

Please check in with your counselor at Camp Taco

Camp Taco at Lost Forty, the new restaurant and small batch brewery from the Yellow Rocket Concepts restaurant group, opened for business yesterday afternoon. We popped in for a look.

A Q&A with Abby Turner, author of "The Living Table"

Abby Turner is a Ouachita Baptist University graduate, food blogger, speaker and author of “The Living Table: Recipes and Devotions for Everyday Get-Togethers.” Catch Turner at the Six Bridges Book Festival at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 and at 10 a.m. that day for a workshop. 

A Q&A with "Easy One-Bowl Baking" author Kelli Marks

Kelli Marks is a self-taught cake decorator-turned-pastry chef, and author of “Easy One-Bowl Baking: No-Fuss Recipes for Sweet and Savory Baked Goods." Catch Marks at Central Arkansas Library System's Six Bridges Book Festival 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 and again at 4 p.m. that day for a baking workshop. 

ESPN's 'TrueSouth' heads to Lake Village Sunday night with music by Spradlin and Faucett

John T. Edge's TrueSouth drops down in Lake Village, Ark. for this Sunday night's episode.