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First Taste: The Preacher’s Son

It’s quite the night-to-day experience, climbing the stairs from the craft cocktail bar in the basement of The Preacher’s Son, a Gothic church turned restaurant in Bentonville,  to its main dining room. The former is dark, cozy and speakeasylike; the …

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The Buttered Biscuit

Where I come from, all for-serious home cooks have a specialty, that one dish that’s lauded as simply “the best” by all who know them. As in, “Aunt Sally makes the best potato salad—probably because she puts Italian dressing in …

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First Taste: MOD

“You’ve just got to try it,” William McCormick tells me with a wry smile.

It’s a Wednesday afternoon at MOD (short for “Modern Ozark Dining”), one of the newest additions to the downtown Bentonville restaurant scene, and MOD’s executive

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February Best Bites

Power Reuben


The Pedaler’s Pub, Bentonville

The old-world, wood-fired pizzas aren’t the only thing to love at this downtown Bentonville eatery. The Power Reuben—actually, it’s a cross between a Reuben and a Rachel, with pastrami and corned beef—is the perfect …

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