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District Fare

What does it mean to have a “neighborhood something”? Neighborhood grocery. Neighborhood coffee shop. Neighborhood deli. For me, for those places that I describe as my neighborhood whatevers, the term connotes a level of intimacy, of shared interests …

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Mad Pops

Whether at the company’s store in the Heights or its fantastic food truck, Le Pops has been our go-to shop for all things popsicle-y and delicious for years—and the primary source of many not-so-secret guilty pleasures. (A salted caramel pop …

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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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Good Tasting

Coffee, Etc.

Blue Sail Coffee, Little Rock

Mornings recently got way more doable when Conway gem Blue Sail Coffee started brewing some of Central Arkansas’ finest just a block from our office. And while we’re personally partial to the pour-overs, …

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The Avenue

I’m going to tell you a secret: The wax museum on Hot Springs’ Central Avenue terrifies me. Always has, probably always will—the giant glass windows displaying wax versions of celebrities, their faces falling into the strange catchall area between cartoonishly …

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In (Medium) Rare Form

Because this is a burger town of burger lovers who take their burgers quite seriously indeed—if memory serves, there was even a burger caucus not so many years ago, though we suspect, given the lack of burger updates, it’s since …

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Good Tasting

The Cowboy

At the Corner, Little Rock

Sure, you might be faced with a crowd upon arriving at this downtown diner in time for weekend brunch. But do yourself a favor: Add your name to the list and take a

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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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