Recipe: Chuy’s Tres Leches Cake

This amazing Tres Leches Cake recipe from Chuy’s Tex-Mex in North Little Rock is for those who enjoy a bit more of a challenge. Note: Before getting started, make sure you have ingredients for the cake, cream fraiche and the plate presentation. Cake INGREDIENTS Eggs – 12 ea Salt – ¼ tablespoon Sugar – 3 cups Flour – 3 cups…

Local Spotlight: Rozchea Butler, Whole Hog Cafe

Pitmaster Rozchea Butler is truly one-of-a-kind. When you bite into your next buttery beef rib at Whole Hog Cafe in North Little Rock, he’s the guy to thank. For that matter, when you dig into your share of the 3 ½ tons of meat per week for which he oversees the preparation and cooking –…

Recipe: Chuy’s Fresh Guacamole

It really doesn’t get much easier than this. Whether you need a last-minute addition to the football watch party spread or want a healthier option to appease that late-night cheese dip craving, this guacamole recipe from Chuy’s Tex-Mex in North Little Rock takes no time at all. INGREDIENTS Fresh Avocados – 6 Salt – 1/2 tbsp Chuy’s Salsa Fresca – 1/2…

Recipe: Chuy’s Chicka-Chicka Boom-Boom Enchiladas

Make your own Chicka-Chicka Boom-Boom Enchiladas, courtesy of Chuy’s Tex-Mex in North Little Rock! But if you don’t feel like cooking, be sure to stop by and try the “original” – these enchiladas are a huge favorite. INGREDIENTS Corn Tortillas – 10 each Cooked, Roasted Chicken – 1 ¼ lb Mixed Cheese – As needed…

Recipe: New Mexican Martini

We’re kicking off the New Year – and North Little Rock Restaurant Month! – with this easy New Mexican Martini from Chuy’s Tex-Mex in North Little Rock. GLASSWARE Martini and Shaker INGREDIENTS 2 oz. Green Chile infused El Jimador tequila 1 oz. Cointreau 1 1/2 oz. lime juice 1 1/2 oz. sugar water GARNISH Salted martini…

Ready to rumble: North Little Rock Dine Off 2016

When this publishes, it may be a winter wonderland outside and the last thing you want to think about is going out in it. But let’s battle the cabin fever by planning our first venture out – a night on the town in North Little Rock, and just in time for the first annual North…

Win a $50 gift card to MADDOX in Argenta Arts District

Congratulations to Randy Jumper, this week’s North Little Rock Restaurant Month winner of two tickets to Arkansas Repertory Theatre’s Peter and the Starcatcher! Tickets are still available for this swashbuckling adventure on the high seas, which opens January 22. On to our next fun North Little Rock Restaurant Month giveaway… Today through next Thursday (January…

Around the world: Ira’s Park Hill Grill

Tucked in the Lakehill Shopping Center on JFK Boulevard in North Little Rock, Ira’s Park Hill Grill is easy to miss. It’s a simple, intimate space that many will remember E’s Bistro previously occupied. But the menu is impressive with fresh seafood dishes, steak, pasta, duck and lamb. Owner Ira Mittleman shares a little background and takes…

North Little Rock Restaurant Month Kick Off!

Happy New Year, fellow foodies! Today is the first day of North Little Rock Restaurant Month, and we’re starting with a bang. To celebrate, we’re giving away four tickets to see the Harlem Globetrotters at Verizon Arena on January 8. Winning is easy. Just enter our #EatNLR Foodie Contest by eating at any North Little Rock…

Start 2016 with a bang

We’re going to make your New Year’s Eve plans super easy – starting with the end. You know you won’t want to draw straws for designated driver, or try to find an Uber or taxi driver on New Year’s Eve. So establish home base at the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel, which just so happens to be…

#GivingTuesday: Arkansas Foodbank needs your help

#GivingTuesday is here, and our North Little Rock Restaurant Month partner Arkansas Foodbank needs your help. Here’s what they have to say: “Last year, we raised enough for 44,000 meals in one day–this year we’re aiming for 75,000! Please consider making a donation to the Arkansas Foodbank while you’re out shopping this year. For just…

Finding the perfect blend: Mugs Cafe

“Neither coffee nor the coffeehouse is the heart’s behest. The heart seeks friendship; coffee is the pretext.” – Turkish saying There’s a lot of research out there about the pros and cons of working from a coffee shop, but here’s what it boils down to: are you a dog or cat person? Dog person: “Hello!…