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 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…

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!…

North Little Rock CVB announces North Little Rock Restaurant Month

The North Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau, in partnership with the Arkansas Foodbank and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Athletic Department, announced today that North Little Rock Restaurant Month will kick off January 1, 2016. The newest promotion part of Restaurant Month is the inaugural “Dine Off”, set for January 22 –…