Our network

Restaurants

2014 Jewish Food Festival moves to War Memorial Stadium

2014 Jewish Food Festival moves to War Memorial Stadium

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (JFA) – The Jewish Federation of Arkansas will present the 2014 Jewish Food Festival on Sunday, April 27th, 2014.

This year's festival will be in a new location at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Federation expects to host a crowd of more than 15,000 people from across Arkansas and surrounding states. The Festival will include traditional Jewish foods as well as cultural and religious booths and entertainment.

The festivities kick off with a classic Jewish breakfast at 8:30 a.m. The full festival begins at 10:00 a.m. and ends at 4:00 p.m. Admission to the festival is free.

Since the food and vendor booths are sheltered, the festival will occur rain or shine!

(Source: Jewish Federation of Arkansas)

 

4th Annual Turkish Food Festival happening Saturday!

4th Annual Turkish Food Festival happening Saturday!

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (RTHLR) - Raindrop Turkish House-Little Rock organizes its 4th Annual Turkish Food Festival.

The festival starts Sat., April 26 at 11:00 a.m. at the Raindrop Turkish House on 1502 Market St. in Little Rock. Try Turkish Coffee, Kababs, Baklava, Dessert, Dolmas, and Turkish Gyros! Other Entertainment includes Turkish classical music and folk dance; also learn about henna tattoos, tile painting, and Ebru (Water Marbling). Admission is free.

You may have a chance to learn about a different culture while enjoying delicious samples of Turkish Cuisine, music and art presentations. Event is open to public and free admission. Raindrop Turkish House is a non-profit 501(c)(3), educational, charitable, social and cultural organization founded by Turkish-Americans in Houston in 2000 and now it operates in seven states: Texas, Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Mississippi, New Mexico and Louisiana.

Arkansas Foodbank's Empty Bowls event

Arkansas Foodbank's Empty Bowls event

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – The 12th annual Empty Bowls event was held Thursday in Little Rock.

It's the Arkansas Foodbank's largest running and most consistently successful fundraiser. Our very own Tom Brannon emceed the event, where Arkansas artists create works of art for the auction.

Along with great art, there was also a food court of sorts featuring some of Little Rock's top-rated restaurants.

The Foodbank is celebrating 30 years of feeding the hungry this year.

 

Pulaski Tech Culinary School hosts Sugar Arts Show

Pulaski Tech Culinary School hosts Sugar Arts Show

Students at Pulaski Technical College's culinary school will show off their cake decorating and pastry arts skills at a Sugar Arts Show from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday,May 5, at the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute, 13000 Interstate 30.

Mad Conductor comes to Vino's

Mad Conductor comes to Vino's

Also, The Hudson Falcons come to White Water Tavern.

THURSDAY 2/6

Naturally, you should all head down to Round 2 of the Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase. Which band will take the second round and move on to the finals? Will it be Fox Blossom Venture? John Willis? Dead End Drive? Or Bombay Harambee? Find out at 9 p.m. at Stickyz, $5 21 and older, $10 18-20. Over at The Joint, fiery singer Tawanna Campbell will perform, 9 p.m. At Revolution, a host of performers will pay tribute to Bob Marley on the late artist's 59th birthday. Anthony B, Fire & Brimstone + Solution Band, Tricia Reed and DJ Hy-C provide the soundtrack, 9 p.m., $20. Pulaski Technical College's Big Rock Reading Series brings in poet Jericho Brown, 6 p.m., free.

FRIDAY 2/7

[ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

ZAZA in the Heights closes for two weeks to renovate

ZAZA in the Heights closes for two weeks to renovate

Changes are on the way for ZAZA Fine Salad + Wood Oven Pizza Co., 5600 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock, starting this weekend. 

The popular Heights restaurant announced it will close at 3 p.m. this Sunday (Jan. 26) and reopen at 5 p.m. Friday (Feb.7) for kitchen and dining room renovations and maintenance.

Read The Soiree Blog for more details on this story

Hillcrest Merchants Association hosting scavenger hunt

Hillcrest Merchants Association hosting scavenger hunt

Little Rock, Ark. (HMA) - The Hillcrest Merchants Association has their “hearts” in the right place.  Where is that place?  Hidden in Hillcrest, 22 hearts are waiting to be found. 

The Hillcrest Merchants Association is having a scavenger hunt for hearts.  The hunt is beginning, Tuesday, January 28th, and ending February 12th. Twenty-two Hillcrest merchants will have hidden special hearts in their businesses.  There are cards explaining where the businesses are located. 

When you find the heart you list the business that you found the heart and where it was hidden.  When you find ten hearts and fill out the card, you are eligible to win the HEART OF HILLCREST prize of over $2,000.00 in Gift cards, Services and goods.  See the following list: