Restaurants & Food Archive

Arkansas Food Has Champion in Kat Robinson

by Jan Cottingham 5/14/2018 12:00 am

By leveraging her education and professional experience, Kat Robinson has marketed her stories about Arkansas food and restaurants with great success.

Ozark Candies & Nuts Buys Land For New Facility

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/10/2018 11:31 am

Ozark Candies & Nuts plans to move its operations from a 1,851-SF building at 6311 Kelly Road on 1.44 acres in North Little Rock, a location where it doesn't have a retail store.

Update: Walmart to Pay $16B for Controlling Stake in India's Flipkart

by Associated Press 5/9/2018 06:49 am

Walmart will soon reach shoppers in India's massive consumer market directly, as it takes control of the online retailer Flipkart that's known for its ubiquitous delivery drivers on their motorcycles with oversized backpacks.

Tyson Foods Profit Down 7 Percent, Company Expects Record Year

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/7/2018 10:12 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale reports second-quarter net income attributable to Tyson of $315 million, down 7 percent from the $340 million it reported last year.

Donnie Ferneau's Cathead's Diner Coming Soon

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/7/2018 12:00 am

Donnie Ferneau promises that his Cathead's Diner, at 515 Shall Ave., a couple of blocks east of Lost Forty Brewing in Little Rock's East Village development, will open this month.

Waste, Fraud and Abuse (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 5/7/2018 12:00 am

Here's a little mantra I'd like for you to commit to memory: Wherever there are human beings, there will be waste, fraud and abuse.

Arkansas Gardeners Form Nonprofit to Own Property

by Associated Press 5/6/2018 02:07 pm

The Learning Fields at Chaffee Crossing, a program through the University of Arkansas, encompass several fruits and vegetables as well as herbs and roses.

Asa Hutchinson Says He's Opposed to Grocery Tax Hike

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/4/2018 07:29 am

Arkansas' governor said Thursday that he's opposed to raising the state's sales tax on groceries, likely killing an idea that some lawmakers were considering as a possible way to make room for further income tax cuts.

Evelyn Hills Shopping Center Sold for $7.2M

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/30/2018 12:00 am

A Texas investment group bought the Evelyn Hills Shopping Center on North College Avenue in Fayetteville for $7.2 million in a deal that closed earlier this month.

No Guarantees (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 4/30/2018 12:00 am

There are no guarantees in life, and there are especially no guarantees in the life of a business.

What Drove Dixie Cafe Down?

by Jan Cottingham 4/30/2018 12:00 am

In its more than 30 years, Dixie Cafe and its home-style, Southern food had worked its way into the rhythms and routines of many Arkansans' lives. But that very familiarity may have played a part in its death.

Springdale Ridge Property Bought for $11.25 Million (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 4/30/2018 12:00 am

A California real estate investment firm paid more than $11 million for the Springdale Ridge Apartments.

Heart Hospital Shows Drive with Food Truck

by Mark Friedman 4/30/2018 12:00 am

The Arkansas Heart Hospital is unveiling its food truck this week, making it the first hospital in Arkansas, and possibly the country, to own and operate a food truck.

Hotel Pines Could Soon Be Site of New Dining Spot

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/23/2018 12:00 am

If permit applications are to be believed, plans are in the works for a microbrewery and restaurant in the 200 block of Barraque St. in Pine Bluff and for a restaurant in the old Hotel Pines at 426 S. Main.

Arkansas Condo Developers Find Feet in Niche Market

by Kyle Massey 4/23/2018 12:00 am

Jimmy Moses believes condos will always be “a little bit different product,” but are now an important anchor in a vibrant downtown offering more dining, shopping and entertainment options.

Planet Fundraiser Set to Enter Little Rock's Orbit

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 4/23/2018 12:00 am

The CEO of a new mobile app called Planet Fundraiser says his company is expanding into Little Rock and offering businesses a new way to help their communities, retain customers and increase revenue.

Hooters Set to Open in May

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/16/2018 12:00 am

Hooters patrons can keep their eyes peeled for May 14, when the new Little Rock location at 6 Bass Pro Drive is scheduled to open

Unpaid Bills Cloud Jonesboro Hyatt Project

by Mark Friedman 4/16/2018 12:00 am

The owner of the Jonesboro Hyatt Place Hotel & Convention Center project is accused of defaulting on a $1.5 million settlement agreement with contractors, sparking a new round of legal action against the developer.

Financial Literacy for Legislators (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 4/16/2018 12:00 am

Financial incompetence is not a crime, but desperate people do desperate things.

Ownership Change Launches Midtown Commercial Projects

by George Waldon 4/16/2018 12:00 am

Dallas developers have provided a peek at their redevelopment plans for one of Little Rock's most prominent commercial corners.