Restaurants & Food Archive

Blue Canoe Brewing Branches Out

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/2/2017 12:00 am

Blue Canoe Brewing Co. is poised to open a beer garden and expanded brewery at 1637 E. 15 St. in Little Rock sometime this month, says its co-owner, Patrick Cowan.

Wal-Mart's Jet to Launch High-End Grocery Line for Millennials

by Associated Press 9/29/2017 10:41 am

Wal-Mart's Jet.com will launch a higher-end grocery line targeting millennials, just over a year after Walmart spent more than $3 billion for the fast-growing online retailer amid more intense competition from Amazon.

Batesville Volunteer Heads Into Hurricanes as Part of Operation BBQ Relief

by Associated Press 9/28/2017 12:34 pm

Earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, floods — for 25 years, Rick Bunch of Batesville has answered the call, feeding people in times of all sorts of crises.

No Writing on the Wall Yet from New Graffiti's Owners

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2017 12:00 am

The family who bought Graffiti's Italian Restaurant aren't ready to discuss their plans for the Cantrell mainstay.

20 in Their 20s: New Influentials of 2017 Take Courage, Drive and Heart to Every Corner of Arkansas

by Gwen Moritz 9/25/2017 12:00 am

This is the ninth year that Arkansas Business has sought out talented young leaders in our business and nonprofit community to introduce to readers in a feature called the New Influentials: 20 in Their 20s.

Springdale Dentist Office Sold for $2.1 Million (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 9/25/2017 12:00 am

A New Jersey investor paid slightly more than $2.1 million for Sunset Avenue Dental, a 4,912-SF building that was formerly a My Dentist office.

Centennial Files Foreclosure Against Former Allens CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Centennial Bank of Conway has filed a foreclosure suit against Joshua Allen, the former CEO and president of Allens Inc. of Siloam Springs.

Amtran Site Sold in Conway; Saltgrass Steak House Sale Finalized

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/18/2017 12:00 am

An industrial project in Conway, a restaurant site in Little Rock, a royal eatery in North Little Rock and an agri property in Lonoke County join forces to form a quartet of million-dollar transactions.

Paths Vary In Keeping Retail Rent Flowing in Northwest Arkansas

by Marty Cook 9/18/2017 12:00 am

The commercial vacancy rates for the four main cities of the northwest Arkansas corridor range from Fayetteville's 5.6 percent to Springdale's 14 percent, sandwiching Rogers (10.5 percent) and Bentonville (12 percent).

The Essentials of Life Now in One Hot Springs Spot

by Jan Cottingham 9/18/2017 12:00 am

After a decade of work and planning, Amy Thomas has realized her dream of opening a business in downtown Hot Springs — actually, three businesses: the Argentinian Coffee & Wine Bar; Oxy-Zen, what may be Arkansas' only oxygen bar; and Thai-Me Spa, a day spa.

Data Theft: Is Your Business Ready? (Aaron Gamewell Expert Advice)

by Aaron Gamewell 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Aaron Gamewell of SBS CyberSecurity offers his list of actions that every business should deploy to mitigate the risk of a data breach.

Harps Advances Two at Director Positions (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Dean Payton has been named director of the 10Box division of Harps Food Stores Inc. of Springdale, and Mike Roberts has been named director of produce operations.

Shuttered Joubert's Tavern Sells For $342K

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/14/2017 10:08 am

Henry Willmuth, through 7303 Kanis LLC, recently purchased the 7,500-SF Joubert's Tavern at 7303 Kanis Road in Little Rock for $342,250.

K Lofts Apartments Renamed, to be Leased in October

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/12/2017 10:44 am

Moses Tucker Real Estate announced Tuesday that the K Lofts apartments at 315 Main St. in downtown Little Rock are complete and will start leasing in October under a new name, Mulberry Flats.

Tyson Foods Commits to Food Sustainability

by Marty Cook 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Tyson Foods CEO Tom Hayes says his company's commitment to creating a sustainable food program can help create a healthier environment, a healthier workforce and healthier animals.

Northwest Arkansas on Bucket's List

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Francis Hwang, co-founder and president of the startup Bucket, moved to Fayetteville in mid-August in preparation for the company's launch in spring 2018.

Hideaway Serves Up $3.2M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 9/11/2017 12:00 am

A 6,705-SF pizzeria in North Little Rock tipped the scales at $3.23 million.

Jacksonville, Sherwood Leaders to Vote on Alcohol Election

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/7/2017 11:00 am

The Jacksonville and Sherwood city councils will vote Thursday whether to set a Nov. 14 election that could allow restaurants in the defunct Gray Township and Precinct 64 to sell alcohol by the glass.

Hunt Ventures Plans $100 Million Development in Pinnacle Hills

by Marty Cook 9/5/2017 10:43 am

Hunt Ventures and an Oklahoma City group will partner to build a 15-acre, $100 million mixed-use development in Pinnacle Hills in Rogers.

Arkansas Business Presents New Lists of Minority-, Woman-Owned Companies

by Gwen Moritz 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Business presents two lists of 135 minority-owned companies and 98 woman-owned companies who responded to our first-ever survey of companies in those categories.

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