Restaurants & Food Archive

Texas Roadhouse Sets Stakes Deep in the Heart of Benton

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Texas Roadhouse, the steakhouse restaurant company based in Louisville, Kentucky, is opening its new Benton location on July 17.

Zin Wine Bar Set to Open WLR Location

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/24/2017 12:00 am

An opening time frame has been set for Zin Wine Bar's planned second location, at the Market Place Shopping Center at 11121 North Rodney Parham Road.

Hospitality Arrives Before Hotel at Arkansas State

by Kyle Massey 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas State University's new hospitality management program has plenty of vacancies, partly because few students know about it: Officials are waiting for a $50 million billboard to point to.

Harps Makes David Ganoung Marketing VP (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/24/2017 12:00 am

David Ganoung has been promoted to vice president of marketing at Harps Foods Stores Inc. of Springdale.

$3.7M Buys Joyce Plaza In Fayetteville (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 4/24/2017 12:00 am

The complex covers 3.77 acres and was formerly anchored by Buffalo Wild Wings, which recently moved across Joyce to a location adjacent to the Malco Cinema.

The High Cost of Bad Moods (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Research in behavioral science is showing that there is a trend toward higher irritability in the workplace — especially in the United States — and it has been more pronounced over the last 24 months.

Tyson Foods Names Justin Whitmore Chief Sustainability Officer

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/21/2017 11:03 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale names former McKinsey & Co. consultant Justin Whitmore to its newly created position of chief sustainability officer.

Arkansas Unemployment Falls to Record Low 3.6 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/21/2017 10:36 am

Arkansas' unemployment record fell to another record low, dropping to 3.6 percent in March from 3.7 percent in February.

Tom Hayes: Tyson Focused on Sustainable Growth

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 4/18/2017 01:34 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale is focused on growing in Arkansas, president and CEO Tom Hayes said during the Arkansas Economic Development Foundation Luncheon in Little Rock.

Video: Fitz Hill Talks Transparency in Leadership, Work at Scott Ford Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2017 10:55 am

Leaders should tell the truth, be transparent and communicate regularly with stakeholders during a crisis, says Fitz Hill in Part 2 of Arkansas Business' new video series on leadership.

Gateway Property Sold for $3.5 Million

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/17/2017 12:00 am

A retail building, a fast-food eatery and an undeveloped parcel generated multimillion-dollar transactions.

Tacos 4 Life Franchises Expanding Beyond Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/17/2017 12:00 am

Tacos 4 Life, the restaurant mini-chain based in Conway, appears poised to move beyond “mini-chain” status to plain “chain” status.

Hooters May Reappear in Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/17/2017 12:00 am

Stanley Conrad with Hooters of Arkansas has filed a new application with the state for a restaurant mixed drink permit for a location at 6 Bass Pro Drive in Little Rock.

Jonesboro Hotel Liens Raise Early ‘Red Flags'

by Mark Friedman 4/17/2017 12:00 am

The $30 million Jonesboro Hyatt Place Hotel & Convention Center is facing contractors' liens totaling nearly $900,000 and might not open next spring as planned.

ASU Convention Center Project Also Delayed

by Mark Friedman 4/17/2017 12:00 am

The other convention center being developed in Jonesboro hasn't broken ground, but it is on schedule to open on the Arkansas State University campus before the start of the fall 2018 semester.

Arkansas PR Pros on Pepsi, Hitler and Unfriendly Skies

by Kyle Massey 4/17/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas PR and advertising professionals were already scratching their heads over Pepsi's silly ad featuring the model Kendall Jenner and video of a bloodied man being dragged off an overbooked United Airlines flight, when presidential spokesman Sean Spicer oddly lifted Hitler from the bottom of history's list of worst dictators.

Medical Clinic Replaces Nichols Furniture After $3M Purchase (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 4/17/2017 12:00 am

PTCOA Shackleford Clinic LLC, led by Dr. Meraj Siddiqui and Dr. Ronald Tilley, bought the Nichols Furniture store at 108 N. Shackleford Road.

Promenade at Chenal Property Purchased for $4 Million

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2017 12:00 am

A retail project in west Little Rock, commercial property in Sherwood, a parking lot in downtown Little Rock and two homes provide our five piece of multimillion-dollar transactions.

Chick-fil-A Coming to Pinnacle Hills in Rogers

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2017 12:00 am

The popular fast-food restaurant chain Chick-fil-A appears headed to a spot in the Pinnacle Hills area of Rogers.

Dave & Buster's Draws $8.1M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 4/10/2017 12:00 am

National Retail Properties Ltd. of Orlando, Florida, bought the 30,346-SF Dave & Buster's project at 10900 Bass Pro Parkway from Dave & Busters of Arkansas Inc. of Dallas.

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