Tagged: mark abernathy

Healthy Balance Main Ingredient in Keeping Restaurant Customers Happy, Says Abernathy

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/14/2015 12:00 am

While Mark Abernathy fondly remembers the past and Juanita's, he’s all about what’s happening now, and that means his Little Rock restaurants Loca Luna and Red Door.

‘A Lot of Fun,’ Says Juanita's Founder Mark Abernathy

by Jan Cottingham 12/14/2015 12:00 am

Juanita’s Mexican Café & Bar broke culinary and musical ground when it opened at 13th and Main streets in 1986, as a visit with one of its founders, Mark Abernathy, reminded us.

Little Rock Restaurants Try to Learn From Critics

by Jan Cottingham 8/24/2015 12:00 am

Everybody’s a critic. That’s not news to the restaurant industry. But with the Internet and social media, every restaurant customer — whether professional reviewer or amateur — can access a potentially worldwide platform. And that’s something the business takes seriously.

Little Rock Voters Approve Plan for Robinson Center Renovation

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/11/2013 7:22 am

Voters in Little Rock approved a plan to use a portion of the city's existing 2 percent restaurant and hotel tax to repay bonds for a renovation of Robinson Center Music Hall.

The Robinson Vote: A Rebuttal to Our Editorial by Mark Abernathy

by Lance Turner 12/10/2013 11:09 am

Some in Little Rock's restaurant industry object to the idea of using bonds to pay for up to $73.5 million in renovations to Robinson Center Music Hall. Mark Abernathy is among them.