Tagged: mark abernathy

Chef Shuttle Sale Illustrates Importance of Convenience

by Jan Cottingham 6/26/2017 12:00 am

The sale of Little Rock's Chef Shuttle to Bite Squad highlights the biggest trend in the restaurant industry these days: food delivery. The Nation's Restaurant News calls delivery "one of the fastest-moving trends in industry history. If not the fastest."

3 New Dishes We're Craving from Loca Luna

by Dean Wheeler 5/12/2016 3:21 pm

As Little Rock’s reputation as a foodie destination matures, we decided to take a new look at one of the early establishments that laid those tasty foundations

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 Chef Chosen for National Breakfast Contest

by Jess Ardrey 9/15/2015 9:19 am

Chef Mark Abernathy of Loca Luna and Red Door made the cut for Thomas' Hometown Breakfast Battle, and it's up to you to make sure he wins. Here's how to make it happen.

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.

Taste of Tuesday: Red Door's Cream of Fresh Asparagus Soup

by Lee Hogan 6/17/2014 8:10 am

If you're in the mood for a good soup this summer, we may have just what you're looking for in a new soup at Red Door in Little Rock. Cream of Fresh Asparagus is good hot or cold, but with rising temperatures, cold might be the way to go right now.

Register for Cooking Classes at Eggshells Kitchen This Spring

by Lauren James 3/3/2014 8:00 am

The spring, local chefs Mark Abernathy and Scott McGehee with mixogolist Lee Edwards will take over Eggshells Kitchen Co. for a couple nights of foodie fun. Register now!

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.

Buy Gift Cards at Loca Luna or Red Door and Get a $20 Bonus Gift Card Free

by Karen Martin 12/14/2011 5:41 am

Give your loved ones the gift of fine food and get one for yourself -- when you buy $100 worth of holiday gift cards from either Red Door or Loca Luna, you'll get a $20 bonus gift card free.

Savor the Flavor of Cooks Tour Sunday in Chenal Valley

by Karen Martin 4/15/2011 6:35 am

Cooks Tour is going on from 1-4 p.m. Sunday (April 17) in the Arbors and Oaks neighborhoods of Chenal Valley. Tickets are $25 at the door.

Lunch Review: Red Door Excels

by Karen Martin 2/23/2011 5:26 am

The Red Door delivers at lunch, according to the staff of Arkansas Business -- service is fast and entrees are excellent.

LR Farmers Market to Host Toyota Farm to Table Tour

by Karen Martin 7/16/2010 4:27 am

Little Rock Farmers’ Market has been selected as one of 11 stops on the Toyota Farm to Table Tour of farmers' markets across the country. It'll be here Saturday (July 17).

UPDATE: Savor the Flavors of Cooks Tour

by Karen Martin 3/16/2010 9:20 am

Get your tickets for Cooks Tour, 1-4 p.m. April 18 in the Orle neighborhood of Chenal Valley. The Patrons' Cocktail Buffet is from 7-9:30 p.m. APril 16 at the home of Mary Kay and Jim East.

Try Cupcakes on Kavanaugh, The House, and Red Door

by Karen Martin 3/11/2010 4:01 am

We've had wonderful experiences at Red Door, The House, and Cupcakes on Kavanaugh recently. Maybe you will too. If you give any of them a try, we'd like your opinion.

Get Tickets Now for Soup Sunday on Feb. 21 at Embassy Suites in west Little Rock

by Karen Martin 2/3/2010 11:26 am

Some of the best soups ever to come out of stockpot will be served during the 29th annual Soup Sunday, a benefit for Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families.

Local Flavors: Loca Luna

by Kelley Bass 8/1/2007 12:00 am

If you know Mark Abernathy, then you can see his image lurking between the lines on the menu at Loca Luna, the Riverdale bistro he opened in 1996.