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Yellow Rocket Concepts Combine Partnerships

by Jan Cottingham 3/2/2015 12:00 am

Yellow Rocket Concepts is a brand that includes several different partnerships.

Yellow Rocket Partners Aim to Build Restaurant Brands

by Jan Cottingham 3/2/2015 12:00 am

Consistently providing high-quality food in a casually hip atmosphere, Yellow Rocket’s five restaurants - Big Orange Midtown, Big Orange West, Local Lime, ZaZa (Little Rock and Conway) or Lost Forty Brewing - last year brought in over $10 million in food sales alone.

Yellow Rocket Restaurant Sales Soar in Central Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/16/2015 12:00 am

Yellow Rocket Concept’s five restaurants reported almost $11 million in receipts last year, not including alcohol sales, making the group a central Arkansas restaurant juggernaut.

Wine Permit for Sassafras Springs Tops Grapevine of Beer & Wine Updates

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/14/2014 12:00 am

Sassafras Springs Vineyard in Springdale, owned by Gene Long and his wife, Cheryl, has been open since April 1, but it finally received its wine manufacturing permit from the state in May, though it isn’t likely to start producing until the end of the year, Long said.

Restaurant Group Yellow Rocket Launching New Corporate Home in East Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/19/2014 12:00 am

Yellow Rocket Concepts, the hot Little Rock restaurant partnership, is moving its corporate headquarters to 510 McLean in east Little Rock, the building that will house its Lost 40 Brewing Co.

Browning's To Close; McGehee Partnership Plans Restaurant

by Jan Cottingham 5/6/2014 4:45 pm

Yellow Rocket Concepts, the Little Rock restaurant partnership, announced on Tuesday that it is opening the Heights Taco & Tamale Co. in the space now occupied by Browning's Mexican Grill in the Heights. Browning's will remain open through June and is expected to reopen as the Heights Taco & Tamale Co. in the late summer or early fall of 2014.

Change-up Served in Ownership of Big Orange Restaurant Group

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/21/2013 12:00 am

The ownership picture of the burgeoning Big Orange/Local Lime/ZaZa empire has changed with the purchase by Little Rock businessman Russ McDonough of Herren Hickingbotham’s share in the restaurants.

Big Orange 2 Pulls in Cash, Customers at New Midtown Location

by Jan Cottingham 7/29/2013 12:00 am

Big Orange Midtown officially opened July 17 in the Midtowne Little Rock shopping center at 201 University Ave., and co-owner Scott McGehee says business has been so brisk he expects that within 18 months revenue there will outdo that of his other restaurants.

Damgoode Pies Darn Successful At Rogers Site

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/1/2013 12:00 am

It opened just three weeks ago, but business at Damgoode Pies’ 180-seat franchise location in Rogers is smoking hot, says Jeff Trine, founder of the burgeoning pizza chain based in Little Rock.

Big Orange Lays Foundation for Second Location in Midtown

by Kate Knable 1/14/2013 12:00 am

The restaurateurs behind ZaZa, Local Lime and Big Orange in Little Rock plan to open a second, revised version of Big Orange in mid-June on University Avenue in Little Rock.

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