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Capital Hotel's Pastry Chef Tandra Watkins Is Moving to Miami

by Lance Turner 10/30/2013 11:18 am

The Capital Hotel's star executive pastry chef, Tandra Watkins, is moving to Miami next month.

Chef Tandra Watkins to Leave Capital Hotel

by Lauren James 10/30/2013 8:00 am

It was reported that highly touted executive pastry chef Tandra Watkins of the Capital Hotel will be leaving next month and moving to Miami.

Sweeten Your Summer With a Summer Peach Sundae

by Lauren James 7/17/2013 8:00 am

Peaches are one of the magical fruits of summer. Capital Hotel Pastry Chef Tandra Watkins shares her recipe for a summer peach sundae, as seen on KATV last week.

Pastry Chef Tandra Watkins Nominated for Food & Wine's Best New Pastry Chef; Vote Now

by Lauren James 4/3/2013 8:00 am

The Capital Hotel's Executive Pastry Chef Tandra Watkins has been nominated for Food & Wine's "The People's Best New Pastry Chef Award." The public can vote and help her bring the title home.

Make Breads and Spreads with Pastry Chef Tandra Watkins Wednesday

by Lauren James 3/11/2013 8:00 am

Eggshells Kitchen Co. in the heart of The Heights is hosting a special "Breads and Spreads" cooking class with the Capital Hotel's executive pastry chef Tandra Watkins Wednesday (March 13).

Capital Hotel Pastry Chef Tandra Watkins Named James Beard Award Semi-Finalist

by Lauren James 2/22/2013 8:00 am

Executive pastry chef Tandra Watkins of the Capital Hotel has been named a 2013 James Beard Award Semi-Finalist -- the only chef from Arkansas to do so.

Take a Gander: Pin It to Win It Contest Winners' Custom Wedding Cake

by Samuel G. Smith 11/13/2012 9:06 am

Remember our Pin it to Win It contest a couple of months ago? Cakemaker extraordinaire and Capitol Hotel chef Tandra Watkins gave the winning couple, Katy Montgomery and Mike Tripp, a three-tier custom-designed wedding cake. Tandra sent over the story of how this beautiful cake came to be, as well as some photos from Hollie Henderson Photography. We're sure it tasted as good as it looked!

Wedding Cake Inspiration: Pearls and Lace

by Samuel G. Smith 8/13/2012 8:38 am

Wedding gowns with their rich fabrics and elegant embellishments, have always found their way into wedding cake trends. If you're searching for inspiration, take a step back and look at your wedding dress.

VOTING ROUND: Pin to Win a Three-Tier Wedding Cake (a Prize Worth Hundreds!)

by Lindsay Irvin 8/6/2012 8:40 am

Arkansas Bride magazine's Pin It to Win It contest asks brides to create a wedding inspiration board on Pinterest designed around a beautiful wedding cake. The finalists' board will be shared on Arkansas Bride's Facebook page for fans to vote for their favorite. The winner will get a three-tier custom wedding cake from one of the state's top cake designers.

Designing By Inspiration: Tips for Planning a Wedding Cake

by Tandra Watkins 7/7/2012 8:15 am

Coming up with ideas for your wedding cake can be a bit overwhelming. But it's important to have your cake ideas ready before you meet with your cake designer for the first time. Here are some ways to help inspire and prepare you for that consultation.

Sweet Genius: Sugar Flowers, Glamelias for Wedding Cakes

by Tandra Watkins 5/14/2012 9:39 am

Capital Hotel Pastry Chef Tandra Watkins shares her expert wedding cake advice on the Arkansas Bride blog monthly.

Bridal Shower Ideas: Cakes, Gifts & More

by Tandra Watkins 4/10/2012 9:45 am

It’s strawberry season here in Arkansas, what better way to showcase these seasonal delights than on a bridal shower dessert table. Here are some of my dessert ideas and planning tips that will make your bridal shower bloom!

Arkansas Wedding Cakes: 5 Tips to Keep You From Making a “Miscake”

by Tandra Watkins 3/5/2012 9:00 am

Planning a wedding cake can be daunting, and unless you are familiar with the ins and outs of making one, you could very well fall prey to some common mistakes. Tandra Watkins explains how knowing these tips ahead of time will help you prepare for and avoid some wedding cake pitfalls.

Little Rock Arkansas Wedding: Meredith McNeil & Chad Causey

by Arkansas Bride Staff 12/12/2011 12:00 am

Real Wedding: Meredith and Chad held their Arkansas wedding just outside Little Rock at Marlsgate Plantation in Scott.

The Essential Ingredients (Soiree Special Promotion): Tandra Watkins of Ashley's and The Capital Bar

by Soirée Staff 8/1/2011 12:00 am

Located inside the historic Capital Hotel in downtown Little Rock, Ashley's and The Capital Bar & Grill is the site for memories.

The Essential Ingredients of Little Rock's Best Dining Experiences (Soiree Special Promotion)

by Soirée Staff 8/1/2011 12:00 am

The perfect recipe for a perfect restaurant varies widely, but the basic ingredients are the same: a group of skilled, highly motivated people with a passion for service and love of food done well.

Tableside with Restaurant Reviewer Louise Terzia

by 4/29/2011 1:31 pm

Whether it’s a cheese dip contest, dinner in a cabin, a potluck, a new restaurant or a roadside stand with fresh produce for sale, Louise Terzia will be there. It’s not her job, just more like a lifelong love affair with food.

Eggnog Competition, Opening Reception at Historic Arkansas Museum

by Karen Martin 12/10/2010 6:50 am

Historic Arkansas Museum will present a new exhibit by Adrienne Cullins, along with its annual Nog-off competition, from 5-8 p.m. today (Dec. 10). Admission is free.

Frocks & Frosting: Finding The Best Wedding Dress Is A Cakewalk

by Staff 12/17/2009 12:00 am

Still looking for the perfect wedding dress? Piece of cake. These gorgeous gowns and stylish tuxes are sure to sweeten the occasion for you and your groom.