Tagged: the root café

What's In Your Watermelon: Learn About Food With Science Cafe Little Rock

by Maggie McNeary 6/25/2016 12:00 pm

Calling all foodies — if you care about where your food comes from and how local food can improve your health, we have a panel for you.

Four Picks for A Perfect Farm-To-Table Father's Day Treat

by Aaron Trinidade 6/16/2016 4:13 pm

Join the farm-to-table movement right here in Little Rock by trying our pick of restaurants whose conscientious chefs are devoted to serving locally produced foods straight from Arkansas sources.

6 Murals in Metro Little Rock Take Local Art into the Outdoors

by Alexis Crowe 5/11/2016 12:00 am

Talented artists have helped transform some of the city’s drab walls into mural masterpieces. No matter your taste in art, there’s probably one that will suit your (and the kids’) fancies.

Maumelle Industrial Project Attracts $4.3M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 1/11/2016 12:00 am

A 60,600-SF industrial facility in Maumelle weighed in at $4.37 million. A North Little Rock storage park tipped the scales at $4.2 million. And a 1.73-acre commercial parcel in west Little Rock changed hands in a $656,754 sale.

Grass Roots Farmers' Cooperative Seeks to Foster Efficiency

by Jan Cottingham 10/19/2015 12:00 am

The Grass Roots Farmers' Cooperative is a group of sustainable livestock farmers who share resources and difficult, time-consuming tasks related to processing, marketing and distribution of the meat the farms produce.

The Root Cafe's Sundell Family Dish on Food, Family and Forging Relationships

by Heather Bennett 8/1/2015 12:00 am

Jack and Corri Sundell own The Root Cafe in downtown Little Rock and are parents to sons Ethan, 18, and twin 20-month-olds, Billy and Benji. It’s not just a way to make a living, but a way to make a life. Their food and family philosophies were germinated as youngsters, have grown over time, and are now being shared with their own children as well as many, many other people.

8 Signature Dishes in Little Rock

by Kevin Shalin 4/16/2015 12:00 am

To get a sense of Little Rock’s culinary identity, it is important to reflect on the past while also keeping an eye toward the future. Certain dishes — whether it’s a simple, yet perfectly cooked steak or an inventive take on a regional staple — are not only popular, but also truly represent our food scene as a whole.

Taste of Tuesday: Top 6 Places for Easter Brunch

by Jess Ardrey 3/31/2015 8:30 am

Whether Easter for you means church services, egg hunts, candy bingeing or any other activities, we all have one thing in common: the quest for good eats.

The Dish: Shiitake Mushroom Burger at The Root Café

by Kevin Shalin 3/13/2015 8:48 am

Not mushrooms on a burger, but a mushroom burger itself was enough to draw the attention of contributing writer Kevin Shalin. In this installment of The Dish, he's convinced us to follow suit.

Winthrop Rockefeller Institute to Host Grow Your Groceries Workshop Featuring Owners of The Root Café

by Bethany Nicholson 3/12/2015 8:30 am

We could all stand for our thumbs to be a little greener. The Winthrop Rockefeller Institute is here to save the day with a little help from Jack and Corri Sundell.

Mardi Gras Meets Valentine's Day in the Streets of SoMa Feb. 14

by Jess Ardrey 2/9/2015 9:20 am

It's going to be fun, it's going to be delicious and you're going to want to be there. Laissez le bons temps rouler.

Why The Root Café is Having the Best Year Ever

by Lee Hogan 1/22/2015 8:00 am

The Root just received a $150K grant from the Mission Main Street program. You're really going to want to find out how the Sundells are planning to use the money.

The Root Café Gets $150K Grant from JPMorgan Chase Bank

by Lee Hogan 1/21/2015 4:30 pm

Jack and Corri Sundell, owners of The Root, received a $150,000 grant from JPMorgan Chase. The Root was one of 20 grant recipients in the JPMorgan Chase Mission Main Street program, and the only one in Arkansas.

The Root Cafe Wins $25K in 'Growing America' Finale

by Lee Hogan 12/22/2014 10:16 am

In case you missed it, Little Rock's The Root Cafe was the big winner on HLN's documentary "Growing America: A Journey to Success."

Main Street, Restaurants and the Big Mo

by Jan Cottingham 8/11/2014 12:00 am

The recent announcement that another new restaurant will be opening on Little Rock’s Main Street lends weight to the idea that this part of downtown has the “big mo,” the momentum to keep diners coming to what once was a pretty sketchy part of town past 5 p.m.

5 Little Rock Restaurants to Sample the Local Flavor

by Little Rock Guest Guide Staff 4/21/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas ingredients make these five Little Rock restaurants special. Get a taste of local flavor with these five unique places.

Local Flavor: 5 Plates Made With Arkansas Ingredients

by Green Guide Staff 3/3/2014 12:00 am

Ever wonder where your food came from? Where the vegetables on your plate were grown? Whose hands lovingly tended to the ingredients in your go-to dish at your favorite local eatery? Well, we certainly do, which is why we wanted to share a few of the tasty menu items we love from locally owned restaurants across the state. And not just any menu items, but ones made with locally grown ingredients from Arkansas farms.

Get Ready for SoMa's Mardi Gras Parade Saturday

by Lauren James 2/26/2014 8:00 am

Get your tri-colored beads ready for Saturday (March 1) when SoMa's Mardi Gras Parade rolls through South Main Street in Little Rock. See what fun you can expect at this year's special event!

Participate in the 2nd Annual Beard-Growing Contest

by Lauren James 12/2/2013 8:00 am

Grow your beards out this winter and have a chance to win prizes in the second Beard-Growing Contest, beginning Saturday, Dec. 7, at Little Rock's Root Cafe.

Rise & Dine: A Guide to our Favorite Brunch Spots

by Sandra McGrew 11/1/2013 8:00 am

Whether to catch up with friends or have a laid back start to the weekend, here at Soirée, we’re a group who likes to brunch. Here are a few of our staff’s favorite Little Rock brunch spots and must-have dish recommendations.