Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Pancho's Is A Dip Best Served Cold - A West Memphis Arkansas Classic.

If you look in the deli or cold foods section at any Walmart, Kroger or Harp's around Arkansas, chances are you're going to find a fine selection of dips for your chip that come from the great city of West Memphis. Let's take a look at cheese dip from Pancho's Mexican Restaurant.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Lost to Time: Klappenbach Bakery in Fordyce.

Klappenbach Bakery in Fordyce was for a long time the bakery standard which most other Arkansas bakeries were judged.  It closed in September 2011.

Take a look back with this article from September 2010.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Monday, May 16, 2016

Pie Haven at Big John's Shake Shack in Marion.

Fried pies, icebox pies, baked pies, meringue pies, even pies you could never conjure in your mind. Big John's Shake Shack offers a plethora of pies in all shapes, sizes and styles in Marion, Arkansas.

Sunday, May 15, 2016

VIDEO: New Food Items at the 2016 Greek Food Fest in Little Rock.

Check out the new items you'll find at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church during the 32nd Annual Greek Food Fest in Little Rock, May 20-22nd.

Every Day, All Day, Gene's Barbecue in Brinkley.

The long-running eatery is the jumping-off point for a day in the Big Woods, a duck hunting trip or an expedition to sight the elusive Ivory Billed Woodpecker. Gene's offers sustenance and some mighty fine tips before you head out into the world beyond.

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Hugo's Off The Square, and the Burger I Couldn't Photograph.

A burger, a bar and a prohibition on using the big camera... let's just say the attitude I loved in Hugo's in Fayetteville changed when I brought my Rebel through the door.  But I still love that Blue Moon.

Monday, May 9, 2016

Friday, May 6, 2016

Herman's Ribhouse Endures as Fayetteville's Oldest Restaurant.

Herman’s Ribhouse… the latest restaurant in a building that rightfully claims to be the oldest continually operating restaurant in Fayetteville.  Let's look back at the checkered past of this Arkansas classic.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Pickin', Grinnin' and Toe-Tappin' at the Front Porch Stage in Mt. Ida.

Love good music? Head to Mt. Ida and bring your chair with you to the Montgomery County Courthouse Lawn any Saturday between now an October to enjoy the sweet sounds from the Front Porch Stage.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Cool Places To Stay: The Ruyard Kipling Room at the 1884 Tinkerbelle’s Wildwood in Hot Springs.

Looking for a great weekend escape? Head to Hot Springs with the one you love and hide away inside the 1884 Tinkerbelle's Wildwood, a gorgeous pink Victorian home to one of Hot Springs' best known bed and breakfasts.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

May Festivals in Arkansas - Five Weekends of Fun.

The emergence of spring into summer brings flowers and festivals to The Natural State. This list covers some of the most important festivals of the year throughout Arkansas.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Once Again, Spudnuts in Magnolia.

The potato-flour goodness of that particular breakfast treat, the Spudnut, is once again available in Magnolia. See what else is happening at the Spudnut Shop and Deli.

Monday, April 18, 2016

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Friday, April 1, 2016

She Walked On High - Arkansas's Tightrope Walking Cook and Waitress, Elie Misham.

Elie Misham didn’t plan to become a cook. The former Little Miss Ouachita started out with much higher aspirations.

She wanted to be a tightrope walker.


Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Two Hours Within Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

When Hunter and I set out on our Spring Break tour of US Highway 71 through Arkansas, I had a destination in mind. Come join us for a photo essay of what Hunter and I encountered at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville.

Friday, March 25, 2016

Thursday, March 24, 2016

The House of Webster Serves Up Delightful Condiments.

Started in 1934, this longtime Rogers standard offers jams, jellies, pickles and butters to the world along with world-class bacon, mixes and mustards.  Learn more about this home to some of Arkansas's best edibles.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Take A Shot at the Daisy Airgun Museum in Rogers.

It's been 130 years since the first Daisy airgun was manufactured... and today, you can see models of just about every Daisy ever made at the Daisy Airgun Museum in Rogers.  Let's look inside.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

A Brief Walk on the Beach at Gulfport.

Hunter and I head to the Gulf Coast for 30 minutes in the sun on a cool March afternoon, for a chance to walk the beach and get sand in our shoes.

The Last Hanger-On, Artist Point near Mountainburg.

Though the heyday of US Highway 71 as the major route between Alma and Fayetteville are over, one lone establishment manages to remain as a hallmark to a golden age of Arkansas tourist travel. Let's take a look from Artist Point.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Relax In Front Of A Roaring Fire at Lake Fort Smith State Park in Mountainburg.

I am rather fond of Lake Fort Smith State Park.  After waiting three years, I finally had a chance to spend a night in one of the cabins at this facility near Mountainburg.  It was extraordinary.

Saturday, March 19, 2016

A Child's Eye View of the new Scott Family Amazeum in Bentonville.

Take a look at the new interactive center just for kids, which offers physical activities, educational opportunities and the chance to play with (fake) dinosaur bones, food and water in Bentonville's up and coming museum district.

Friday, March 18, 2016

A Billgrimage to the Clinton House Museum in Fayetteville.

A small brick house on a side street near the University of Arkansas became home to a future United States President and a future Secretary of State.  Tour the Clinton House Museum in Fayetteville.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

A Lovely Adventure at Terra Studios Near Fayetteville.

Hunter discovers and falls in love with the Blue Bird of Happiness while exploring an Arkansas treasure.  Let's head up to Fayetteville and visit Terra Studios.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016