You cannot get closer to the center-point in the Arkansas Delta than Brinkley. It's the halfway stop between Little Rock and West Memphis on Interstate 40 and the midpoint between Jonesboro and Helena-West Helena on US Highway 49. It is the crossroads.
|Gene's may be in a building that was formerly home to|
LuJon's Restaurant, though it's been a very, very long
time since LuJon's was around.
There's also a Southern Foodways Alliance documentary about that dinner.