Thursday, April 27, 2017

14 Excellent Arkansas Late Spring Festivals.

Searching for something to do over the next several weekends? Here are a bevy of great weekend events coming up - including some of Arkansas's best food festivals - to mark on your schedule.

Friday, April 7, 2017

Strawberry Season in Arkansas.

In Arkansas, we mark the passing of our seasons with food. The true sign of real spring here is marked with the red almost heart-shaped berries that bring with them the sweet-tart mark of vernal promise - the strawberry.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Waveland Ground Zero Hurricane Museum - A Place To Remember.

Hurricane Katrina, which walloped the Gulf Coast in August 2005, has been referred to as the worst weather disaster the United States has ever encountered. At this city center in the town of Waveland, the disaster's personal notes are remembered in vivid, clear detail.

Monday, April 3, 2017

Get a Roast Beef Po'Boy at the Lunch Box in Waveland.

A sound piece advice for anyone traveling the Mississippi West Coast - skip fancier places for a good old-fashioned lunch room and one of the best po'boy sandwiches I've ever had in my life. It's time to go try the Lunch Box in Waveland.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Book Excerpt: The Revisitation by Kat Robinson.

These past few years, I've fostered the idea of becoming a fiction writer. I think I've got a real knack for the genre now, and it's time to move on. Here's an excerpt from my upcoming book, The Revisitation.


Friday, March 31, 2017

Best Po'Boy Bargains on the Mississippi West Coast are at Claiborne Hills Supermarket in Waveland.

Everyone likes a good deal, right? So here's one for you, next time you're in the Waveland-Bay St. Louis area of coastal Mississippi. To say the least, we were quite impressed with Claiborne Hills Supermarket - especially after perusing the po'boys on the menu at so many other local establishments.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Road Eats: Butter Krisp Donuts of Covington, Louisiana.

Sometimes you backtrack because you've heard something amazing about a place you passed up. This time, we backtracked to a location we missed two years ago, because of a name and a sign. Results? Doughnuts. See what we found at Butter Krisp Diner.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Steaks of the Delta: Farmer's Grocery in Glen Allen, Mississippi.

What is it about the Mississippi River Alluvial Plain that creates a craving and satisfaction for good steaks? Grav and I discover another great morsel of beef goodness on State Highway 1.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Jeri-Lin Donuts, An Arkansas Breakfast Classic.

Long heralded as a barbecue mecca, Blytheville is home to another Arkansas classic that stands out not only as a long-runner with great pastries, but for its eclectic location. Let's check out Jeri-Lin's doughnuts.

Yes, I Ate A Snow Booger, and You Will Want To, Too.

The name evokes prepubescent gross-out contests with other kids, but the product served at this rural south Mississippi dessert stand is something you'll return for, despite the name. Let's go get a Snow Booger or two, together.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Epic Road Trip on Arkansas's Great River Road

Much is made of the Great River Road in Mississippi. But did you know this national pathway crosses 11 states on both sides of Big Muddy? Here's a helpful list of attractions along Arkansas's stretch of that colorful motorway, from Missouri's arch to the flat Delta crossing into Louisiana.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

A Taste of Argentina - Buenos Aires Grill & Cafe in Little Rock's River Market.

Taking on a spot formerly held by Juanita's Cantina and Bill Street, Buenos Aires Grill and Cafe hopes to draw diners down the stairs for Argentinian fare in the popular River Market District. This just might be the place to make a permanent residence of 614 President Clinton Avenue.

Epic Arkansas Roadtrip Itinerary on US 62 from Texarkana to Lake Village.

Explore Lower Arkansas on a great stretch of highway, affectionately referred to as Arkansas's Bandit Gambit. Find out what US Highway 82 between Texarkana and Lake Village has to offer with this great itinerary.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

I Had A Dream... The Inaugural Class of the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame.

Several Arkansas restaurants and food professionals received a brand new top accolade in their field last night. Let me tell you about the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame and its inaugural class.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Secret Arkansas Escapes for a Romantic Weekend or Holiday.

Valentine's Day falls on a Tuesday this year, which opens up a lot of great possibilities for celebrating the holiday. Perhaps you'd like a mid-week escape with your sweetheart - or maybe you'd prefer to surprise your partner at dinner with whispers of a lovely weekend ahead.

But with so little time to book, where are you going to find a place to spend the night together?

Check out my list of amazing places that are still available (as of this writing) where you and your love can escape for romance in Arkansas.

Monday, January 23, 2017

25 Magnificent Arkansas Pies You Have To Try Right Now.

We all love pie. And in Arkansas, we all love pie a LOT. Come check out some of the best pies in the state and where to find them.

I love pie. I'm constantly asked which is my favorite. Now, I can give you a couple of handfuls of answers. Dig through this list for great pies you can find all over The Natural State.

Monday, January 2, 2017

Daisy Queen in Marshall: 51 Years and Counting.

Marshall is home to a couple of grand Arkansas classics - both of which turned 50 in 2016. Before you head out to a show at the Kenda Drive-In, or wander out to the Buffalo National River, stop in at the Daisy Queen and sit a spell.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Dinerland: Littlefield's Cafe in North Little Rock.

Dining at all the fancy and new places is glamorous, but when the average joe needs a bite to eat at lunch, a good old fashioned diner fits the bill. That's exactly what you get at Littlefield's Diner in North Little Rock.