Meals Bites: Sullivan’s Steakhouse, Misplaced Forty’s Pageant of Darkness, and Extra


We’ve no scarcity of meals information all through Arkansas, so every week, we’ll be offering you with a snapshot of the goings-on contained in the culinary world, from occasions to specials to restaurant openings to awards. Do you’ve information to share? Please e mail our meals editor, Kevin Shalin, at


Arkansas is about to be residence to its first Sullivan’s Steakhouse. The nationwide model introduced this week that it might be opening a location within the Promenade at Chenal in Little Rock in early 2022.


The Little Rock location of JB ChopHouse (previously Bone’s Chophouse) is seemingly closed for good. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported final week that the capital metropolis location was up for lease, with the leasing agent confirming to the paper that she was in talks with a possible new tenant for the area. Previous to JB ChopHouse’s temporary run within the constructing, it was occupied by Arthur’s Prime Steakhouse, which moved down the street off Chenal Parkway.


Some unhappy information got here from Corky’s Ribs & BBQ Little Rock this week. The barbecue joint shared on Fb that long-time worker Elvin Smith had handed away. Corky’s briefly closed its shops on Oct. 16 in celebration of his life.


“Legends by no means die, however this one positive can be missed,” the social media publish reads. “Elvin Smith has been with Corky’s because the begin. He has served previous presidents, TV personalities, quite a lot of Razorback athletes, and 1000’s extra. Elvin was greater than ‘an award successful caterer,’ which was his self-proclaimed title, he was our good friend. We’re so grateful for our time collectively.”


The town of Greenbrier is about to get a Fatburger & Buffalo’s Specific. In keeping with its Fb web page, the California-based chain serves “Fatburger’s signature handcrafted burgers, sandwiches, sides and shakes alongside our world-famous contemporary, by no means frozen rooster wings and sauces from Buffalo’s Cafe.” It’s native Google itemizing signifies a Nov. 15 opening date.


Marianna’s historic Jones Bar-B-Q made The New York Instances‘ 2021 restaurant listing.


Misplaced Forty Brewing’s annual Pageant of Darkness beer pageant is that this Saturday, Oct. 23, from 4 to 9 p.m. The brewery can be unveiling its Nighty Evening Imperial Stout on the occasion.


Maumelle is enjoying host to the On the Lake Meals Truck Pageant this weekend. Festivities will happen at Lake Willastein Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23.


The Argenta Arts District in North Little Rock is internet hosting Boos and Brews in Faucett Park on varied nights this month. This week’s is Wednesday, Oct. 20, from 7 to 9 p.m. Organizers say it’s going to characteristic related tales to the Haunted Argenta Ghost Excursions, but in addition loads of new tales with a “lusty and lascivious” slant.


And in case you missed it, “Fright Evening in Argenta” is on Saturday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. Right here’s all the data, together with a hyperlink to buy tickets.


The Arkansas State Truthful is ongoing by means of Oct. 24 on the State Fairgrounds. AY’s meals editor, Kevin Shalin, made a go to this week to strive among the well-known (and distinctive) honest meals.


Tune again in subsequent week for the subsequent style of Arkansas meals information.


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