Story: Tiffany Adams | Photography: Courtesy of the Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau |
Whether you’re looking for a go-to lunch spot or a place to dine in the city after a long day at the office, options abound. A longtime tradition in the capital city, Doe’s Eat Place (501-376-1195, doeseatplace.net) continues to offer one of the most-sought-after steaks in town along with their mouthwatering tamales, shrimp, and more. And, if you’re looking for local character, it’s hard to beat their memorabilia collection and comfortable atmosphere.
New to Main Street in Little Rock, Soul Fish Café (501-396-9175, soulfishcafe.com) has opened to rave reviews for their classic Southern fare. The restaurant, which has three Memphis-area locations, features favorites such as Po Boys, collard greens, mac and cheese, banana pudding, and other Southern kitchen staples.
Whether you happen to be in the area or not, Bruno’s Little Italy (501-372-7866, brunoslittleitaly.com) is a destination beloved by many. Linger with a bottle of wine over the manicotti, veal dishes, cannelloni, or any one of their other house specialties. What’s more, Bruno’s Little Italy Deli is now open Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. for a quick and tasty lunch.
MAKE IT HOME
Rockwater Village (rockwatervillage.com), a Southern Living Inspired Community, is the central Arkansas’ newest and most-sought-after waterfront neighborhood. Located on North Little Rock’s shore of the Arkansas River, residents can enjoy skyline views of downtown Little Rock, convenient access to a 64-slip marina, and bike and walking access to the Arkansas River Trail, which runs through the neighborhood. What makes it more enticing is the fact that the development was created using environmentally sustainable practices.
For hardscape projects and outdoor furnishings, Antique Brick & Block and Antique Brick Outdoors (501-375-0060, antiquebrickinc.com) is a go-to source for everything you need. Whether you’re building a fire pit or looking for lounging chairs and outdoor furnishings and accessories to decorate your space, you’re sure to find just what you need.
For the past 12 years, the Clinton Presidential Center (501-374-4242, clintonfoundation.org) has been delighting Arkansans not only with memorabilia from the Clinton presidency but also with insightful exhibitions. Don’t miss the current exhibit, “Ladies and Gentlemen…The Beatles!,” which celebrates the UK’s Fab Four and will run through April 2, 2017.