Dining & Drink

The Food Truck Phenomenon

Posted by Nick Brothers |
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The amount of food trucks in the U.S. have been growing “astronomically” over the course of 10 years, said John Gaber, professor of public policy at the University of Arkansas. The most recent burst of mobile vendors have been cropping up at the tail end of the economic recession period of the U.S. economy, and most can be found in Chicago, Los Angeles and Washington D.C., and now, Fayetteville.

U.S. Grown, Produced Spirits For Holiday Season

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By Terrah Baker Following the fleeing of factory and production jobs overseas in past years, many people are looking for a way to support American infrastructure, especially during the holiday season. If this sounds like you, and you’re looking to entertain guests, or yourself, this holiday season, we may have just the product suggestion. Salute…

Farm To Table Program Shows “Cooking Matters”

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By Terrah Baker Graduates of Cooking Matters gathered on Nov. 16 to celebrate the skills of low-budget healthy cooking and eating, preparing one last group meal at Trinity United Methodist Church on Sycamore Street in Fayetteville. The class is part of Tri Cycle Farms — across from Sycamore Street off Garland Avenue — Farm to…

Local Chef Pushes Vegetarian Slider, Wins National Competition

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 “All I really did was facilitate it and put the recipe out there. It took an army of Northwest Arkansas friends and family to get us there.” — Jeremy Gawthrop   By Terrah Baker Judges at the Second Annual US Foods Next Top Product Competition in Last Vegas proved what winner, chef and co-owner of…

Dickey Farms Offers Pumpkins, Research, Farm Experience

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  By Terrah Baker David Dickey said some of his first, and fondest, memories are wandering through his dad’s organic garden in California before he was five. He didn’t know then that he’d spend his entire professional career in the agricultural field, and especially that he’d start his own small farm implementing overarching sustainable practices…

Urban Farm Builds Community Food Web Model

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By Terrah Baker It was about a year ago that Tri Cycle Farms held its First Annual Pesto Fest. Local pesto aficionados came together with their best recipes and joined the community in music, pesto tasting, donating and a silent auction. The community, urban farm teaching people how to “grow community through soil” looked ready…

Local Food Becomes First From State Recognized in U.S. Competition

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Help The Greenhouse Grille Compete In The Top Five By Voting Today Staff Report Greenhouse Grille in Fayetteville is competing in the U.S. Foods “Next Top Product” contest. From thousands of product entries nationwide, Greenhouse Grille’s Black Bean Burger Slider has made it to the final 55 products, becoming the first restaurant from Arkansas to…

Lightbulb Club Offers Chill Environment, Local Music

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  By Roger Barrett If you’re looking for a nighttime hang-out spot to get a drink, meet a friend, see live music, then seek out The Lightbulb Club. The Lightbulb Club has been a Fayetteville home for Arkansas’ experimental, punk, indie and underground bands and artists for decades and counting. It’s the venue you’re most…

EPA Program Tackles Mess Of Food Waste

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Participate In The Two-Week Program To Win Book, Green Clean Kit By Terrah Baker The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that 40 percent of the food produced in America goes to waste. From the fields to the factory, and then the home, food waste is a nationwide problem that they’re now trying to combat with a…