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The 2014 Little Rock Food Wish List

The 2014 Little Rock Food Wish List

Recently on Bourbon and Boots, I tackled the topic of “food road trips.” The piece focused on various cities and towns throughout the South, which, in my opinion, were destination spots for food adventures. Inevitably, there was some banter on social media about whether or […]

Pie Hole: Social Media Eludes Many Little Rock Restaurants, But Not All

Pie Hole: Social Media Eludes Many Little Rock Restaurants, But Not All

Commentary Can someone please explain to me why so many Little Rock restaurants continue to resist implementing social media into their marketing plan? I wrote about this issue last year, and sadly, not much has changed for the better. Having an adequate website, along with […]

Pie Hole: Little Rock Food Scene Remains in a Holding Pattern

Pie Hole: Little Rock Food Scene Remains in a Holding Pattern

Commentary A few weeks ago, I posed this question to readers: “How would you describe your local food scene in a couple words?” Personally, for Little Rock, I chose “getting there.” For many restauranteurs, “getting there” generally takes about twice as long as originally anticipated–things […]

Pie Hole: Handling Criticism in the Food World

Pie Hole: Handling Criticism in the Food World

Commentary I used my last Pie Hole entry as an opportunity to blast Little Rock eateries for their lack of social media use as it pertains to growing business and reaching an audience. It was a broad, brushstroke criticism, as I chose not to single […]

Pie Hole: Most Little Rock Restaurants Miss Social Media Boat

Pie Hole: Most Little Rock Restaurants Miss Social Media Boat

Commentary Do you follow The Pantry on Twitter and Facebook? I do. While scrolling through my FB feed a few weeks back, I noticed an announcement/picture for a private event pig roast at the restaurant. A big, beautiful roasted pig’s head was right there, front […]