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Meredith Butler

Meredith Butler
A self-taught cook and photographer, a tiny backyard chicken flock farmer, Meredith Butler moved to NWA following cherished memories collected in the Ozarks as a kid. The culinary seed was planted early over campfire cast iron skillets. She grew up in Kansas, but spent years in Seattle among the evergreens, falling in love with diverse local eateries and modern cuisine. Delighted by the thriving culinary scene here, she's excited to explore it all.

“Sake Bomb for Two” is on the menu. I’ll give you a minute to call in your reservation and then we can continue… Ok, ready now? The delight is in …

HELLO COCOA TO HOST TWO “CHOCOLATE + BUBBLY” EVENTS Hello Cocoa is a small-batch, bean-to-bar craft chocolate maker located in Fayetteville, Arkansas.  With a business built on the backbone of …

MODERN OZARK DINING EXPANDS HOURS & MENU Happy Hour, Lunch & an à la carte Lounge Menu: just three more reasons to visit this exciting little restaurant much more often.  …

As if he hasn’t given us enough already! With local favorite Fayetteville gems Greenhouse Grille, Wood Stone Craft Pizza, and the major success, Fayetteville Roots Festival, on his long list …

You’ve decided to eat green things, less red meat, and give up caffeine for herbal tea. NO MORE SUGAR. Until you end up huddled in a corner guzzling mochas, double-fisting …

The catalyst of sharing warmth and sustenance, and the centerpiece around which humans have connected with one another for hundreds of thousands of years, fire, speaks hypnotically to the depths …

This year the first ever street food hawker was awarded a Michelin star in Singapore.  With many of the dishes fetching under $3USD, the acknowledgement was a refreshing step away …

After years of anticipation, the oldest church in Bentonville blossoms like a winter-white poinsettia gifted right before Christmas.  It opens anew as The Preacher’s Son. We last covered this revitalization …

I sat with Jordan Garner of The Record, on the record, and spoke to her about The Rope Swing Group’s plans for their newly opened flex space.  Just a skip …

Meet Chef Miranda Kohout.  A wanderlust-filled Arkansas explorer, the Pastry Chef at Pressroom, and the whipping whisk behind one of the most modern dessert menus in NWA. It has been …

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