Little Rock Visitors Bureau promotes Restaurant Month in August

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A different district of the city will be featured each week in August for Little Rock Restaurant Month, the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau announced this week.

This year marks the eighth-annual Restaurant Month celebration for the city, according to a LRCVB press release.

“Restaurant Month is a great time to celebrate our many dining establishments and the various types of cuisine they offer,” LRCVB President & CEO Gretchen Hall said in the release. “Little Rock’s food scene has really taken off in recent years. In addition to our historic landmark establishments, we have seen a rise in local artisan and farm-to-table fare. And, the city’s craft beverage scene, with its brews, wines and spirits, has become wildly popular. Add to the mix our many unique neighborhoods, and you see that there is something for everyone.”

The spotlight will be on restaurants in the Downtown District on week one, July 31-Aug. 6. The district includes River Market District, Main Street Corridor, in addition to South Main and East Village neighborhoods.

Week two, Aug. 7-13, will focus on the West District, defined as the area west of Interstate 430, north of U.S. Highway 5, according to the LRCVB.

Week three, Aug. 14-20, will spotlight the Midtown District, defined as Woodrow Street to I-430, north of U.S. 5 and Colonel Glenn and Roosevelt roads. It will include the Riverdale/Heights/Hillcrest neighborhoods and the North University corridor to Highway 5.

The Airport and Southwest districts will be the focus on week four, Aug. 21-27. The area is defined as east of Shall Avenue and south of U.S. 5 and Colonel Glenn, Roosevelt and Lawson roads.

Week five, Aug. 28-Sept. 3, will feature the River Market’s Ottenheimer Hall vendors.

A map of the districts and list of participating restaurants and dining specials are listed at this link.