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The Pantry to close for kitchen renovations July 1-10

Everyone’s favorite Czech-ish restaurant The Pantry will close from July 1-10 for a kitchen remodel, managers announced today.

You can get your last fix before the temporary closing on Sunday, June 29 from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. (They’re typically closed Sundays).

The Rodney Parham restaurant will be back up and running July 11. As for the second location of The Pantry, planned for former home of The House in Hillcrest? Expect that to open in late August.… Read more >

Pantry to open second location, Rocket 21 moves

Just a few weeks into 2014 and we’re already seeing Little Rock restaurants making some big moves.

In case you missed it, Rocket 21 has vacated its old location on Markham for new digs in the Wyndham in North Little Rock. According to Rocket 21’s new website, the location will be open around January 10 with the same menu and same chefs as the old location.

The site also mentions a new concept heading for the old Markham location which will apparently be revealed in February.

And if you’re hearing rumors that a new location of the beloved West Little Rock outpost Local Lime is heading for the old Rocket 21 spot, keep dreaming. A spokesperson for Local Lime confirmed that while the group had looked at the space last fall, a deal is officially off the table. But at least they were looking, which gives us hope for Local Lime II to eventually be a reality.

The Pantry will be opening a second location in the space formerly known as The House

The Pantry will be opening a second location in the space formerly known as The House

Speaking of restaurant sequels, one rumor that did turn out to be very true? The Pantry, located on Rodney Parham, will be opening a Read more >