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Weinkeller Restaurant

Altus, Arkansas, is the center of the state’s wine-making area. One of the vineyards, Wiederkehr Wine Cellars, is home to Weinkeller Restaurant, which specializes in Swiss-inspired food. The restaurant is one of several buildings designed to look like a village, … Continue reading

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Ed Walker’s Drive-In

Somewhere or other, I found a list of the best drive-in in each state. This was Arkansas’ claim to fame. It’s been around since 1943. It brags about having the largest cheeseburger (5 pounds of meat) and the only curbside … Continue reading

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McClard’s Bar-B-Q

McClard’s has been around since 1942 but became famous when Bill Clinton named it as a favorite spot. It’s on a lot of lists of things to do in Arkansas, but I’d never been. Even on a Wednesday, it was … Continue reading

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Cotham’s in the City

There used to be a Cotham’s not in the city—a century-old general store in the town of Scott that served huge hamburgers. It became so popular that a second location opened in Little Rock near the state capitol. I was … Continue reading

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The Cliff House Inn

There aren’t a lot of tourist attractions along Scenic Route 7 any more. Dogpatch U.S.A. is closed, as is Booger Hollow. The Cliff House, which I’ve drive past many times, is still there but I’d never stopped—until today. We drove … Continue reading

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