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Calling all curvy fashionistas! Torrid to open in McCain Mall

Calling all curvy fashionistas! Torrid to open in McCain Mall

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR, September 18, 2014 – Torrid, a retailer of sexy fashion with an edge for young, stylish women who wear size 12 -28, will open its 270th retail store at McCain Mall, the premier shopping destination in Central Arkansas, on October 7, 2014, and will hold its grand opening event on Saturday, October 11 starting at 10 a.m. This will be the first Arkansas location for the popular retailer.

“Torrid is the perfect retailer to add to our diverse mix of clothing stores,” said Shara Brazear, director of marketing and business development at McCain Mall. “We want everyone who shops at our stores to walk out feeling confident in their new clothes.”

Taziki's Mediterranean Cafe opening new location

Taziki's Mediterranean Cafe opening new location


NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (September 8, 2014)- Taziki's Mediterranean Café, a fast-casual Greek food-inspired chain, is opening a new location in McCain Mall this fall and is beginning the hiring process this week. The restaurant is known for its delicious salads and fresh gyros.

"We know that Arkansas area residents will enjoy our fresh and healthy menu selections at the McCain Mall location," said Jim Keet, Taziki's Mediterranean Café CEO. JTJ Restaurants, LLC opened its first Taziki's in Arkansas on Cantrell Road in 2008. They currently own and operate five restaurants in Arkansas, including two in Little Rock, one in Conway, one in Fayetteville and one in Bentonville. The McCain Mall restaurant will be the Keet's sixth location in the state.

Dancers, check out the Full Out Freestyle Culture Fashion Show

Dancers, check out the Full Out Freestyle Culture Fashion Show

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Looking to something new and interesting to see in the city? Check out the Full Out Freestyle Culture Fashion Show at UALR this weekend.

On Sat., Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Donaghey Student Center, Spliced Ego and Bradley Q. Noble Fashion will present “Little Rock's first sporty fashion show for dancers benefitting the Sungate Kids and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.”

If you are interested in going, tickets are $12 before the show at eventbrite.com and $15 the day of. More information can be found at www.facebook.com/splicedego.

Little Rock, Big Food: Hillcrest welcomes Kemuri

Little Rock, Big Food: Hillcrest welcomes Kemuri


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Brian Kearns, executive chef at Kemuri, Arthur's Prime Steakhouse and Ocean's at Arthur's, stopped by THV11 Saturday morning to talk about Kemuri, which just opened in Hillcrest.

Kemuri is a Japanese restaurant that specializes in a grilling style called robata, a technique that uses an open charcoal fire to cook proteins, such as chicken, shrimp and scallops. It creates a unique flavor that's inherently Japanese but will really appeal to people who like American grilling. The restaurant also creates sushi dishes, using recipes created by Ocean's sushi chef Alex Guzman.

Kearns previously worked in St. Louis before helping open YaYa's Euro Bistro in Little Rock.

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Little Rock Restaurant Month: Cojita's Mexican Grill

Little Rock Restaurant Month: Cojita's Mexican Grill


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – All month long, we're celebrating Little Rock Restaurant Month and show casing the very best of Little Rock's cuisine.

Saturday morning, we interviewed Alejandro Alverez; Leo Alverez, Jr.; and Leonardo Alvarez, Sr.; of Cojita's Mexican Grill.

The restaurant is offering a free small cheese dip with the purchase of an entrée. Don't forget to ask your server about LRRM specials! Since Cojita's came onto our shows late in the month, they said they are offering their specials to anyone who comes in their restaurant next week and says they saw them on Channel 11.

Cojita's Mexican Grill

406 S. Louisiana St.
Little Rock, AR
(501) 371-0733


High school student expands gourmet donut shop

High school student expands gourmet donut shop


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - A junior at eStem high school in Little Rock is expanding her business at just 16 years old.

Sydney Brazil started her own gourmet donut business called "The Hole Thing".

Now, downtown workers can get their donut hole fix a little easier. Starting Friday, September 5th, Brazil's donuts will be sold at Spokes' coffee and smoothie shop located inside Orbea's North American Headquarters along Main Street.

There's also more good news for "The Hole Thing's" co-founder Jase Burton. He just formed his own start-up business called "The Burton Agency".

He just announced Spokes as his first official client.

Arkansas ranked 38th on Yahoo’s beer list

Arkansas ranked 38th on Yahoo’s beer list

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Have you ever wondered which states have the best offerings of craft beer? Look no further because Yahoo.com has created a list telling you just where you can look.

Arkansas ranks 38th on the list with 50th being worst and first being the best.