Starving Artist Cafe,
where you can watch people paint while you eat, will quit its Seventh Street location at the end of July to prepare for its Aug. 15 opening in a new garret at 411 Main St. in North Little Rock. Paula Morrell, who owns Starving Artist with husband and chef Jason Morell, said everything will move — artists, musicians, menu — into the historic storefront, located between the Thea Foundation and Ristorante Capeo and on the trolley line. The new Starving Artist will be able to serve 80, nearly doubling its current seating capacity, and will include al fresco dining in a “New Orleans-style courtyard” in the back. Also new: A full bar, with a tapas menu. The restaurant will serve lunch Tuesday through Friday, brunch Saturday and Sunday and dinner Thursday through Saturday nights. Morell said she expects the hours will grow as the Enclave and other residential developments in Argenta fill up.