First off, a reopening. For those concerned that Starlite Diner in North Little Rock was gone for good, never fear. It's set to reopen sometime later this fall. Drove by yesterday and saw the sign up that they'll be accepting applications for positions there October 1st.
Close by, the signs are already up for what will become Little Rock's third Indian restaurant (and before I hear the arguments, Masala Grill is Pakistani). Taj Mahal is going into the Mexican restaurant slot behind the always-popular 1620.
And in Russellville, I noticed that the former Pizza Hut location along North Arkansas is now Joe's Pasta and Pizza. No idea yet if it's related to the Joe's I just ate at in Fort Smith, but I'm sure I'll be finding out soon.
I'll be talking about another reopening involving Fort Smith shortly.
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