Ya Ya's Euro Bistro is slated to open January 22nd in the Promenande at Chenal. PB&J Restaurants (which also manages several Red Robin franchises out West) operates five other locations of the chain, including outlets in Memphis and St. Louis. The chain specializes in pasta, pizza, salads and sandwiches.
You can peruse the menu at yiayias.com.
Verge, the Sonoma, Cali.-based boutique wine label run by Arkansas native's Jay Kell and Emily Collins, is now available for purchase at Colonial Wine and Spirits in Little Rock.
In Fayetteville, Soul Restaurant and Lounge will offer a Verge Winemaker dinner at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 7. It's $90 per person for a five-course meal with Verge wines paired with each course. Call 479-442-0800 for reservations.