A locally owned and operated business, Cantrell boasts a wide selection of high-quality wood, leather, and upholstered furniture from lines such as Jessica Charles and Sam Moore. Stately bedroom sets by Largo provide elegant concert halls for dream symphonies, and Hammary dining room sets with high-backed chairs add dramatic style to any supervillain dinner party. Cantrell's trained consultants are always nearby to help you wrangle a candidate from the store's majestic herd of roaming sofas, and its upholstery experts can create custom options in case Cantrell doesn't carry an exact replica of Captain Kirk's command chair. You can also give your home a sexy foreign accent with an assortment of home decoration pieces such as candelabras, tabletop statues, vases, an elaborately patterned red pillow ($99), and shaggy area rugs ($59).
Little Rock's premier doggie destination - hand-cut, all natural dog treats in a wide variety of sizes and flavors - even for the pickiest pooch. Order a custom birthday cake for your pawty or shop all the best doggie gear - collars, beds, bowls, clothes, harnesses and more! Dogs are always welcome!
Kitchen Co.'s eclectic two-hour cooking classes instill students with the unparalleled power of pabulum preparation. Seize control over a smattering of ocean eats with Chef Karol Zoeller's July 21 seafood class ($39.95), teaching eager epicures to prepare gulf shrimp and crab, stuffed avocado, gazpacho, and breadsticks, or join her on July 28 for the Cajun-inspired eats of skillet jambalaya ($39.95), with watermelon-tomato salad and bread pudding rounding out the culinary curriculum. Elsewhere, Chef Jason Knapp schools snackers in authentic south-of-the-border treats with Taco Heaven ($39.95) on July 22, allowing palate-driven pupils the chance to break free of expensive Gordita Supreme and Choco Taco addictions. Past and potentially future cooking classes have included homemade pizza, grilling, French cuisine, and sushi.
Eggshells Kitchen Company stocks an extensive assemblage of creative and unusual bakeware, barware, prep-ware, cutlery, and other accessories of gourmet gadgetry. Some of the shop's serving and slicing tools shave off the time it takes for food to journey from roughhewn mass to mouth. Gourmands can skip tedious kernel-by-kernel cob surgeries and cut corn to the quick with the quick corn cutter ($6.95), an adjustable metal cutter with a handy plastic handle. Up to seven eggs can be cooked at once in the stainless Cuisinart egg cooker ($29.95), which features an automatic shutoff function to prevent flash yolkings and a poaching tray for poaching up to three ovo-edibles. With the colorful carbon steel blade of a Kuhn Rikon paring knife ($10), cooks can fend off enemy spuds before switching to squish-attack with a Chef’s Planet potato masher ($12), a 12-pointed pulverizer that doubles as a shuriken.
Family-owned and operated Frances Flower Shop sells flowers and gifts for all occasions from its cozy and non-presidential white house. Its large inventory of fresh flowers and plants can be arranged to suit most any gift-giving need—thank a friend for years of loyalty and good times, or just make your parole officer smile. The Belafonte-bounty of the Calypso ($45.95) boasts blooms in tropical pinks, oranges, blues, and yellows, while fast-to-act floral fanatics can opt for the high-flying Halloween horticulture of the Bat's Incredible ($34.95). Specialized bouquets honoring anniversaries, births, and birthdays are available, as is a wide array of gourmet fruit and gift baskets, greeting cards, and candle.