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September 2, 2016
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CR(EAT)E Food Blog: Waste Not

The idea of 18 million tons of wasted food annually is enough to make even […]
August 1, 2016
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Cr(EAT)e Food Blog:  Bloody Mary 101

People’s preferences on food and beverage can be as varied, and as inexplicable, as any […]
May 23, 2016
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CR(EAT)E Food Blog – Blurred Wines

The lines between visual and culinary arts continue to be blurred at Crystal Bridges as […]
May 17, 2016
A WOW guest tangles with Chef Melody's specialty spaghetti.

CR(EAT)E Food Blog:  Frank Lloyd Wright, Exiled Meatballs, and the Usonian Cocktail

  The crowd gasped dramatically…millennials forced to peer up from their devices, men gnawing on […]
April 23, 2016
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CR(EAT)E Food Blog:  Return of the Doublewide

The experience is inexplicable…a single bite yielding a slightly chewy base texture juxtaposed against a […]
April 4, 2016
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CR(EAT)E Food Blog – Master of Infusion

This Metro-billy / Professional Imbiber is perpetually in search of the next great cocktail trend: […]
March 24, 2016
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Eleven’s Riedel Comparative Glass Seminar on Dec. 13, 2015, at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Ark.

CREATE Food Blog – Enhancing the Message of Wine

Shape and size matter when it comes to understanding, enjoying, and appreciating the subtle nuances […]
March 17, 2016
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Cr(EAT)e Food Blog:  Coca-Cola Cowboy

“Are we there yet?  Are we there yet?!”  These were the tormented cries from my […]
March 7, 2016
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A Makeover for the Coffee Bar at Eleven

If you visit Crystal Bridges in the next few weeks, you will notice construction under way around the […]
March 2, 2016
Photography by Melissa L. Jones

Tasting Menu: The Open Road

A new Chef’s Tasting Menu launches today in Eleven, the restaurant at Crystal Bridges. Chef […]
February 22, 2016
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CR(eat)E Food Blog:  Louvre in the Afternoon

The most recent Wednesday Over Water (WOW) event featured an informative, poignant dialog between Manuella […]
February 1, 2016
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Your Valentine’s Day is in the Bag

It’s February!  And you know what that means….Valentine’s Day is looming large.  But look no […]