New to NWA This Year

It’s a new year! Whether it be health goals, plans to get organized, or any of the many other resolutions available, many folks are looking to make a fresh start in 2021. Whatever your intentions for this new year look like, trying new things around Northwest Arkansas should be added to the list. This month we are breaking down the newest and most anticipated additions to our area, check them out below!

Fresh to NWA – Restaurants

Wake & Bake- This new bakery breakfast bar will add a fresh flare to West End in Fayetteville, an already popular feature of the city’s night scene.

Barreto – Another addition to a popular cocktail bar, Barreto will supplement delicious drink concoctions at Scotch and Soda with Italian sandwiches and pasta.

Underground Food Option (UFO) – Positioned on West and Watson in Fayetteville, this unique new eatery will serve up bar food such as hot wings, yum!

Boba Café & More – Just outside of Fayetteville in Elkins, this new joint has a versatile menu, sure to please everyone. Enjoy Chinese, Thai, Pho, ice cream, protein shakes and MORE!

Stewarts Gluten-Free Sweets – Food allergy friends with a sweet tooth, this one is for YOU! This delicious new bakery is whipping up pies, cinnamon rolls, cookies and more. Your wish is their command, find them on Facebook to place your specialty order!

Wall Street Eats Café & Yoga Studio – Food and Yoga might sound like an abnormal combination, but these guys make it work! Enjoy super fresh cuisine for any meal of the day or get your sweat on, this is your one stop shop!

Simply Pho You – A new Lake Fayetteville food truck featuring pho, bahn mis, bahn xeo, grilled pork, rice plates and more!

Momentary Food Truck – located outside the popular museum and bar, this addition will feature skewers, loaded fries, and even vegetarian options!

Old Favorites, New Locations

Big Whiskey’s – This popular chain is adding a location in Fayetteville to compliment it’s already successful Bentonville venue. With a happy hour from 3-6 pm on weekdays, online ordering and a short distance to campus, this is sure to be a favorite spot for gamedays! You’ll find Big Whiskey’s Fayetteville in the Evelyn Hills Shopping Center.

Foodology – This fan favorite food truck has moved from it’s previous locale in Rogers and become and fresh staple of Bentonville. Featuring savory favorites such as smash burgers, loaded nachos and even poutine, a unique find in NWA, this one is a crowd pleaser. Find Foodology conveniently located just off of the Bentonville square.

Recreation Updates

Mount Sequoyah Renovations – A favorite local lookout is getting an upgrade! The cross at Mount Sequoyah that overlooks a portion of the University campus will soon feature benches, picnic tables and an off-site parking lot with connecting trails. All changes seek to improve safety and reduce carbon emissions while maintaining the charm of the beloved gathering spot.

A Street Promenade – An addition to Bentonville that is looking to diversify the entertainment scene

Bentonville Brewing Company – Good beer and better company come together in this, JBJB-esque brewery near Downtown Bentonville. This fun, family friendly hang out also features German-style pub food as a compliment to their unique wells. Enjoy the play area with the kids and even bring your furry friends to the onsite dog park! There’s something for everyone!