Entries by Jay Ruud

Paris Can Wait

Paris Can Wait Eleanor Coppola (2017) In the interests of full disclosure I must admit that my sole reaction to the trailer for Eleanor Coppola’s new film Paris Can Wait was, “Wow, that’s a movie that I’ve seen a hundred times, and it doesn’t look like there is a single new twist in it.” The […]

Subway on Farris

Review No. 62: Bonus! Check-in at Subway on Farris (UCA) 205 Farris Road (501) 327-2916 33.5 percent finished reviewing Conway restaurants Note: We post bonus reviews as we check in to various chain restaurants around Conway for which we have already done an initial review. We reviewed Subway on Oak Street in January and we’ll […]

Zetêo Coffee

Review No. 61: Zetêo Coffee 911 West Oak Street (501) 358-6285 33.0 percent finished reviewing Conway restaurants   The Situation He Said: Zetêo is not brand new but it’s certainly one of the newer places in downtown Conway. They have a location in the River Market in Little Rock, as well. Its Website defines the […]

Cactus Jack’s

Review No. 60: Cactus Jack’s 710 South Salem Road (501) 764-1134 33.0 percent finished reviewing Conway restaurants   The Situation She Said: On a lazy Sunday afternoon, I was craving Mexican food (and, let’s be honest: drinks). Luckily, Conway has 92,000 Mexican restaurants, so I chose when we hadn’t yet reviewed, and off we went. […]

My Cousin Rachel

My Cousin Rachel Roger Michell (2017) Roger Michell, director and writer of the screenplay for My Cousin Rachel, adapted from Daphne du Maurier’s novel, once said that Du Maurier “lights her scenes like Caraveggio and writes them like Hitchock.” Michell, of course, alludes to Hitchcock’s Hollywood debut, the Oscar winning film adaptation of du Maurier’s […]

PattiCakes Bakery

Review No. 59: PattiCakes Bakery (The Stoby’s Bakery) 2106 Robinson Avenue (501) 205-1969 32.4 percent finished reviewing Conway restaurants   The Situation He Said: I’ve lived in Conway for 14 years and had not only never been to PattiCakes Bakery, but I had also never even heard of it until today. But She Said had […]

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman Patty Jenkins (2017) Last week on Fox News, commentator Neil Cavuto and guest Dion Baia spent some time on the significant question of Wonder Woman’s costume in the new film by Patty Jenkins, claiming that the redesigned red, blue, and yellow costume is evidence that, unlike the traditional red, white and blue costume—with […]

Rong Chinese Restaurant

Review No. 58: Rong Chinese Restaurant 126 Harkrider Street (501) 358-6388 32.6 percent finished reviewing Conway restaurants   The Situation She Said: We became aware there was ANOTHER new restaurant in Conway tooling down Harkrider recently, when we saw the sign that Rong Chinese Restaurant was coming soon. Of course, we made some of the […]