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Ask the Owner: Why the Barbecue Business?

The owner of Whole Hog Cafe North Little Rock, Rich Cosgrove, answers a question he's frequently asked: Why did you get into the barbeque business?

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Fat Pig for Fat Tuesday!

We'll be serving up a real Cochon de Lait next Tuesday, February 28 in celebration of Mardi Gras!

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Catering for Everyone

Whole Hog Cafe NLR caters for more than 2,300 groups a year. We offer catering for groups of all sizes, catering on short notice, and will even provide setup service at your desired location.

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Restaurants Give Back Holiday Food Drive

We are happy to announce that Whole Hog NLR will be participating in the Restaurants Give Back Holiday Food Drive being put on by the Little Rock School District. Along with other restaurants in Central Arkansas, we will be accepting food donations that will be distributed to Little Rock School District students and their families in need.

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Saucy!

We have a lot of fans of our nine different sauces (six on the table, plus Volcano, White Gold, and The Shack Sauce at the counter), but by far the most enthusiastic fans are those of Number Six, our mustard-based sauce.

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Win This Freaking Sweet Grill!

At Whole Hog we love PK Grills, and we also love giving them away.

Come by and put your name in the bucket for a chance to win one for yourself!

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Do you 'Que?

These wonderful people do!

Check out some action shots of people enjoying good food and having a grand time in our photo gallery here.

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Employee Spotlight: Rozchea B.

Pitmaster Rozchea Butler is truly one-of-a-kind. When you bite into your next buttery beef rib at Whole Hog NLR, he's the guy to thank.

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Yep, we cater all size events

People sometimes ask us: "Do you cater?". Well, um, yes, yes we do - LOTS AND LOTS.

We cater probably 6 or 7 jobs daily - all different sizes, delivery or full-service. And we make it easy!

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It's Turkey Time!

It's that time of year again. Time to order your Whole Hog North Smoked Turkey. These are 10-15 lb. birds, hand rubbed and Pecan-wood smoked to perfection.

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Ever wanted to get up in our business?

If you've ever wondered what it's like being Rich, now is your chance to find out! Rich Cosgrove was recently a guest on the Up In Your Business radio show. You can listen to Rich talk all about the hows and whys of his career in barbecue and beyond.  

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We love the Razorbacks!

In the South, having a good tailgate is just as important as the game, and a good tailgate is measured by the quality of the food.

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Whole Hog NLR Earns 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

North Little Rock, AR, June 8, 2016 – Whole Hog Café in North Little Rock today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence.

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Check out our Mardi Gras Hog!

Here are owners Tim and Rich carving up a smoked whole hog in store for our Mardi Gras celebration. It was delicious!

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Big Catering Day

Timeline: October 7th, 2015-9 p.m. Pitmaster Rozchea Butler and Prep Man, John "Ice Machine" Scroggis, stride resolutely to the restaurant which, in another hour, would be otherwise dark and silent.

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