When you combine elements of different culinary traditions, what you get is fusion cuisine. Although it’s a relatively new concept here in Arkansas, you can still find some great fusion restaurants in our area. From TexMex classics to delicious French and Japanese fusions, Arkansas offers some pretty interesting options. Here are our favorite fusion eateries in the Natural State!
If you’re looking for a taco infused with flavors from around the world, then this is it. Escape from your day at Con Quesos, where they use tortillas to paint a culinary experience like no other. Jamaican, Mediterranean, and Indian are just a few of the flavors you’ll find at this Fayetteville hot spot.
The newest hot spot in Benton just opened last month. Agave Grill is known for featuring Mexican-American cuisine, where you can order fusion food like a hamburger made with taco seasoning or a steak rubbed down with ancho chili.
How does a fried taco sound? That’s the specialty of this fabulous food truck found in Cave Springs. In addition to the fried tacos, you’ll find an assortment of elevated foods at the Purple Banana food truck.
This fun and funky restaurant features some of the best TexMex in the state. Chuy’s menu is created from a combination of flavors from across New Mexico, Mexican border towns, the Rio Grande Valley, deep South Texas, and beyond.
At Pei Wei, they believe that a balanced life begins with a balanced meal. This Asian-inspired restaurant uses elements from China to Thailand to create tasty cuisine.
Sky Modern Japanese is bringing modern Japanese cuisine to you, Little Rock! This popular Central Arkansas restaurant combines elements from French and Japanese cuisines.