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Daniel Walker

Daniel Walker
Senior Writer
Daniel hails from the beautiful land of Salt Lake City, UT and has a vast writing experience from Dallas all the way to Little Rock. Daniel has written for a wide variety of magazines, newspapers, and publications.
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All things considered, there may not be a more hip street in town. And considering where Main Street was 5 years ago, it’s a shoe-in for “most improved” when it comes to dining options. Today, Main Street is an essential part of our town’s culinary identity. It’s not a particularly …




The most successful restaurants in town are always supported by a host of people who often go under-recognized by the general public. It takes a slew of talented folks to make the entire dining experience exceptional. One notable position within this group is the pastry chef. Often responsible for closing …




Despite the fact that when I was young, there was definitely some emotional scarring done by the film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, I still have a deep love and appreciation for candy. Of course, over the years I’ve developed more refined tastes and an affinity for the more …




The simple answer to the above statement is that the Philippines boasts a unique heritage, a beautiful culture and people, and a cuisine that deserves more attention. The SALO Series is a chance for Little Rock diners to experience a dining event that’s rare not only in Arkansas, but in …




In Staff Picks, each of us tells of our favorite foods around town. We each get three top picks, so if a dish falls on this list, you know it’s got to be good. In no particular order, here are our Favorite Spicy Foods in Little Rock. Steve: Spicy Chicken and Dumplings at …




I generally consider myself a good and decent person…but I’m not above occasionally watching a friend suffer a bit for my own entertainment. And so it was that I found myself accompanying my friend, Chef Ken Dempsey, to the semi-recently opened BASH Burger Co. on Bowman last night. Perhaps you’ll remember …




Over the last few years, Little Rock has seen a boom in small, locally-owned food businesses and artisans. Many of them get their start, and often gain popularity, by recognizing a need in our food community and carefully filling that niche to the best of their ability. Carmen Portillo recognized …




Sharon Woodson’s Honey Pies first hit the Little Rock food scene around seven months ago. Since that time, she’s been operating primarily as a delivery service and making appearances at various food truck meets around town. But it’s been quite impressive to see just how far she’s been able to …




The baking world seems well-suited to small, homegrown, start-up businesses looking to carve out a special niche in the market. Over the years, I’ve enjoyed getting to know talented bakers specializing in pies, cakes, macarons, candies, cinnamon rolls, and all sorts of sweet treats…and I’m always happy to spread the …




Hold on to your bundts, cake fans…I’ve got some sweet news for you. Recently, I was cruising down Chenal in West Little Rock, just waiting for some hot foodie news to jump out at me, when suddenly, I noticed a shiny new sign at the corner of my eye. Sitting …




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