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Kevin Shalin

Kevin Shalin
Kevin Shalin has spent time writing about all things food related in both Houston and Boston over the past four years but is now firmly entrenched in the burgeoning Little Rock food scene.

While we at Rock City Eats tend to focus on the food scene here in central Arkansas, we’ve discovered plenty of great eats all around the state, too. Arkansas’ highways, byways, and small towns are ripe with numerous excellent restaurants, dairy bars, drive-ins, and bakeries of all sort. In this regular feature, …




News to know… The Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance is hosting the 5th annual Watermelon Crawl (presented by Bank of the Ozarks) on Saturday, August 8 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. out in Scott. “Come with us into the field to glean the remains of this year’s melon crop. Last year’s crawl …




Ever wonder what makes some of Little Rock’s food personalities tick? Food Insider takes a look at individuals who are helping change the landscape of our city’s culinary scene. Whether they’re in the kitchen, managing a storefront, farming land or running a food truck … we’ll delve into both the …




News to know… Looks like Café Brunelle in WLR is now doing it’s own house blend coffee. Kent Walker Artisan Cheese will be releasing a “special wheel of their delicious Leicester coated in Shamus Stout” this Thursday at 5:30 p.m. The 2015 Festival of Wines will be held on Thursday, …




News to know… We have a new restaurant in Little Rock. I honestly don’t know much about it other than it popped up on my Facebook page, its name is Deliciosas and they serve, among other things, gyros and pizza. Piro changes to Raduno. Greg Henderson has the news. On …




My recent ventures into Rock City’s food scene… Why can’t I have the metabolism to eat at Doe’s Eat Place at least once a month? The restaurant churns out dreamboat steak gut bombs and fried delights. Our 3-lb. Porterhouse was its typical bad ass self—cooked to medium-rare perfection, dripping in fatty juices, …




Little Rock is loaded with delicious shrimp and grits options. Heck, it’s practically one of our city’s signature dishes. I figured a nice list highlighting all of the great options from around town, where to find them, and a little description of each, was a good idea. Maddie’s Place 1615 Rebsamen …




The writing was definitely on the wall for Natchez once the restaurant went to weekend-only hours back in May, but it’s still tough news to read it will be closing on July 25. This from Chef/Owner Alexis Jones via Facebook: “Natchez will have our last dinner service July 25; this has been an incredible learning …




News to know… One Eleven will be celebrating its one year anniversary the week of August 10-14 with some fabulous specials. All specialty coffees will be $1.11 and the Express Lunch will be $11.10 all week (regularly $17). At dinner service, One Eleven will be offering its version of a two-for-one deal. …




While we at Rock City Eats tend to focus on the food scene here in central Arkansas, we’ve discovered plenty of great eats all around the state, too. Arkansas’ highways, byways, and small towns are ripe with numerous excellent restaurants, dairy bars, drive-ins, and bakeries of all sort. In this regular feature, …




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