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Mauren Kennedy

Mauren Kennedy
Mauren Sparrow Kennedy is an avid mobile and freelance photographer native to Little Rock, Arkansas. Her photography covers a wide variety of subjects, and she relishes any chance to marry her interests of photography and writing in order to tell an intriguing story. When it comes to cuisine, Mauren believes in the words of J.R.R. Tolkien: "If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world." Find her on instagram.

With the shifting of the seasons, we have started to see a gradual transition in our favorite Rock City menus. We recently checked in with Merrick Fagan, Head Bartender and Bar Manager of Trio’s Restaurant, to discuss his exciting and unique new drink additions curated specifically for fall. Inspired by …




Nestled in the heart of Hillcrest, La Terraza Rum & Lounge is a culinary treasure we are quite lucky to have here in Rock City. Featuring a bold Venezuelan-Mediterranean fusion cuisine, the dining experience transports you to a different location entirely – you are no longer a customer entering a …




Drink insider invites you behind the bar to get to know some of Little Rock’s biggest names in brewing, distilling, and bartending. We ask all the awkward questions you were always afraid to ask your favorite drink maker. This time up, we chat with Rob Armstrong of The Fold: Botanas …




I consider myself a proud Rock City native, so I rather abashedly admit that I have never once made my way to Cache Restaurant and Lounge – smack dab in the middle of the River Market – until this past week. Walking in, I am immediately taken aback by the …




Drink insider invites you behind the bar to get to know some of Little Rock’s biggest names in brewing, distilling, and bartending. We ask all the awkward questions you were always afraid to ask your favorite drink maker. This time up, we chat with Sarah Harrington of South on Main. …




With a longstanding tradition of providing high quality fresh and local cuisine, Trio’s Restaurant is a culinary staple in Rock City. Nestled away in a small corner off Cantrell, the blue awning with bold white script attracts locals and travelers alike. This summer, though, the cocktail menu takes it to …




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