Best of the Rock

The Fold Botanas & Bar: If you’re sensing a trend, it’s that Margaritas are always made better when enjoyed on a patio. The house marg is excellent, and is made with Lunazul Reposado. The best thing about the Fold besides the drink quality is the ability to customize. Choose from …

You’ve asked, so we delivered – a guide to Rock City’s quintessential dives. Before you start reading, however, let’s talk about what a dive is. While I can’t guarantee that I’ll check all of your boxes in this round-up of local offerings, I do want to say explain my criteria. …

Maybe Sunday night is your designated date night. Maybe you simply need a break from cooking and want to get out the house. No worries – it turns out that you can take Sunday dinner on the road. Here’s a nice starting list of various options to nosh on Sunday …

Don’t let prices keep you from supporting your local eateries. We’ve rounded up a few star dishes that dapple our favorite menus so that next time you’re out you can eat, save, and do it all again. Faded Rose – An institution in Little Rock, if you like creole and …

The Broadway Bridge closure has certainly wreaked havoc on downtown traffic, especially anyone needing to cross the river. However there are some really great spots worth visiting, that one little bridge problem (ok big bridge problem) shouldn’t stop. Here are some of our favorite places to eat in North Little …

The first snow of winter has come and gone, and though Arkansas weather is anything but consistent, we are certainly in the middle of our cold season. If you’re like me, this is the time of year where you look for your favorite comfort food dish. Forget the calorie-counting; familiarity, …

By all accounts, 2016 was not the best year. Just on the food side we had some major restaurant closings (Hillcrest Artisan Meats, Heirloom, and many others), fires (Midtown Billiards and Three Sams), and seriously underappreciated talent leave the local food scene (Arturo Solis, Trevor Swedenburg, and others). Still there …

There is nothing in the food scene that Little Rock does better than drinks. Don’t misunderstand; there are outstanding restaurants and chefs in Central Arkansas that are doing outstanding work. But for its size, the Little Rock area has a simply staggering amount of quality breweries and bars (and one …

Desserts in Little Rock took a hit in 2016 with the closings of Just Desserts by Zara and Kelli Marks’ Sweet Love Bakeshop, both of whom were tremendous bakers who made lasting impacts on Little Rock’s food scene. But even with these losses, diners with a sweet tooth in Little …

In 2016, Little Rock eateries continued to crank out top-notch dishes; however, many of these plates came from unexpected places. When we got through putting together our list of the 20 best plates of 2016, we found several came from bars or breweries, three came from special dinner events, and …

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