Best of the Rock

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 …

Last week we kicked off our Reader Picks series looking for what you all think are the best sandwiches in Little Rock. Nearly 100 entrees later, it is clear that you all love some sandwiches. We decided to break this up into most recommended restaurants and most recommended individual sandwiches. …

We frequently look at some of our favorite dishes around town to eat in different categories in Staff Picks. Every time we make our selections we get tons of comments in about everyone’s favorites, so this time we are turning it over to you. Tell us up to three of your …

It is holiday season, which means in a few days you all will be hitting the stores and shopping. Be sure to take special care of the foodies in your life, and get them something more than a sweater. We have searched some of our favorite local stores over the …

Take a stroll into any Hillcrest restaurant (almost) any day of the week and you will find tables packed with locals and a lively atmosphere. There is a reason that Hillcrest is one of the best dining districts in town. However, walk into the same place around noon during the …

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