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We have been good friends and big fans of Little Rock based startup Treatsie. First shipping last year, Treatsie offers monthly subscription boxes of artisan sweets from carefully curated small batch candy makers. Think Birchbox meets jam of the month club, but a whole lot better. “There are millions of …




The group that developed popular restaurants Big Orange, Local Lime, and ZaZa’s finally unveiled their latest creation: Lost 40 Brewing Company. The team (officially known as Yellow Rocket Concepts) of Scott McGehee, John Beachboard, and Russ McDonough have a knack for high quality craft beer. The move to brewing their …




Welcome to “Around the Rock,” a weekly peek into my culinary adventures and a means to keep you in the loop with all the happenings in our Little Rock food scene. Well, it was about damn time I ventured out to Doe’s Eat Place on the edge of downtown Little …




Welcome to “Around the Rock,” a weekly peek into my culinary adventures and a means to keep you in the loop with all the happenings in our Little Rock food scene. Color me a tad unimpressed with the award winning Garden sandwich from Jimmy’s Serious Sandwiches. Envision a creamy spinach …




Welcome to “Around the Rock,” a weekly peek into my culinary adventures and a means to keep you in the loop with all the happenings in our Little Rock food scene. Big Orange Midtown flat out knows how to make an amazing ground turkey burger. I had mine with barbeque …




I’m from eastern Arkansas. And like most eastern Arkansans, I love Pancho’s. Pancho’s is a Mexican restaurant in West Memphis that has been there for nearly 60 years, which is frankly amazing. It’s not authentic, but it is awfully good, especially if you have an emotional attachment to it like …




A couple of weeks ago I wrote an article here explaining my hatred of iceberg lettuce. About half of you hated me and half agreed, but one thing was clear, you were very vocal about it. So we are launching a new series called food fight. One of our RCe …




Welcome to “Around the Rock,” a weekly peek into my culinary adventures and a means to keep you in the loop with all the happenings in our Little Rock food scene. Hey, make no mistake, when I’m wrong about a place, I’m not afraid to admit it. I may have …




Saturday mornings around our house begin early, although it has not always been that way. With a 2 year old daughter who likes to sleep in, getting up early is a bit of a chore. One mention of going to the market though and she is up and grabbing clothes …




Cornbread is one of those stereotypically Southern foods, like fried chicken and greens, that are ubiquitous but rarely well done.  Boxed mixes promise an easy product, but none are particularly good.  Shoot, many are sweet.  Sweet cornbread?  That’s not okay. Luckily we’ve got a good recipe.  It’s from Georgia Weaver, …




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