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One thing I have learned in 6+ years of covering the local food scene is if a space is going to make it they have to evolve. This is the case with any business, but it is especially true in the restaurant world. Tastes change, chefs come and go, and …




We cover food all across the city, state, country, and even internationally sometimes. Still, there is a place that each of us calls home. That is the focus of our new series, neighborhoods, where we explore the food and culture of places that are near and dear to us. I …




Maybe I have a soft spot in my heart for the SoMa area because I live in the neighborhood, but it seems that no other area of the city is hitting its stride quite as well as the South side of Main street. With spots like South on Main, The …




For the past 66 years, Community Bakery has been the hub of the South Main community. If you think SOMA is cool now, it cool before SOMA was SOMA. It is the OG of SOMA, the true community gathering spot of the surrounding community. In that sense the name is …




For the past eight years, Rock Town Distillery has quietly been a gem in Little Rock’s food and beverage scene. Along with a strong craft brewery roster, having a high quality craft distillery has put Little Rock on the map for a growing population of food tourism. It is no …




Restaurants can spend a ton of time and waste a lot of money trying to please everyone. Too often we see a place try to offer options that are gluten free, vegan, paleo, or whatever the monthly trend tends to be that is requested, only to see very few sales …




Core Brewing’s new SOMA Public House is set to open this Friday. The space will mark the second location for Core in the Little Rock are and third in Central Arkansas (the other in Hot Springs). The SOMA location will feature 12 tap handles filled with rotating Core beer. The …




We’re coming up on a year now since we first introduced you to the south Main St. pizzeria, Raduno Brick Oven & Barroom. Of course, at that time it went by the name of “Piro,” but that’s old news at this point. What’s more important is Raduno is unleashing some …




Since the opening of South on Main in 2013, pastry chef Matthew Lowman has been an important component of the restaurant’s success. Lowman’s whimsical, yet technical approach to the dessert course was often filled with nostalgic admiration for the sweet treats many adults grew up with. The irony of eating …




South on Main doesn’t treat Little Rock with brunch often, but when they do Chef Matthew Bell and team usually nail it. More regular brunches are on their way for the restaurant, kicking off with Easter Brunch on April 5th. The new brunch menu looks as good as the special …




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