West Little Rock – rejoice! A new local option has opened up for sushi lovers – and upon first glance – it looks promising. Stealthily, not unlike a martial arts master, Ninja Bar, Sushi & Grill opened its doors to the public at the beginning of August. Located on 5501 …




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Ever wonder what makes some of Little Rock’s food personalities tick? Rock City Eat’s latest series, Food Insider, takes a look at individuals who are helping change the landscape of our city’s culinary scene. Whether they’re in the kitchen, managing a storefront, farming land or running a food truck … …




Kemuri, Jerry Barakat’s latest venture in the Little Rock restaurant world has now been open for several weeks, and, as such, I felt it was time to pay one of Hillcrest’s new establishments a visit. The scene: Kemuri serves up Japanese cuisine in a hip, yet inviting atmosphere. The menu is …




My weekly food views… Thanks to La Regional (7500 Baseline Road), my search for Little Rock tamale supremacy is over. Pass on the chicken in favor of pork, which is a ton more tender and flavorful. The masa-to-meat ratio is spot-on, meaning the restaurant isn’t stingy with the meat, one …




Breakfast fads come and go. Seems like most items get their moment in the sun at some point. Pancakes? Always a classic. Waffles? People are going nuts with waffles right now. Grits? Yep…we’re eating a lot of grits lately. But what about the lowly muffin? Have you forgotten about about …




Loblolly Creamery’s seasonal fall flavors are out! And after sampling them, I can personally tell you a trip down to The Green Corner Store should probably be in your immediate future. Here’s a rundown: Pumpkin Cheesecake: a burst of tangy Bulgarian buttermilk swirled in with Hardin Farms pumpkins Caramel Apple: …




The B-Street Rib off is back for another year, this year moving north of the river to Argenta. For those of you who have not attended in the past, the Rib Off is a BBQ cooking competition that supports the American Cancer Society. In previous years the event has taken …




My weekly food views… Boy, last Saturday was a gorgeous day to attend the Main Food Truck Festival Street. We arrived early to beat the crowds, which is always a sound decision for popular food events. Unfortunately, my limited sampling of the food proved to be mostly pedestrian. Katmandu MoMo’s …




Working remotely either on your own or for another company offers nice benefits such as flexible schedules and no commute time. I have worked remotely for the past two years and believe me, there is a lot to love about it. In the course of working remotely one thing is clear, you …




With a steady stream of new restaurants opening their doors to the Little Rock dining public, there seems to always be something new to be excited about. You wonder, sometimes, which will establishments remain popular and maintain the attention they received when first opening their doors…and which will fade out with …




My weekly food views… A second lunch at Cache, the first since the restaurant’s opening week, was steeped in mediocrity. While the dinner menu looks to be somewhat adventurous, the lunch options of salads, sandwiches and pizzas seem a tad mundane. My turkey melt was good, not great, and certainly …




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