If you have not paid attention, the south side of Downtown is going through a huge renaissance lately with restuarants, shops, and a number of unique-to-the-city things to do. We have been waiting a bit on one of the most interesting to take shape however, finally the dog-focus Bark Bar …




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There is a reason I love to bake. My mom and grandma always let me stir, whatever it was they were making I was always allowed to help. This recipe is a family favorite. This is my mothers banana nut bread recipe that she has made since I was a …




  My weekly views… I rarely, if ever, lead with a cocktail mention on these weekly Around the Rock pieces, but I just couldn’t pass up the opportunity to have The Morris #2, and all its beauty, featured right from the start. It’s from the creative mind of Dylan Yelenich, …




There are a lot of things to love about Arkansas in the spring. From a food perspective, nothing is better than fresh Arkansas strawberries. Strawberry season typically runs from the last week of April until the first week of June. If you are somehow unfamiliar with Arkansas strawberries let me …




The sun was beginning to set last Wednesday evening as I strolled up to the front of The Faded Rose. I was there for crawfish, and in the end, the night played out exactly how I had imagined. As I walked through the patio and reached for the front door, …




There are a lot of people that don’t like pimento cheese! Before you ignore this post completely, let me convince you to try this recipe. I don’t like pimento cheese and neither does my husband, at least not the creamy semisweet kind you can get at any supermarket. This is …




This year is shaping up to be another great year for new locally owned restaurants in Little Rock. We have already seen a solid opening at Mylo Coffee Co., and the places announced so far seem to be even better. Now that we were released to tell you a bit (we …




  If sweets are your thing, here are my 10 Noteworthy Desserts in Little Rock. Are they the best? Maybe … maybe not. I haven’t eaten every dessert in town, but I have sampled a lot of them, and these are the ones that truly stand out: Chocolate Soufflé at …




Yellow Rocket Concepts™ (YRC), the proprietary group of restaurant concepts ZAZA, Big Orange, and Local Lime in Little Rock, Arkansas, is thrilled to announce our newest restaurant project, Heights Taco & Tamale Company (HT&T). HT&T will be located at 5805 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock, AR in the ‘Heights’ neighborhood. The …




My weekly views… E’s Bistro in North Little Rock quietly puts together a complete dining experience. Well-executed meals are served in a casually elegant, yet unpretentious environment, all at a very reasonable cost. My recent meal of crab stuffed grouper with roasted vegetables, followed by locally grown strawberry shortcake, proved …




  If you’ve ever spent an extended period of time in the Northeast region of our country, you know that restaurant parking can often be at a premium. Hell, more than once I spent 30 minutes looking for a spot in Boston. Even in Little Rock, several restaurants have very …




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