When times get tough, it’s easy to see who the good people are. It’s been increasingly apparent in two different stories this week. First, Trio’s Restaurant chef and owner Capi Peck has been leading a drive to provide food for the TSA employees who are currently working without pay at …




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Tomorrow, the Department of Arkansas Heritage will reveal the finalists for the 2019 class of the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. This is the third year for the event, which has so far inducted six restaurants into its ranks. To reach the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame, a restaurant must …




When I started to develop the framework of Rock City 7 years ago, I saw one key problem. Local publications were failing to connect small businesses with potential customers. I had spent most of my career in digital marketing working with small businesses, helping them to reach customers, and local …




Core Brewing Company has closed its public house location in the Argenta neighborhood. The taproom’s last day of business was last Monday. Core has not given a reason for the closure, but having two public houses within three miles of each other had to be a factor. Core says its …




True Arkansas Eatery, better known as TAE, has permanently closed less than a year after it opened. The second restaurant by Justin Patterson and Cetera Key was a reverent homage to Southern food, featuring recipes pioneered by black slaves hundreds of years ago as well as modern Southern trends. However, …




On November 8, one of the most destructive fires in our nation’s history started in Chico, California, near the Sierra Nevada brewery. Before it was contained, the Camp Fire burned up 153,000 acres, killing 85 people and destroying more than 14,000 buildings. The Sierra Nevada brewery itself wasn’t affected, but …




Over the holidays, a new addition to Little Rock’s food scene opened its doors in West Little Rock. Mehfil Indo-Mughlai Pak Cuisine is open for lunch and dinner in the former Dixie Café space on Rodney Parham Road. Mehfil is open seven days a week and serves a buffet that …




For this week, most of Central Arkansas’ breweries have adjusted hours for the New Year’s holiday. Be sure to call or check Facebook before making the trip to get a brew. Rebel Kettle is hosting brunch today and tomorrow before closing down on Wednesday for some renovations. John Lee tells …




This time of year is quiet for us, I typically give the rest of the writers a much-needed break while I sit back and plan the next year. Each year I try to combine market trends, credible rumors I hear, and emerging patterns I see in the industry to get …




Desserts represent the good things in life. They’re the goal you reach for at the end of the journey, the treat you reward yourself with, the light and playful side of a restaurant’s menu. Desserts are fun, even when they are layered with care painstakingly thought out. We think you’ll …




At Rock City Eats, we’ve often talked about how Little Rock’s drink scene is at least as good as its food scene, if not better. This year saw the continued excellence of breweries in the city as well as the ascendance of great tea, coffee and spirits businesses. It’s a …




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