The food truck business is well-known for giving would-be restaurateurs a chance to get good kitchen experience with relatively low risk. A truck is far less expensive than a brick-and-mortar building and usually does less business, allowing the chef to learn their practice with lower overhead. But the food truck …




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One of the things promised by Delucas Pizzeria when moving to their new location at 831 Central Avenue in Hot Springs was a full lunch menu featuring options above and beyond their standard dinner pizzas. Looks like owner Anthony Valinoti is looking to make good on that promise. The new …




Yesterday’s Mardi Gras celebration means crawfish season has officially arrived at The Faded Rose. For decades now, the David family at The Faded Rose has used the annual celebration to kick off its weekly crawfish special, which will run through the spring. Each order gets a heaping pile of crawfish, …




For whatever reason, whether it’s a restaurant’s small size, out-of-the-way location, or just a lack of publicity, some places tend to fall under the radar with a larger audience. This Rock City Eats series takes a look at these Underrated Places. The restaurant: Taqueria Jalisco’z isn’t the restaurant or the …




This week in Central Arkansas’ beer scene starts today at Lost Forty Brewing, where the brew team is releasing its newly dubbed High Praise Belgian-style Tripel. Lost Forty says this is a beer-lovers brew that eschews trendy ingredients and techniques in favor of a style that’s been around for centuries. …




BBQ is part of the restaurant’s name, but the owner tends to persuade newcomers to give his other sandwiches a go before trying the barbecue. I’ve had the barbecue, it’s pretty good don’t get me wrong, but I think we can all agree to disagree since we all have our …




With owner Richard Glasgow’s return from his annual one-month sabbatical in Thailand, kBird is open again and is making some changes going forward. The changes have to do with the dinner service. kBird will no longer be open for dinner Monday through Wednesday evenings as it has been for the …




The Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Tuesday night inducted three more restaurants into its ranks and recognized an East Arkansas restaurateur who has kept her restaurant running for more than 40 years. Craig Brothers Café (better known as Craig’s Bar-B-Que) of Devall’s Bluff, Keeney’s Food Market of Malvern, and Burge’s …




Rebel Kettle Brewing Company has a new canned release slated to make its debut this week. On Friday, Rebel Kettle is releasing 2019 Spring Cleanin’ in four-packs. (Update: due to the labels being delayed, this release has been delayed until Thursday, March 7) Spring Cleanin’ is a hazy imperial IPA brewed with …




The 2019 class of the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame will be introduced tonight along with several category winners. The selection process comes from nominations across the state, and then the winners are decided on by a committee consisting of several friends and respected colleagues in the food world. They take …




In April 2005, a group of wildlife scientists reported observing several “firm” sightings of an ivory-billed woodpecker in Central Arkansas. Nicknamed “The Lord God Bird,” the last authenticated sighting in the United States was in 1944 in the swamps of Louisiana. Well, it’s with great pleasure I can now tell …




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