South on Main

It feels like we say this every few months, but major congratulations are again in order for Little Rock’s Rock Town Distillery. The distillery features prominently in the upcoming 2020 release of Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible with five whiskeys rated as “Liquid Gold” in the annual guide. All five were …




One of Little Rock’s better affordable dining options has closed. Chicago’s Phillys and Gyros on University Ave. announced last week it would be shutting the doors on its restaurant across from UA Little Rock. Owner Fred Farrah announced on Facebook that he is working on a new location somewhere in …




It was Saturday morning in Bentonville, and Rock City Eats editor Greg Henderson, Brewed in Arkansas editor Becca Bona and I were planning out our day. We had to stop at several breweries and had a couple of ideas about lunch, but no dinner plans. After debating a few spots …




It’s spring break this week, and there’s not much happening around Little Rock’s food scene, so we’ll keep this brief. First, if you’re stuck in town this week, South on Main wants to make it a bit easier on your family. All this week, kids ages 12 and under eat …




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 …




Atlas Bar in SoMa seems to be going through what every bar and restaurant that opens in Central Arkansas has to deal with: waiting for permits to be processed. Atlas Bar was supposed to have its grand opening yesterday, but at least one of its permits isn’t ready at this …




One of Central Arkansas’ best annual releases comes Wednesday at Flyway Brewing. For the third year, Flyway is releasing its Lord God Imperial Chocolate Stout, an 11 percent ABV booze monster that packs a lot of flavor. This is a triple chocolate stout brewed with cacao nibs from Izard Chocolate. …




North Little Rock-based catering business Simply the Best has closed. The business shut down last week after the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration issued a close order due to nonpayment of state sales tax. The company’s website and Facebook page have both been shut down. There are several people …




Once again, we find ourselves reporting on more international recognition for the absolutely brilliant Rock Town Distillery in the SoMa neighborhood. This time around, the adulation is coming from the 2019 iteration of The Whisky Bible, written by renowned whiskey connoisseur Jim Murray. Four different Rock Town spirits received a …




One of the state’s most underrated food festivals is this weekend in downtown Little Rock. IndiaFest 2018 is Sunday at the Little Rock River Market pavilion and amphitheater from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. While there are plenty of festivals that get more attention, IndiaFest might just have the best …




Back