There is no doubt 2020 hit the restaurant and surrounding industry hard. It was, however, eased a somewhat by special rules from the state that allowed restaurants, breweries, and liquor stores to deliver beer and wine directly to customers. Those special provisions were only temporary and tied to the COVID-19 …




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There is no doubt 2020 hit the restaurant and surrounding industry hard. It was, however, eased a somewhat by special rules from the state that allowed restaurants, breweries, and liquor stores to deliver beer and wine directly to customers. Those special provisions were only temporary and tied to the COVID-19 …




We had feeling it was only a matter of time after East Sixth Brewing, which changed its name from Rebel Kettle earlier this year, would announce a closing after closing their tap room last month. Today they made the announcement official on their Instagram page, saying the brewery has ceased …




Before 2020 I never thought I would be handing out recognition for how well a restaurant has handled a pandemic, but here we are and this matters a whole lot. Every local restaurant has been impacted by COVID-19. It has costs the local industry millions, taken away countless jobs, and …




Around this time of year I usually announce some editor awards highlighting various areas of the food industry that deserve being called out. We will start announcing these over the coming weeks. 2020, however, was a year unlike any other. Opening a new restaurant this year takes someone who enjoys …




Yesterday the Governor announced that restaurants and bars that have a license to serve alcohol must shut down by 11pm beginning and ending no earlier than January 3rd. The restrictions come as a result of increasing COVID numbers across the state that will only continue to rise through the end …




Chicken and Waffles may be the relative newcomer to iconic southern cuisine, but the Atlanta staple has made a big impact in recent years. We have seen it influence menus here in Little Rock as well as other hot spots across the south. It is the perfect combination of salty, …




Being the first is almost never easy. In the case of Joy Evans and Kristi Scott, owners of North Little Rocks first ever food truck stop The Filling Station, it’s definitely an understatement. The brainchild of Joy, these ladies have had to rewrite the books to see their dreams come …




The local restaurant scene has seen most places reopen their dining rooms now. A few spots, like Allsopp & Chapple, wanted to spend a little more time to make sure they create a safe space for customers to dine while still providing the atmosphere that they expect. The extra time …




Fall weather is hesitantly starting to roll in and with it we are starting to see some new menus pop up at restaurants around the city. It is a welcome site to see a return to seasonal menus, and Petit & Keet is welcoming in both dinner and cocktail menus …




Over the past eight years we poured our heart and soul into the digital pages here on Rock City Eats and our various other publications. The reason I started Rock City Eats and work hard at it for far less pay that I could get doing other things is that …




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