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Daniel Walker

Daniel Walker
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Daniel hails from the beautiful land of Salt Lake City, UT and has a vast writing experience from Dallas all the way to Little Rock. Daniel has written for a wide variety of magazines, newspapers, and publications.
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In truth, there’s really not enough good French options in Little Rock. I’m not really sure why that is…perhaps it’s not the sort of thing the Little Rock dining public demands. But luckily, we’ve got a solid option opening to the public today. La Madeleine is a franchise based out …




Over the last four years at Ciao Baci, it’s been exciting to see the transformation and growth that’s taken place in the food put out by Chef Jeffrey Owen. Owen is a guy who never takes himself too seriously, but always takes his menu just seriously enough. Every time I’ve spoken …




All opinions on food are subjective, of course. But there is one absolutely true, scientifically-proven fact within the Little Rock food world: Le Pops serves up the best shaved ice in Little Rock. That’s not even up for debate. Last year, I dubbed Le Pops shaved ice my unofficial “sweet …




There are few people in the Little Rock food scene as generous with their time and talents as the recently-appointed Yellow Rocket Concepts pastry chef, Zara Abbasi Wilkerson. In the few years that I’ve known her, I’ve witnessed dozens of examples of selflessness on her part, often donating her abilities …




  While we at Rock City Eats tend to focus on the food scene here in central Arkansas, we’ve discovered plenty of great eats all around the state, too. Arkansas’ highways, byways, and small towns are ripe with numerous excellent restaurants, dairy bars, drive-ins, and bakeries of all sort. In this regular …




  I’ve sought out and experienced some fairly unique eating experiences during my food adventures here in Arkansas. I’ve found great food in some very unexpected places. No one loves a hidden gem more than me…and so I keep searching for the next great sweet or savory surprise. But my …




For whatever reason, whether it’s small size, an out-of-the-way location, or just a lack of publicity, some restaurants tend to fall under the radar with a larger audience. This series takes a look at these Underrated Places. In this episode, we take a look at the venerable downtown burger joint, …




Boulevard Bistro was completed and opened just over a year ago—an addition to the Heights bakery and shop that added a full service restaurant and bar to the Boulevard family. The kitchen has been under the watchful care of chef Chris McMillan since its opening, and he has worked tirelessly …




It’s about that time of year, Arkansas. That seemingly minuscule portion of the calendar where Arkansas’ weather is absolutely gorgeous and all you want to do is eat, sleep, work, and play outdoors. While we can’t help you with most of those activities…we do know one of the best dining …




  There are few things in this world as soul satisfying as a warm, gooey cinnamon roll fresh from the oven. But surprisingly, good cinnamon rolls are relatively difficult to come by in these parts. One new business aims to change that…rolling out a new line of sweet rolls and …




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