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Kevin Shalin

Kevin Shalin
Kevin Shalin has spent time writing about all things food related in both Houston and Boston over the past four years but is now firmly entrenched in the burgeoning Little Rock food scene.

A few weeks ago, Daniel Walker found out that Slader’s Alaskan Dumpling Co. was not only going mobile with a new food truck, but that it would be stationed in the Little Rock area. Well, he just found out some specifics from owner Slader Marshall … and it’s good news: “The …




Ever wonder what makes some of Little Rock’s food personalities tick? Food Insider takes a look at individuals who are helping change the landscape of our city’s culinary scene. Whether they’re in the kitchen, managing a storefront, farming land or running a food truck … we’ll delve into both the …




Lost Forty Brewing and The Pantry Crest are teaming up for a 5-course summer beer pairing dinner on July 12 at 6 p.m. Tickets are $60 ($10 off when you reserve a seat before July 11). Call 501-353-1875 to reserve your ticket. I honestly know nothing about it other than …




Flavor of India, located at 11121 N. Rodney Parham Rd, Suite-40B, is having its Grand Opening on July 9 at 11 a.m. As a lover of Indian food, I’m very excited Little Rock is adding another restaurant to an already excellent list that includes Taj Mahal, Star of India, Desi …




It’s hotter than hell outside and the only way to beat the heat, besides jumping into the nearest pool, is to find your favorite cool treat around Little Rock. They come in all shapes and sizes and aren’t just found at Loblolly Creamery (although they will get a mention later …




FRESH An Urban Eatery is a new fast casual restaurant located a stone’s throw from the capitol building at 1706 3rd Street.  With only 6-7 inside tables (and a few on the outside patio), the eatery is certainly small, but it’s that coziness, along with rustic ascents and a bright green …




Our very own Daniel Walker did a little snooping and found out this nugget from Slader Marshall, owner of Slader’s Alaskan Dumpling Co. up in Searcy. Looks like things are about to go mobile. Says Marshall, “The truck should be finished next week. We have all our licenses and the …




What better way to learn a little bit about many of our area’s Happy Hours than in one, comprehensive post? When it comes to finding good deals on drinks and food, we’ve got you covered with A Look at 30 Happy Hours in Little Rock. 109 & Co.: Happy Hour is …




DownHome Restaurant & Catering recently moved into a new building at 9219 Stagecoach Road. Hours are Monday-Thursday from 6 a.m.-2 p.m., Friday from 6 a.m.-9 p.m., and Saturday from 6 a.m.-2 p.m. The restaurant plans to serve breakfast all day with lunch starting at 10:30 a.m. As always, you can call …




My recent ventures into Rock City’s food scene… It’s pretty tough for me to resist ZAZA’s salad of the month. I guess June’s edition, the Arkansas Blueberry Waldorf Salad, proved to be too difficult for me to pass up as well. An enormous bowl of mixed greens, Cedar Rock Acres …




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