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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.

Back in April, we first reported that longtime Argenta District favorite, Ristorante Capeo, would be adding a pizzeria inside the restaurant. Well folks, pizza has arrived. “We’ll be offering Neapolitan style pizzas cooked in a wood burning (only) oven. We will open for lunch starting Monday, June 15,” says chef Eric …




You could drive past the little black mailbox on Highway 63 and never notice Tanner Farm. We did. Twice. There isn’t a huge sign or lavish gate, but as you turn in and gaze upon rows of meticulously grown fruits and vegetables, you quickly realize why this is a place to …




Looking to stay on top of all the local brew news? Becca Bona has you covered. Are you ready for some catfish, craft beer, and fun in Arkadelphia? Arktoberfest is coming October 10! Here’s what to expect: the opportunity to sample craft beers from around the state, a catfish dinner …




Two west Little Rock restaurants, La Casa Real and Bill’s Country Kitchen, have closed. While the latter only lasted about six months, La Casa Real (11121 N Rodney Parham Rd) had a more successful run in the Market Place Shopping Center over the past few years. Unfortunately, it seems that …




This from BASH Burger Co.: “BASH Burger Co. has finally locked down a permanent location for our truck. We will be located at 2122.5 Military Rd in Benton, which is off exit 118 behind Kum and Go (old Denton’s Trotline parking lot). We are still shooting for a grand opening …




My recent ventures into Rock City’s food scene… A lunchtime dish at Maddie’s Place of chicken thighs with risotto, along with an appetizer of alligator bites, hit the spot…as did the insanely delicious bread pudding for dessert. Do not pass on the aforementioned alligator bites. Meaty and seasoned to perfection, the …




In our latest monthly series Feed Back, we pose a question on the Rock City Eat Facebook page. This question will typically ask for reader suggestions on what dish to eat at a specific restaurant. One of the reader responses is picked, dish is eaten, and a review is written. …




Chef Arturo Solis, who was part of executive chef Joël Antunes’ original crew at Ashley’s in 2013, has been named the chef de cuisine at Capital Bar & Grill. Solis is a Le Cordon Bleu graduate, and along with his time at The Capital Hotel, has worked at several luxury …




We have an update on the new pizzeria inside Capeo. This from Chef Eric Isaac: “We are almost done with the construction. The oven was delivered last week, and we will start the curing process tomorrow. If all goes well we should be open for lunch and start the pizza …




What inspired this post? Frankly, it was a combination of things–years of readers saying we had no places to eat out late at night and fellow writer Becca Bona’s persistence that I put a damn list together. So here we are. How does a restaurant/bar make this list? They have …




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