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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.

Sad news as one of my favorite downtown restaurants, Natchez, has announced reduced hours. This from chef/owner Alexis Jones: “In the coming months, you’ll notice some changes with Natchez, we have been revamping and after this week we will no longer be running our lunch or weekday dinner, and will …




Are you looking to save a few bucks but don’t want to sacrifice quality? Then this list is for you! In Little Rock, we have plenty of delicious dishes for under $10. You just have to know where to look. Fortunately, we’ve done all the work for you. But first, …




Pulaski Tech’s 2015 Diamond Chef Competition is set for Tuesday, June 2 at 6 p.m. at the Governor’s Halls III and IV, Statehouse Convention Center. Check out Chef Marc Guizol from The Capital Bar and Grill and Chef Justin Patterson of The Southern Gourmasian as they compete for the title …




It’s been a full year, so I figured it was time to re-visit, and of course, poke a little fun at some of our less than stellar lots in town. Hey, as much as I criticize them, at least these restaurants do offer some form of parking, which is more than …




I waited a few weeks for the crowds to die down at Heights Taco & Tamale Co. and for the restaurant to work out the kinks, but things seems to be humming along just fine, as you might expect for any new edition from Yellow Rocket Concepts. Two visits, including …




Ever wonder what makes some of Little Rock’s food personalities tick? Rock City Eat’s latest series, 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 … …




You won’t want to miss out on Natchez’s First Taste of Spring 5-Course Wine Dinner this Saturday night, May 9 at 6 p.m. Cost is $60 per person (with wine pairings) or $45 per person without wine parings. The menu includes … First course: Secco, Italian bubbles rose, IGT, Veneto …




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Forty Two, located inside the Clinton Library, is set to release its summer menu tomorrow, May 5. “Summer is one of my favorite times of year to sit down and hatch out the new menu. We change ours seasonally (about 5 times a year), but for some reason, summer is …




I know when a great margarita is sitting in front of me. I don’t claim to be an expert in many areas of food, but when you’ve lived in Houston for the overwhelming majority of your adulthood, you know a thing or two about margaritas. Heck, most folks’ post-work Friday …




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