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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.

BASH Gourmet Burgers and More, a food truck that plans to serve the Benton/Bryant area, is set to open in about six weeks. “BASH is a gourmet burger trailer that plans to be located on Highway 5 in Bryant. We are currently still trying to lock down the exact location, but we …




We checked in with Scott McGehee of Yellow Rocket Concepts to see how things went over at Heights Taco & Tamale Co. Says McGehee, “On our first Saturday we had over 70 people standing in line all the way around the corner halfway to Sherwin Williams Paint. I’d be lying …




Any trip inside a restaurant and it is easy to see that food industry people love tattoos almost as much as food itself. We rounded up some of our favorite tattoos from Little Rock food personalities to showcase their ink and get the story behind the tattoos.




Think you have what it takes to name the restaurant? Please leave your response in the comment box below. Click on the photo above for the full image if needed. Winners each week receive our undying respect and admiration. Good luck!




Chicago’s Phillys & Gyros, located in the old Boba Teas & Smoothies spot at 3600 S. University Ave., opened today. The drive-thru eatery across from the UALR campus features a variety of sandwiches, including Philly Steak (with thinly sliced ribeye steak, grilled onions, and Provolone cheese), Chicken Philly, Buffalo Chicken, …




Over the past year, Chef Matthew Bell of South on Main has taken a very active role in the fight against childhood hunger through his involvement with No Kid Hungry. Tonight, he’ll be in New York City at the No Kid Hungry Heroes Dinner on Wall Street. This intimate, multi-course dinner will …




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 … …




Last week, we were able to break the news of the Kent Walker Artisan Cheese opening. So, how did things go? “It was nice and steady…we really got settled into the tasting room. We are going to blow it out this weekend with music Friday and Saturday evening. It will be …




Think you have what it takes to name the restaurant? Please leave your response in the comment box below. Click on the photo above for the full image if needed. Winners each week receive our undying respect and admiration. Good luck!




During my time living in the northeast, I was often surprised by the high number of restaurants offering either a prix fixe meal (full meal at a fixed price) or a chef’s tasting menu (samples sizes of various dishes). A typical prix fixe meal would feature a selection of 2-3 appetizers, …




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