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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.

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 … …




Rock City Eats has learned that Argenta District favorite, Ristorante Capeo, has started construction and will be opening a limited seating pizzeria. The new space will have its own room but will be part of the existing restaurant. The pizzeria will serve Neapolitan-style pizzas baked in a wood burning oven, along …




South on Main will be hosting Mary & Friends, which benefits the Oxford American, on May 15 at 7 p.m. Join Mary Steenburgen and friends for an evening of music, bites, and spirits. Tickets are $200 per person. “Your tax-deductible donation will directly support our creative projects, such as the …




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. Where: Mike’s Café  (5501 Asher Avenue) The Restaurant: Mike’s Café is a no-frills restaurant …




Jazzlights in the Park sponsored by Ben E. Keith, benefitting the Boy’s and Girl’s Club of Central Arkansas, is scheduled for May 16 from 1 p.m.-9 p.m on the Clinton Library lawn. The event will include plenty of food, merchandise, and full scale entertainment. “Jazzlights in the Park offers a little something …




I love coffee. It’s my life blood. I drink between 2-4 cups a day, and while I’m no true expert on the ways of the coffee bean, I know when there’s an excellent cup of Joe sitting in front of me. In Little Rock, it’s a given that coffee shops like …




What better way to start off your Monday morning than with utter frustration … or absolute joy? It’s “Where Are We Eating?” and we’ll be bringing this work week starter to you every Monday morning at 9AM. Please leave your response in the comment box below. Click on the photo …




How have the first few weeks gone for downtown’s newest eatery … The Southern Gourmasian? “I think it’s gone great. We’ve had a few minor hiccups, but when you go from three people working in a truck to 20 people working lunch and dinner in a restaurant, that’s bound to happen. …




Giving you the skinny on recent eating experiences YaYa’s Euro Bistro is the definition of a solid restaurant. That is to say it’s never a dining experience that will blow your socks off, yet it rarely, if ever, disappoints. My salmon with Brussels sprouts and fingerling potatoes proved satisfactory, although …




** Updated List Here ** Spring has sprung and with it so has the desire to maximize our wonderful weather and dine outdoors. In no particular order, here are Little Rock’s 40 Best Restaurant Patios: 1. Casa Mañana (6820 Cantrell Rd) Very underrated patio. Not too big, but being located …




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