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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.

If you missed the first part of this interview, you can check it out here. We now present the second half of our recent discussion with Chef Matthew Bell of South on Main. Part of what makes talking with chefs so interesting is that many of them are never at a …




Talk about a great get … Arkansas native Chef Felicia Suzanne Willett will host a cooking class at Eggshells Kitchen Co. on April 29 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Cost is $50 per person and tickets can be purchased here. If you’ve ever eaten at the chef’s namesake restaurant in Memphis, then you …




Benton has a new brick-and-mortar barbeque shop. Smokey Haven BBQ, located in a converted house at 1317 Salem Road, was actually started just down the road in a small trailer by Cody Taylor in 2010. After four successful years, Taylor decided it would be nice to have a place where …




Little Rock is filled with wonderfully unique eating experiences that are sure to please any palette. If you’ve lived here for 25 years, 10 months, or are just visiting, there are certain eating experiences that should definitely go on your Little Rock Food Bucket List. Beer and Bones at Lassis …




In less than two years, South on Main has become one of Little Rock’s most popular restaurants, and the man behind it all, Chef Matthew Bell, is now a prominent figure in our burgeoning food scene. No restaurant is without its fair share of detractors, but Bell and his staff …




Over the past two weeks, I’ve made stops in three prominent food cities: Memphis, Nashville and Charleston. While my stay in Memphis was quite short–only spending a night and having dinner at Andrew Michael with dessert stops at Gibson’s Donuts and Muddy’s Bake Shop—visits to both Nashville and Charleston ranged …




One of the most common questions we get from readers is about all the places in Little Rock that offer brunch. And no day is more prominent than Easter Sunday. So we did a little research, asked around, and came up with this list of places serving up Easter Brunch. …




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 …




Leap of Faith Brewing, another addition to the local Little Rock brew community, just announced it’s location. “The actual address will be 701 Magnolia. The building will be completely refurbished with seating for around 75 inside and 40 outside on a deck area,” says brewer Joe Mains. And why North …




Guess what? Piro Brick Oven & Barroom is now open on Sundays from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The regular menu will be available, along with batches of Bloody Marys, mimosas, and bellinis. “We had always planned to be open on Sundays and with the Bernice Garden Farmers Market starting in mid-April, …




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