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Desserts represent the good things in life. They’re the goal you reach for at the end of the journey, the treat you reward yourself with, the light and playful side of a restaurant’s menu. Desserts are fun, even when they are layered with care painstakingly thought out. We think you’ll …




At Rock City Eats, we’ve often talked about how Little Rock’s drink scene is at least as good as its food scene, if not better. This year saw the continued excellence of breweries in the city as well as the ascendance of great tea, coffee and spirits businesses. It’s a …




Let’s not waste your time with a long-winded intro. This was a great year for dining in Little Rock, and here were our 30 favorite entrees of 2018, in no particular order. Duck Tamales at South on Main – There might not be a better restaurant in Arkansas at creating …




From refined to rustic, from brand new dishes to longtime staples, this year’s list of 20 best plates is a representation of where Little Rock’s food scene is right now. It’s a hodgepodge of regional influences, Southern history and even some international input. Fortunately for all of us, a lot …




We in Central Arkansas are completely spoiled when it comes to our drink scene. We have several first-class breweries, one of the best distilleries in the country, and an emerging coffee and tea scene that is making large strides every year. Our beverages are so far above average, that we …




We at Rock City Eats eat quite a lot around town. But in comparing notes for this week’s Best of 2017 series, we found that maybe we aren’t consuming as many desserts as we are drinks and savory dishes. That’s a shame, and something we will be doing better at …




In Staff Picks, each of us tells of our favorite foods around town. We each get three top picks, so if a dish falls on this list, you know it’s got to be good. In no particular order, here are our favorite salads in Little Rock (*and Hot Springs). Becca …




There is nothing in the food scene that Little Rock does better than drinks. Don’t misunderstand; there are outstanding restaurants and chefs in Central Arkansas that are doing outstanding work. But for its size, the Little Rock area has a simply staggering amount of quality breweries and bars (and one …




Desserts in Little Rock took a hit in 2016 with the closings of Just Desserts by Zara and Kelli Marks’ Sweet Love Bakeshop, both of whom were tremendous bakers who made lasting impacts on Little Rock’s food scene. But even with these losses, diners with a sweet tooth in Little …




In 2016, Little Rock eateries continued to crank out top-notch dishes; however, many of these plates came from unexpected places. When we got through putting together our list of the 20 best plates of 2016, we found several came from bars or breweries, three came from special dinner events, and …




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