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Steve Shuler

Steve Shuler
Senior Writer
A long-time foodie, Steve started his career as a news producer with FOX16 News. In addition to his work on Rock City Eats, Steve is the host of the Little Rock Foodcast, a podcast covering Little Rock food. He has also served as food writer for Sync Weekly. Steve and his family have lived in the Little Rock area for 10 years.

It’s not often that the opening of a new coffee shop generates a lot of buzz. You expect it for a new brewery or a restaurant opened by a well-known chef, but a coffee house run by a newcomer? That’s one that usually flies under the radar. Not so for …




There is a lot of news to tell you about this week, so let’s start with one of our favorite spots. Thai restaurant kBird in Hillcrest will observe its annual month-long closing beginning on Monday. That’s right: if you are reading this story as soon as it comes out, you …




New restaurants and food trucks seemingly come to Central Arkansas in waves. The market will be quiet for months, then nearly a dozen spots may open in less than half a year. Right now, we seem to be in the middle of another mini-boom, with a number of recent openings …




Current local beer recommendation: Early Bird IPA (updated recipe) from Flyway Brewing (available at the Flyway taproom on draft and in growlers to go) Lost Forty’s 2020 IPA experiments continue today at its Freshcut Monday release event. Hoppy New Year pilot batch #2 is a lower ABV ale at 4.2%, …




Current local beer recommendation: Cumulocitron Oat Cream IPA from Rebel Kettle Brewing Company (available from the taproom in 4-pack cans) This week has a few new releases on tap around town as well as some different hours for the holiday. Let’s start with today’s release at Lost Forty Brewing, where …




The week before Christmas is usually quiet around Central Arkansas, but that’s not the case this week. Let’s start at Rebel Kettle Brewing Company, which has a jaw-dropping surprise release this weekend. On Saturday at 11 a.m., the brewery is releasing a four-year vertical of its annual RedRumPum in 12-ounce …




This week in Central Arkansas’ beer scene kicks off in a couple of hours at Lost Forty Brewing, where the brewery’s Freshcut Monday release is a Christmas riff on a popular seasonal brew. Lost Forty is debuting Currant Mood: Mulling it Over today at 4 p.m. This variant brew takes …




Buffalo Brewing Company has closed after three years in business. The brewery had recently made the jump from operating within a garden and hobby shop to a standalone business with a taproom in the Heights neighborhood and a brewing operation down Cantrell hill. However, the move didn’t make enough money …




Lost Forty Brewing kicks off the first week of December with a truly whimsical creation. Today’s Freshcut Monday (I’m only typing this once) is Peanut Butter and Banana S’morest Queen Milk Chocolate Stout. This Inception-style variation on a variation takes the S’morest Queen stout released two weeks ago and adds …




Thanksgiving week is here, which usually means a quiet week without much happening. That’s not the case this year, starting with Rebel Kettle and an insane Black Friday line-up. The brewery is releasing three beers that day to go with its Black Friday brunch menu. First up is Mouthful of …




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