Best of the Rock

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 …




Last week we kicked off our Reader Picks series looking for what you all think are the best sandwiches in Little Rock. Nearly 100 entrees later, it is clear that you all love some sandwiches. We decided to break this up into most recommended restaurants and most recommended individual sandwiches. …




We frequently look at some of our favorite dishes around town to eat in different categories in Staff Picks. Every time we make our selections we get tons of comments in about everyone’s favorites, so this time we are turning it over to you. Tell us up to three of your …




It is holiday season, which means in a few days you all will be hitting the stores and shopping. Be sure to take special care of the foodies in your life, and get them something more than a sweater. We have searched some of our favorite local stores over the …




Take a stroll into any Hillcrest restaurant (almost) any day of the week and you will find tables packed with locals and a lively atmosphere. There is a reason that Hillcrest is one of the best dining districts in town. However, walk into the same place around noon during the …




Fingers crossed that today marks the day that we’ll actually get a touch of crisp air so we can finally enjoy some serious fall weather. It’s about that time to examine some of Rock City’s best fall hangouts. We’ve written about the best patios before, but this time around we’re …




Little Rock is fortunate to have a number of great coffee shops, which is important considering we drink a lot of coffee while covering the food scene in Little Rock. Unfortunately picking our favorite spot is about like picking your favorite child. They all have redeeming qualities that make them …




Happy hour – those two little words are a foodie’s jam. Whether you need a break after a hard day’s work or you just want to catch an early drink in the afternoon, Rock City has a multitude of delectable options for you to try. This go-round, we decided to …




Ask and you shall receive. When Central Arkansas begged for more brunch options – local restaurants responded – and with gusto. Whether you need a little hair of the dog or you’re looking to experience a classy, champagne brunch, Rock City has enough options these days for every type of …




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