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It was Saturday morning in Bentonville, and Rock City Eats editor Greg Henderson, Brewed in Arkansas editor Becca Bona and I were planning out our day. We had to stop at several breweries and had a couple of ideas about lunch, but no dinner plans. After debating a few spots …




The food truck business is well-known for giving would-be restaurateurs a chance to get good kitchen experience with relatively low risk. A truck is far less expensive than a brick-and-mortar building and usually does less business, allowing the chef to learn their practice with lower overhead. But the food truck …




For whatever reason, whether it’s a restaurant’s small size, out-of-the-way location, or just a lack of publicity, some places tend to fall under the radar with a larger audience. This Rock City Eats series takes a look at these Underrated Places. The restaurant: Taqueria Jalisco’z isn’t the restaurant or the …




BBQ is part of the restaurant’s name, but the owner tends to persuade newcomers to give his other sandwiches a go before trying the barbecue. I’ve had the barbecue, it’s pretty good don’t get me wrong, but I think we can all agree to disagree since we all have our …




The 2019 class of the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame will be introduced tonight along with several category winners. The selection process comes from nominations across the state, and then the winners are decided on by a committee consisting of several friends and respected colleagues in the food world. They take …




This week we continue with our reader’s choice in the 4th annual Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony on February 25th at the Ron Robinson Theater (tickets are available here) will crown the real winners, but we are curious what you think. As with last week, we will …




I’ve had Maddie’s Place wrong all these years. You see, all along I’ve always thought of the standout Riverdale establishment as a New Orleans restaurant. And with items like jambalaya, gumbo and po’boys on the menu, there’s no denying where Brian Deloney gets his inspiration and where Maddie’s Place has …




The 4th annual Arkansas Food Hall of Fame induction ceremony is just a few weeks away on February 25th at the Ron Robinson Theater. The Hall of Fame takes nominations from across the state and a panel of judges selects the winners in each of the categories. Tickets are available …




February is the sweetest time of the year. No, we are not talking about cheesy Valentine’s Day cards or mystery boxes of chocolate. February is the annual pie month over at the Pizzeria in the Heights and there is a little something for everyone. Pizzeria owner Jacquelyn Pittman operated Palette Catering …




Valentine’s Day is coming up quick. If you are anything like me, you have not even thought about making a reservation yet for dinner. Thankfully we have you covered with some of the best Valentine’s Day special menus in town. Most of the options below are off-menu, multi-course dinners often …




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