Drink

While the COVID-19 pandemic affected many aspects of our life, the hospitality industry in particular was hard hit.  As restaurants and bars were prohibited from having dine-in or on premises customers, there was a great deal of scrambling to find what to do in the interim.  While many restaurants transitioned …




When you think of locations for breweries that have a chance to completely change the Arkansas beer scene, Morrilton is probably not high on the list. If Point Remove Brewing goes according to plan, it will have a significant impact on how the beer business in the state operates. Point …




Our morning french press with Blue Sail

Like most of you, our daily routines are disrupted dramatically by COVID. Between working from home, kids out of school, and restaurants being closed, we have not been able to safely enjoy many of our normal routines. Morning coffee at some of our favorite local coffee shops is a big …




Before we start on the week in Central Arkansas’ beer scene, we at Rock City Eats want to remind you to follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention when supporting our local breweries. We encourage everyone to continue to buy local; however, please make sure you are …




Current local beer recommendation: Low Flock New England-style IPA at Flyway Brewing (available on tap and in crowlers or growlers to go). Lost Forty Brewing today releases its second small batch of hard seltzer, testing another round of flavors for what’s almost certain to be a permanent line in the …




Cocktail menus around town are beginning to change to welcome spring and Big Orange Midtown is no exception. The restaurant built its reputation on the combination of great chef inspired burgers and classic cocktails and the new spring menu shows off the creativity of the bartenders there.  The menu maintains …




Founding owner and head brewer John Lee has been bought out from Rebel Kettle Brewing Company. Lee was the originator of the Rebel Kettle name and helped grow the brewery from a homebrew team into one of the most popular brewing businesses in the state. Rebel Kettle released the following …




At Abbi’s Teas and Things, it’s all about the atmosphere. Her tea house is one of the coziest spots in Little Rock with its comfy vintage furniture and calming ambiance. Owner Abbi Siler’s bubbly personality makes you feel like you’re walking into her home. Though you can find tea at other …




Current local beer recommendation: Tid Bit Wiggly Cinnamon Bun Barleywine at Rebel Kettle Brewing Company (available on draft and in four-packs to go) There are only a few breweries with scheduled events and beer releases this week, but those breweries are pretty busy. Let’s start at Stone’s Throw Brewing, where …




Argenta’s Mugs Café proprietor Michael Hickmon didn’t initially set out to own three coffee shops when he dipped his toe into the bean scene in 2016. But when opportunity knocked just two days after he signed on the dotted line for his second shop, Hillcrest’s Mylo Coffee Co., Hickmon answered. …




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