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The River Market in Little Rock already has that Dickson Street vibe with several places along the stretch having a significant Fayetteville influence. Now one of Dickson Street’s most popular bars is heading to Little Rock in Cannibal and Craft. Cannibal and Craft opened in Fayetteville in 2015 bringing one …




The rejuvenation of Pine Bluff has been talked about for a decade now. During much of that time it has been a one step forward, two steps back effort. We even went down for an event almost 2 years ago that promised to be a glimpse at the future, only …




The first restaurant in the 1424 SoMa building is set to open this November with a new location of the small Atlanta based chain, The Original Hot Dog Factory. The 1424 building in SoMa has been in various stages of planning and development for several years now before finally being …




One of the greatest things about a food truck is that it can be anything you want it to be. While it is rare in central Arkansas, I have a number of friends operating multiple concepts out of a single truck in NWA. It is fun when trucks have contrasting …




What is Little Rock cuisine? It is a question we’ve asked here several times before, for us we see it as a melting pot of influences from soul food, delta food, Memphis bbq, Tex-Mex, and cajun. It is also a question that Rock City Kitchen (no affiliation with Rock City …




A new breakfast spot is in the works for Hillcrest, coming next spring from the the owners of La Terraza Rum & Lounge and Graffiti’s. They have not decided on a name for the spot yet, but it will be located at 3000 Kavanaugh at the previous M Salon spot, …




As a once in a lifetime tropical storm moves into Little Rock, several restaurants and food trucks are announcing closings. We will keep a running list here. If you know of a closing email me at greg@rockcityeats.com or comment on the facebook post and we will add it. The Lab …




Little Rock doesn’t quite roll up the sidewalks out night anymore, but trying to find a good bite to eat late (or early, however you view it) from something other than a fast food joint or Waffle House is still a challenge. Charlee’s Goodtime Drinkery located in the Prospect building …




There are few restaurant concepts as ambitious in the state as Cypress Social, and none more important to the surrounding restaurant scene in recent memory. After a few months of delays due to COVID, they are ready to open the doors next Tuesday (August 18th) to what will likely become …




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