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Restaurant and food news from around Little Rock

Rock City Eats has been covering the Central Arkansas food scene for nearly seven years now. We’ve had many excellent writers and photographers come and go in that time, and for the past couple of years, it’s primarily been me and editor-in-chief Greg Henderson doing most of the work. For …




It’s been open and going strong for weeks now, but Fidel & Co. in East Village this week will hold its official grand opening. On Friday, Fidel & Co. will be open for longer hours and feature more food items on its menu. Also, co-owner Raul Rivera will be visiting …




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 …




It wasn’t long after Gusanos closed their doors in Little Rock’s River Market that a new concept was announced for the location. Now The Library Kitchen + Lounge is opening today bringing a very different approach to one of the River Market’s premier storefronts. Stepping inside, the space looks nothing …




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 …




There are more than a few of us out there that were children of the ’80s. Many of the memories of childhood, the good ones anyway, were eating bowls of sugary cereal and watching Saturday morning cartoons. It is a feeling that Trash Creamery in Bentonville captures from the moment …




Our whole Rock City brand was originally created with the purpose of highlighting and promoting local businesses. It is why we focus hard on the local restaurants here, and every extension of what we do carries the same mission. Over the years our work has been increasingly behind the scenes …




Stifft Station cafe and bike shop The Meteor will close its Little Rock location at the end of this month. Its last day is December 1. The Meteor took over the former Spokes bicycle shop in July 2017 and quickly became a reliable community hub for the Stifft Station and …




Less than a year after opening, The Capital’s Seafood House in downtown Little Rock appears to be closed. The electronic marquee last week read “Closed” all week; now, it’s turned completely off and several signs and posters have been removed from the windows. There’s been no response at the listed …




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