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Yesterday the Governor announced that restaurants and bars that have a license to serve alcohol must shut down by 11pm beginning and ending no earlier than January 3rd. The restrictions come as a result of increasing COVID numbers across the state that will only continue to rise through the end …




Being the first is almost never easy. In the case of Joy Evans and Kristi Scott, owners of North Little Rocks first ever food truck stop The Filling Station, it’s definitely an understatement. The brainchild of Joy, these ladies have had to rewrite the books to see their dreams come …




The local restaurant scene has seen most places reopen their dining rooms now. A few spots, like Allsopp & Chapple, wanted to spend a little more time to make sure they create a safe space for customers to dine while still providing the atmosphere that they expect. The extra time …




Over the past eight years we poured our heart and soul into the digital pages here on Rock City Eats and our various other publications. The reason I started Rock City Eats and work hard at it for far less pay that I could get doing other things is that …




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, …




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