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Tomorrow is the last day to submit your nominations for the fourth class of the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame, presented by the Department of Arkansas Heritage. Every year, the hall of fame inducts three local restaurants that have been continuously open for at least 25 years. Nine restaurants are …




I’ve visited a number of event venues in the Little Rock area, many offering a secluded, rustic retreat for your event. That seems to always be code for a long drive out of the city. Rusty Tractor Vineyards and their event space Sunset Lodge is a quick 15 minutes from …




It has been almost exactly a year since Dos Rocas opened its doors in SoMa with a strong focus on a mix of Latin flavors throughout the menu. Now owners Jack and Corri Sundell are rebranding and reimagining the concept in the form of Mockingbird Bar and Tacos. The Sundells …




Festival season continues this weekend with a slew of some of Little Rock’s most popular events. One of our personal favorites here at Rock City Eats is the Arkansas Cornbread Festival, which is Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on South Main St. Your admission ticket will let you …




Two special dinners are coming up that are well worth your time and money. Regrettably, both the No Kid Hungry dinner and the Blue Plate Special are on the same evening, so you’ll have to choose which one to go to. In the past, we’ve called the No Kid Hungry …




There is no shortage of great events, supporting great causes, and full of great food in October. One of our favorites every year has become the Blue Plate Special supporting Thea Foundation. This year it brings together eight talented chefs to raise money to help promote the arts among Arkansas’s …




We love any chance to support a ton of local restaurants while giving back to causes that matter here at Rock City. That is why for the second year we are excited to work with Heifer International to raise money for their world hunger relief efforts while promoting a ton …




We often refer to Arkansas as a melting pot of various different regional food. From Cajun to Tex Mex, BBQ to Soul food, we blend it all into our own unique cuisine. It also means that we do not get to call many things truly our own. The major exception …




Opening day has been pushed back slightly for the revamped Hillcrest Area Market, or HAM as we’re all going to call it. Originally set for Oct. 1, the market is now looking at opening next Tuesday or Wednesday. HAM is opening in conjunction with the upcoming Hill Station restaurant across …




The biggest food truck festival in Arkansas returns this weekend in downtown Little Rock. Main Street Food Truck Festival is Sunday from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. on several blocks of Main Street and side streets in downtown Little Rock. This year, 86 food trucks and several local breweries will …




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