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Restaurant and food news from around Little Rock

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 …




“It was all a dream … I used to read Word Up Magazine,” said David Hall, Jr. For David and his brothers who own and operate Hall Bros 2 Go, what started out as a dream became a family mission. The Hall family has been serving fresh produce and delicious …




Hey everyone, we have been a little behind with regular Rumble’s updates due to a flurry of closings and reopenings dominating our food coverage and it was easier to manage that through the Facebook page. Continue to check there for any updates on COVID related news as we get back …




When Cathead’s Diner opened in spring 2018 it served as the cornerstone of the East Village business district. It was a look into the future of the area that mixed a historically industrial area with a modern, urban feel. Now it appears Cathead’s is officially closed. The one silver lining …




Yes, usually we are restaurant-related around here, but we occasionally dabble in stories of upcoming places that have the potential to make a large impact in an area. Earlier this week we were tipped off about a suspicious RFQ for the city-owned War Memorial park. If you remember from early …




Atlas Bar today made their temporary closure, which started in March, permanent. The South Main bar and restaurant enjoyed a year run and had hoped to reopen this summer after the shutdown. Talking with owner Tony Poe, the decision did not come lightly and he struggled for weeks with the …




At any other time, opening a new restaurant would still be difficult. The restaurant industry is among the hardest in the business world, requiring both acute business sensibility and plenty of artistry to succeed. But opening during a pandemic represents an even greater challenge and more risks. That is the …




If you are a long time reader around here, you know that we hold Zaffino by Nori in the highest regard. It is the Italian food in Little Rock that we judge all other Italian food by. So we were sad this afternoon when we saw that the beloved North …




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