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Yesterday I put out a call to the restaurant industry to band together to encourage local eating. There are some natural economics behind the industry working together that helps these local businesses become more profitable through cooperation. But what does this mean for the other 99% of us who are …




Typically on Rock City Eats we talk about food. What food we are eating, the artistry a local is using, restaurant openings (or closings)… things like that. It is time to have a candid conversation about business however. See, when I started Rock City Eats nearly a year ago it …




  Great deals and values are all around us here in Little Rock. You just have to find them. Here are eight you won’t want to miss, all located in downtown. $1 Menu at Brown Sugar Bakeshop Did you know that Brown Sugar has a $1 dessert menu? They do …




My weekly views… New storefront: We’ve been giving plenty of love this week to the new Le Pops storefront in the Heights, and for good reason … the place has a cool vibe and their product is fantastic. I took down a mango blackberry pop and also had a taste …




A couple of years ago I was lucky enough to stumble across a small popsicle stand tucked away in the back corner of the River Market Hall. This was before the days of proper local frozen treats like Loblolly. What I found was a unique approach using fresh ingredients sourced …




  Great deals and values are all around us here in Little Rock. You just have to be willing to look for them. Here are eight you won’t want to miss, all located in Hillcrest. Classic Kouign Amann at Mylo Coffee Co. Three bucks is a small price to pay …




Chinese takeout at home? Yes please! I stumbled across this recipe a few years ago when I started to look for healthier options for my family. You know you have a great recipe when your family asks for it frequently. Steak and broccoli is surprisingly easy to make and it …




  Great deals and values are all around us here in Little Rock. You just have to be willing to look for them. Here are eight you won’t want to miss, all located in West Little Rock and all pretty tasty eats. Cheese Pizza at Layla’s For $4.99, yes, that’s …




I began what I consider my career in 2007. I was working in the (then) Metropolitan building at a local web design firm. Rock City Times, Rock City Eats and my love of food in general were barely a twinkle in my eye. Lunch dining options in downtown were scarce, …




I love the start of summer time in the state for only one reason. Grilling. It makes the unbearable heat is a little better next to some hot coals with a cold cocktail. When most people think grilling they think meat. My favorite things to grill are actually fruits and …




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