In Staff Picks, each of us tells of our favorite foods around town. We each get three top picks, so if a dish or drink falls on this list, you know it’s got to be good. This time, we’re embracing the warm weather with our favorite easy-drinking beers in Central …




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Cornbread is one of those stereotypically Southern foods, like fried chicken and greens, that are ubiquitous but rarely well done.  Boxed mixes promise an easy product, but none are particularly good.  Shoot, many are sweet.  Sweet cornbread?  That’s not okay. Luckily we’ve got a good recipe.  It’s from Georgia Weaver, …




Welcome to “Around the Rock,” a weekly peek into my culinary adventures and a means to keep you in the loop with all the happenings in our Little Rock food scene. I finally checked out South on Main during the evening hours. No surprise, the entire dining experience—from the food, …




We begin with a simple premise here at Rock City Eats. Food is subjective. Different people like different things for vastly different reasons. What we try to do is focus on the art of food and appreciate the qualities about it. Much like an art historian will appreciate at brush …




Welcome to “Around the Rock,” a weekly peek into my culinary adventures and a means to keep you in the loop with all the happenings in our Little Rock food scene. I was honored to take part in the Arkansas Womens Bloggers annual convention (held this year in Little Rock) …




Some foods really lend themselves to cooking at home.  Barbecue and soul food especially.  And, on the other end of things, are the foods that are hardly ever cooked at home, and sushi may well be at the top of this list.  But- it’s not impossible.  And, in fact, with …




Fried okra.  It’s a southern classic, and I love it so much.  My grandparents were farmers in northern Mississippi, and fried okra was part and parcel of their usual midday meal, which also usually included field peas, cornbread, fresh onion, and peppers.  A country dinner like this is pure comfort …




Welcome to “Around the Rock,” a weekly peek into my culinary adventures and a means to keep you in the loop with all the happenings in our Little Rock food scene. And these days, there’s a lot going on. So let’s get right to it!




At Rock City Eats, we are big burger fans. Each month we will take a burger from around town and let you know what we think. Several weeks ago Mugs Cafe tipped us off to their new burger launch. In a little over a month since opening, Mugs has quickly …




Coffee is one of the most heavily consumed products in the United States. A recent study showed that an amazing 83% of adults have drank coffee in some form last year. Despite the somewhat staggering numbers, the majority of people seem perfectly happy with a completely awful cup of coffee. …




This week in food news is best described as an identity crisis. We see 2 restaurants switch their name and one finally hang up the apron. The House Closes  I loved the House, a Gastropub/Burger Joint located just off of Kavanaugh on Palm, when they first opened. My wife and …




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