Sixteen years ago my girlfriend (now wife) told me she wanted to go to UAMS to study respiratory therapy. I had absolutely no clue what that was. Turns out, I am not the only one. Over the following years, I have seen the profession go mostly unnoticed by people outside …




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  The folks over at Eggshells Kitchen Co. were getting into the holiday spirit this afternoon with their NOG OFF competition. I was able to swing by and sample the entries—all were great and some even dazzled with their strong alcohol content (no complaints). In the end, Barbara Miles took …




Blue Canoe Brewing Company at 425 E. Third Street in the River Market District’s Tuf Nut building (next to Brown Sugar Bakeshop) officially held the soft open of their tap room today (December 6th). Owners Laura Berryhill and Patrick Cowan will feature eight of their own craft brews on tap and in …




Few stretches of road are as eclectic and versatile in its dining options as the angled, sloping street that is Rodney Parham. It’s a path lined in eateries offering cuisine from across the globe with everything from fast food to fine dining. Take a ride down Rodney Parham with me, …




Got a sugar junkie on your Christmas list this year? Step away from those fruitcakes, those boring chocolate oranges, and the ordinary cherry cordials and pick them up something special this year…something produced right here in Arkansas. Here’s a few of the sweetest gifts you can stuff in your loved …




Igibon Japanese restaurant began telling customers today that the restaurant is closing down, the last day will be December 24th. Igibon is located off Rodney Parham in the Valley Village Shopping Center. The Valley Village and The Market Place shopping centers are undergoing extensive construction, which is impacting several of …




  My weekly views… Even after only two visits, I’m quite comfortable with saying Kemuri is one of our top restaurants in the area. There is no better sushi in town, and if you don’t believe me, spoil yourself with the Chef’s Choice Roll, a concoction of whatever suits Chef …




We are turning a lot of our focus at Rock City Eats to the underrated places throughout the city. One of my favorite places to slip off and have a drink and a long chat with friends is Maduro, now that is about to get a lot better with the …




For whatever reason, whether it’s small size, an out-of-the-way location, or just a lack of publicity, some restaurants tend to fall under the radar with a larger audience. Our new series takes a look at these Underrated Places. Where: NYPD Pizza (6015 Chenonceau Blvd) The Restaurant: Technically a chain (several …




We asked you all to share your Thanksgiving meals with us, and it looks like people were eating good in the Rock. Here is a look at some of the Thanksgiving food cooked and served yesterday (click on photo for caption). Meats Sweets Sides




My mother guffawed when, at 17, I told her I was in the running for an award from the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Teachers did the nominating, and I was happy to be considered. My mother, however, found it hilarious. If the patriotic women of …




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