There’s a certain atmosphere many people want when they go to a coffee shop, and it extends way beyond good drinks and tasty treats. A coffee shop vibe is cool yet comfortable, a place where you can easily hang out with friends, study alone or have a meeting. That’s exactly …




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It’s been open and going strong for weeks now, but Fidel & Co. in East Village this week will hold its official grand opening. On Friday, Fidel & Co. will be open for longer hours and feature more food items on its menu. Also, co-owner Raul Rivera will be visiting …




For the bulk of our history here at Rock City Eats we have stayed away from the annual reader’s choice awards that represent most other publication’s annual food coverage/sales period. So when we came out with awards I wanted it to be different, and meaningful. Rock City Eats was started …




Current local beer recommendation: Nighty Night Imperial Stout from Lost Forty Brewing (available at the taproom by the glass and in crowlers and growlers to-go) Fans of North Arkansas brewery Gravity BrewWorks will get a chance to revisit some of their favorite beers in Little Rock this week. The Baxter …




It’s not often that the opening of a new coffee shop generates a lot of buzz. You expect it for a new brewery or a restaurant opened by a well-known chef, but a coffee house run by a newcomer? That’s one that usually flies under the radar. Not so for …




There is a lot of news to tell you about this week, so let’s start with one of our favorite spots. Thai restaurant kBird in Hillcrest will observe its annual month-long closing beginning on Monday. That’s right: if you are reading this story as soon as it comes out, you …




It wasn’t long after Gusanos closed their doors in Little Rock’s River Market that a new concept was announced for the location. Now The Library Kitchen + Lounge is opening today bringing a very different approach to one of the River Market’s premier storefronts. Stepping inside, the space looks nothing …




New restaurants and food trucks seemingly come to Central Arkansas in waves. The market will be quiet for months, then nearly a dozen spots may open in less than half a year. Right now, we seem to be in the middle of another mini-boom, with a number of recent openings …




Current local beer recommendation: Early Bird IPA (updated recipe) from Flyway Brewing (available at the Flyway taproom on draft and in growlers to go) Lost Forty’s 2020 IPA experiments continue today at its Freshcut Monday release event. Hoppy New Year pilot batch #2 is a lower ABV ale at 4.2%, …




Over the years we have toyed with various awards focusing on those in the industry that do not always get the focus. We think it is important to build the industry from the ground up and recognize those doing great work. This year we are going to roll those ideas …




Current local beer recommendation: Cumulocitron Oat Cream IPA from Rebel Kettle Brewing Company (available from the taproom in 4-pack cans) This week has a few new releases on tap around town as well as some different hours for the holiday. Let’s start with today’s release at Lost Forty Brewing, where …




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