There is no doubt 2020 hit the restaurant and surrounding industry hard. It was, however, eased a somewhat by special rules from the state that allowed restaurants, breweries, and liquor stores to deliver beer and wine directly to customers. Those special provisions were only temporary and tied to the COVID-19 …




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There’s no denying that we’re in the midst of this global crisis, and local restaurants and businesses have been hit particularly hard. Across the board, restaurant and small business owners alike have been battling dwindling sales and empty establishments due to the coronavirus pandemic that has many people staying away. …




Before we start on the week in Central Arkansas’ beer scene, we at Rock City Eats want to remind you to follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention when supporting our local breweries. We encourage everyone to continue to buy local; however, please make sure you are …




Spring is normally a busy season for large food-related events. Global efforts to control the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) by limiting large gatherings, which many of the country’s largest events being canceled, are underway. This has inevitably impacted many of the spring food events throughout the city. Some of the …




The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is starting to take hold in Central Arkansas and is in the beginning stages of what will be several weeks of disruptions to everyday life. Thankfully the local restaurant industry is quickly adapting to the new norms in order to provide exceptionally safe environments to eat. The …




Nestled in the heart of Hillcrest, there’s a small and vibrant restaurant with a blue door. The eatery’s history dates all the way back to the 1950s, making it one of the oldest restaurants in the immediate area. But boy, it’s changed over the years! What started out as a …




Our new series, Classic Lunches, focuses on restaurants that have been fixtures in the central Arkansas midday dining scene for many years. Up first, it’s Scallions, a longtime favorite in the Heights neighborhood. The history Open since the late 1980s, this venerable grande dame of daytime dining is noted for …




Yellow Rocket Concepts is growing its Northwest Arkansas presence yet again by expanding their Heights Taco & Tamale concept to Bentonville in the form of Bentonville Taco & Tamale Co. Bentonville Taco & Tamale will take over the 5600 sq ft location at 101 W Central Ave on the downtown …




Little Rock is no stranger to good food. It seems that the food scene is ever changing, with word of new and exciting concepts entering the market all the time. However, there are also many local institutions that have been staples of Little Rock’s food culture for decades. One of …




The much-anticipated Brood and Barley by Flyway Brewing in North Little Rock has announced its new leadership team, including some familiar faces to the Central Arkansas food scene. The headliner is that David Burnette, formerly of South on Main, Ciao Baci and Table 28, is joining the team as bar …




Stone’s Throw Brewing might not be the first place you think of for food. For starters, they do not have an actual kitchen in the small brick and mortar brewery. Yet, despite that minor limitation, they are serving up some of the best brew food in Little Rock in their …




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