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My weekly views… Maddie’s is the Place: Back-to-back excellent meals at Maddie’s Place have me singing a different tune about this often overlooked and underrated restaurant in Riverdale. And while I still think some of the prices are a tad high, there’s no denying the high level of execution and …




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 …




Daniel Walker of Eat Arkansas and Kevin Shalin of Rock City Eats team up for their monthly Top 10 lists. Typically, a perfect meal starts with that perfect appetizer. And whether you’re scarfing down a plate all by your lonesome or splitting with a group of friends, just know that …




  My weekly views… With the ever-changing landscape in the Little Rock restaurant scene, it’s quite common to overlook and under-appreciate places that have been around for a number of years. Boulevard Bread Company is one of those spots. Specifically, the SoMa location on 1417 S. Main is a wonderful …




My weekly views… Back-to-back fantastic lunches at Capital Bar and Grill has finally eliminated all discontent from a past dinner experience that, quite frankly, soured me on the restaurant for several months. This is due, in large part, to a thoughtful and attentive wait staff whose actions were only trumped by …




The group that developed popular restaurants Big Orange, Local Lime, and ZaZa’s finally unveiled their latest creation: Lost 40 Brewing Company. The team (officially known as Yellow Rocket Concepts) of Scott McGehee, John Beachboard, and Russ McDonough have a knack for high quality craft beer. The move to brewing their …




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. Big Orange Midtown flat out knows how to make an amazing ground turkey burger. I had mine with barbeque …




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) …




We wanted to take a minute to break away from our hard hitting, internationally acclaimed news stories and talk about something very near and dear to our heart. Burgers. Earlier this week Big Orange invited us out for a sneak peak at the progress of the new location in the …




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