Brood Barley

First Time’s a Charm: Brood & Barley Review

In the midst of a global pandemic, good news, especially in the restaurant world, sometimes feels hard to come by.   Argenta’s Brood & Barley is good news.   The long awaited, much anticipated restaurant from Flyway Brewing ownership opened its doors on June 25 with a “slow roll,” dinner-only format for the first few…

Food Trucks of Central Arkansas

Food trucks in Central Arkansas are on the rise, both in actual numbers and quality of food they are producing.   Now, more than ever, these trucks offer an opportunity for patrons to enjoy food in an open-air, socially distanced environment.   Here is a comprehensive, working list of food trucks throughout Central Arkansas. If…

The Filling Station is Ready to Go

North Little Rock’s food scene along JFK Boulevard got another shot in the arm with the recent addition of The Filling Station. It is the brainchild of partners Joy Evans and Kristi Scott, who decided to revamp an old gas station into a food truck court and small farmers’ market.   “In my travels, I…

Top 10 French Fries in Little Rock

Today, July 13, is National French Fries Day, so we must celebrate with a list!   Below are my top 10 best French fries in Little Rock (in ranking order). And you will not find any chain restaurants on this list. Sorry, McDonald’s and Rally’s.   Read, drool, and go find these fries today. The…

Fresh

Fresh Off The Highway

By Kevin Shalin Photography by Jamison Mosley   From fruits and vegetables to honeys and jams, these small markets around the Little Rock area offer a big variety of local goods. The fresh air just happens to be a bonus. Me & McGee Market It is hard to imagine a more tranquil outdoor shopping experience than…

My Top 10 Dishes in June

Each month, I will be recapping my favorite food from restaurants in Little Rock and around Arkansas. Even though these dishes are listed in ranking order, I consider all of them ones I would highly recommend. Here are my top 10 dishes in June. 8-Layer Dip at Mockingbird Bar and Tacos We have all heard…