It is no secret that we love the Fayetteville Roots Festival. There is no other multi-day festival with culinary programing that matches the quality of Roots. This year features a ton of top chefs from the state as well as a number of nationally known and respected chefs from across …

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Visiting a state park might not be the first thing that comes to mind when looking for your next culinary experience. High above the rest of Arkansas, Mount Magazine State Park is hoping to change that with some surprisingly good cooking at the Skycrest restaurant located in Mount Magazine’s Lodge. …

Just off Walton Boulevard in Bentonville is Northwest Arkansas’ newest spot for breakfast. Just opened this summer, Ozark Mountain Bagel Company serves made from scratch, water boiled bagels, along with Onyx coffee and a variety of cream cheese spreads. Located in the new Macadoodle’s Plaza, Ozark Mountain Bagel Co. is …

Nicholas Clawson started baking bread five years ago, but it was not until two years ago that he was finally happy with the product. After pedaling loaves to his friends, he began to play with the idea of opening his own shop. This spring, that dream became a reality. Nestled …

Much like the mythical city that it is named for, El Dorado for many Arkansans is a place we hear a lot about but rarely find. Part of it is the little over 2 hour drive from Little Rock, which passes the quick trip mark to become a major outing …

Eating breakfast as the train passes by may seem like the beginning of a good country song, but it is an experience worth checking out in Fordyce at the Round Table Coffee Shop. Round Table was built out of an old train depot and sits inches away from the train tracks …

I spend my life in and out of coffee shops and beer taprooms. Some of those coffee shops serve beer, but usually with a small selection. Some taprooms and breweries try to get that warm and cozy vibe of a coffee shop, but usually fall short. Then one day I …

Thanks to our other publication, NWA Eats, I am in and out of Northwest Arkansas all the time. A few times a month I get some questions from someone in Little Rock wanting to take a weekend getaway to NWA. The questions almost inevitably surround Bentonville, which is turning into the …

While we at Rock City Eats tend to focus on the food scene here in Central Arkansas, we’ve discovered plenty of great eats all around the state, too. Arkansas’ highways, byways and small towns are ripe with numerous excellent restaurants, dairy bars, drive-ins and bakeries of all sorts. In this …

I regularly make the trip between Little Rock and Northwest Arkansas, unless you want a burger (several good options in Russellville) food options are a bit scarce for lunch along I40 once you get past Conway. In fact, one of the questions we get asked the most is about food …

The journey out to Arkansas’ most remote brewery took me over four months to make. As I turned down the gravel road I began seriously questioning the trip, and not even real sure if I was in the right place since my phone connection cut out about a mile back …

While we at Rock City Eats tend to focus on the food scene here in Central Arkansas, we’ve discovered plenty of great eats all around the state, too. Arkansas’ highways, byways and small towns are ripe with numerous excellent restaurants, dairy bars, drive-ins and bakeries of all sorts. In this …

Just in time for gusty Autumn winds whipping in cooler nights, MOD Restaurant & Social opens, offering a warm welcome.  The intimate space suffused in clean whites, grounding shades of grey and hints of blush, is wrapped in floor-to-ceiling windows, inviting light to dance throughout.  Whether from the bright Arkansas …

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