Petit & Keet

Our Favorite To-Go Cocktail Options in Central Arkansas

While the COVID-19 pandemic affected many aspects of our life, the hospitality industry in particular was hard hit.  As restaurants and bars were prohibited from having dine-in or on premises customers, there was a great deal of scrambling to find what to do in the interim.  While many restaurants transitioned to doing take out and …

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Rumbles: The Capital's Seafood House Closes, Ceci's Midnight Madness, Cheba Hut Coming Soon

Less than a year after opening, The Capital’s Seafood House in downtown Little Rock appears to be closed. The electronic marquee last week read “Closed” all week; now, it’s turned completely off and several signs and posters have been removed from the windows. There’s been no response at the listed phone number, and the restaurant’s …

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Rumbles: Arkansas Cornbread Festival, Chili Fights, Downtown on the Farm

Festival season continues this weekend with a slew of some of Little Rock’s most popular events. One of our personal favorites here at Rock City Eats is the Arkansas Cornbread Festival, which is Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on South Main St. Your admission ticket will let you taste all the cornbread dishes …

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Rumbles: HAM Open Next Week, Food Hall of Fame Nominations, Cheese Dip Championship

Opening day has been pushed back slightly for the revamped Hillcrest Area Market, or HAM as we’re all going to call it. Originally set for Oct. 1, the market is now looking at opening next Tuesday or Wednesday. HAM is opening in conjunction with the upcoming Hill Station restaurant across the street in Hillcreset. HAM …

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Rumbles: B Street Rib Off, Black Food Truck Festival, Petit and Keet Wine Dinner

September signals the start of event season in Arkansas, and there are several this week worth checking out. The big one is the 11th annual B Street Rib Off in Argenta, one of our favorite food competitions in the state. B Street Rib Off pits dozens of barbecue competitors against one another to see who …

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Growlers: Black Apple Crossing Arrives, Stone's Throw Anniversary, Rebel Kettle 6th and 9th

Springdale-based Black Apple Crossing cidery is expanding its distribution into Little Rock this week with a slew of release parties. There is a release event every night this week, starting with a Q&A session at Vino’s Brewpub tonight, then Lost Forty Brewing Tuesday, Petit and Keet Wednesday, Dickey-Stephens Park for the Travs game on Independence …

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Rumbles: Petit and Keet Wine Honors, Rock Town Turns 9, Pizza D's New Menu

Congratulations to Petit and Keet for being the only Arkansas restaurant named to Wine Enthusiast’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants list for 2019. The two-year-old restaurant was recognized for its focus on French and American wines and for showcasing wines that had previously been unavailable in the state. Petit and Keet sommelier Susie Long is quoted …

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Rumbles: Changes at Nichols BBQ, Ginger's Handlebar Opens, Petit and Keet Turns 2

A series of changes is coming to Nichols’ Smokehouse BBQ in Sherwood. The barbecue restaurant is merging with Woodland Bakery and Bistro beginning May 14. The two will operate under the Nichols name, and the menu will reflect many customer favorite dishes from both restaurants. Woodland was already operating out of space inside the Nichols …

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Rumbles: Cocoa Belle on Food Network, Gadwall's Turns 30, Greek Fest Preview Night

Central Arkansas has had a good run lately on the Food Network. Donnie Ferneau and Amanda Ivy competed on The Great Food Truck Race, Ivy went solo on Guy’s Grocery Games, and recently six Little Rock-area restaurants were featured on the network’s flagship Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. Now, there’s a new Food Network competition show …

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Rumbles: Atlas Bar Nearly Open, kBird is Back Monday, New Food Truck Spot

Atlas Bar in SoMa seems to be going through what every bar and restaurant that opens in Central Arkansas has to deal with: waiting for permits to be processed. Atlas Bar was supposed to have its grand opening yesterday, but at least one of its permits isn’t ready at this time. Whether that’s the health …

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