First Course: Your Month in Food, Illustrated

1. Crawfish

Visit the Third Annual 6th St. Crawfish Boil at Rebel Kettle in Little Rock (featuring The Faded Rose and three times the crawfish as last year!)

March 31 | (facebook.com/rebelkettle)


2. King Cake

House-made from Will’s Cinnamon Shop in Hot Springs if you wanna go local, Gambino’s Bakery-sourced praline cakes from Legacy Wine and Spirits in Little Rock you want to impress your Cajun friends

Order before Mardi Gras on March 5! | (facebook.com/willscinnamonshop; legacylr.com)


3. Fruity Pebbles Donut

Get ‘em at the new Central Arkansas Hurts Donut, 107 E. Markham St., Little Rock

Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week | (Search “Hurts Donut – Little Rock Arkansas” on Facebook)


4. Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

Grab this rich, savory dish from the Happy Bear Cooking Popup at Flyway Brewing in North Little Rock. (Pro Tip: It’ll pair nicely with a Shadow Hands Stout)

March 13 | (facebook.com/happybearcooking)


5. Coffee

Grab a cup at the brand new Onyx Coffee Lab Headquarters at The 1907, 101 E. Walnut St., Rogers

Opens this month | (onyxcoffeelab.com; @the1907rogers on Instagram)