Good Tasting

What we’re eating this month

Baked Donuts

Baker’s Wakery, Fayetteville

Your first question probably isn’t, Are those donuts? (The discerning reader may have noticed their shape and the word “donuts.”) However, with nontraditional donut materials like “corncake”and coconut, and toppings like sriracha and PB&J, these baked, health-savvy “donuts” are indeed a little different. But dagnabbit, they’re delicious. (693 W. North St.;

Pastrami sandwich

Pea Farm Bistro, Cabot

Look. We don’t know an awful lot—but pastrami? We know pastrami. And we’re here to tell you that, of the many similarly appointed pastrami sandwiches we’ve sampled around these parts, this smoky, black-Russian-rye-bedded beauty with Swiss, kraut and Thousand Island takes the blue ribbon, as far as we’re concerned. (1102 S. Pine St. #9;

“Chocolate soup” with housemade marshmallow and aged rum

Canvas at the Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock

Visually speaking, the Arkansas Arts Center offers an awful lot to take in. Fortunately for those fatigued with sensory overload, the new lineup of artwork-inspired desserts from Kelli Marks of Sweet Love Bakes—including this cocoa confection inspired by Ansel Adams’ iconic Monolith, the Face of Half Dome—allows taste to pick up where sight leaves off. (501 E. 9th St.;