Good Tasting

What we’re eating this month

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Maple-and-Herb Sausage Home Skillet

Lost Forty Brewing, Little Rock

Just because “beer” doesn’t necessarily scream “brunch” doesn’t mean you should rule out this east Little Rock brewery for your next lazy Saturday-morning meal. (Case in point: The smorgasbord they’ve dubbed “Home Skillet.”) And if you just really can’t do without that mimosa, try Lost Forty’s blend of Day Drinker Belgian Blonde and fresh OJ. (501 Byrd St.; lost40brewing.com)


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Deep-fried Croquettes

Four Quarter Bar, North Little Rock’s Argenta

To dig into one of these disks of breaded and fried goodness is to know its name. (“Croquette” comes from the French word for “to crunch,” after all.) The version served up at this new New Orleans-themed bar (called “Trolley Wheels” on the menu) comes stuffed with pulled pork, celery and green onions—which, as far as we’re concerned, is cooking’s true holy trinity. (415 Main St., North Little Rock; fourquarterbar.com)


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Duck Confit

Skye’s Little Bistro, Little Rock

Previously home to The Clean Eatery, this little nook off Third Street’s Stratton’s Market has now been transformed into a sprightly bistro that feels surprisingly continental. Add a French-inspired menu that includes house-made duck confit—a gloriously gamy, spectacularly savory duck leg preserved and then cooked in duck fat—and you have a match made in Francophile heaven. (403 E. Third St.; facebook.com/skyeslittlebistro)