Little Rock’s food scene is at an all-time high. With it, comes an increase in writing on blogs, publications and social media. This is a good thing. These insights and opinions get people talking, helping lead to a stronger food community. The Around Town Round-Up grabs links from a variety of sources throughout the city, putting them all in one post for your reading pleasure. So, let’s get to it.

I was watching television the other morning and saw Julianne Bitely talking food. This is her “Holistic Health and Nutrition” blog. Check it out.

Are you up for some of the biggest food challenges in Central Arkansas? If so, go to Sync Weekly for a full rundown of what’s out there (I’ll even be witnessing one of these this weekend).

Restaurant reviewer connoisseur Emily Van Zandt takes on One Eleven.

Steve Shuler has the first look at Good Food by Ferneau and Butcher & Public.

You know who’s back? Daniel Walker, that’s who. Here’s a look at his latest installment of Cheers and Jeers. He’s doing more cheering than jeering this time around.

Looking for ways to use apples in your baking? Lee Hogan has you covered.

Joel DiPippa gives you his views (including Best Bar, Best Bartender, and Best Happy Hour) in this in-depth “Toast of the Town” post. What’s your favorite bar in town?

This one is a few months old…but what a great read on Rex Nelson’s Southern Fried.

Chef Matt McClure is very good at his job. Don’t believe me? Check out this post from Kat Robinson.

In my latest installment of Around the Rock, I take a look at Baja Grill, Mylo Coffee, Co., South on Main and Little Greek.

Down in Hot Springs, Louis Williams (Next Level) gives you the skinny on Pupuseria Mi Chalateca.

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