The fifth annual Taste of the Rock is 5-7 p.m. Thursday, June 4, in the River Market Pavilions. Admission runs $15 in advance and $20 at the door and is limited to those 21 and older. Thirty-four restaurants and caterers will offer food to taste and drink, including Capriccio Grill, Cantina Laredo, Flying Fish, Sonny Williams' and Whole Foods. The complete list of vendors is available at littlerockchamber.com/taste_page/taste.htm.
The Station, the organic, local foods-focused grocery and deli in Stifft Station, has extended its hours and expanded its menu. It's now open weekdays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The menu remains largely unchanged, save for additions like a pesto veggie sandwich ($4.50), a tuna wrap ($3 for a half; $7 for a whole), daily selections of “happy” baby food ($1.99 per serving), box breakfasts and lunches and several catering options. The Station continues to update its new produce and other items on its Facebook page.