Cocktails

Nestled in Pavilion in the Park, Trio’s Restaurant is a local gem that has maintained a quality of service and unwavering excellence for many years. We recently sat with Bar Manager, Merrick Fagan of Trio’s Restaurant to get the skinny on the new tropical, Tiki-inspired cocktail menu, which will make …




Summer cocktails in Arkansas are always an interesting thing. The days begin to get long and hot, so drinks are a bit of a conflict. Either they go light and refreshing for scorching afternoon drinking, or they go a bit heavier for late evening patio drinking as the sun and …




The bar at South on Main has seen very few changes since opening almost 4 years ago. That is not a bad thing either, it has been consistently one of the top bars in the city. Recently the original bartender David Burnette left to take an opportunity managing Ciao Baci, thankfully …




The Fold Botanas & Bar: If you’re sensing a trend, it’s that Margaritas are always made better when enjoyed on a patio. The house marg is excellent, and is made with Lunazul Reposado. The best thing about the Fold besides the drink quality is the ability to customize. Choose from …




Spring cocktails are usually floral and fruity, as see in the other two menu updates that we have put out this week. Spring is also however the official return of ice cream weather, not that we ever really lost ice cream weather this year. The folks at Raduno and neighboring …




You can expect three things when Trio’s Restaurant rolls out a new cocktail menu: a tiki drink, well-crafted originals, and that one cocktail you can’t find elsewhere in the Rock. Barman Merrick Fagan has definitely delivered on his latest Spring Cocktail menu, which has a little bit of something for …




We have covered dozens of seasonal cocktail menus at this point, and hands down Spring menus are always the most interesting. Between strong aromatics that come in through clever use of floral accents to the diversity of flavors using various fruits, Spring cocktails are the best. When you are faced …




Menus get changed at restaurants all the time for various reasons. Sometimes it is flavor profiles of the season (regardless of which season Arkansas Weather actually wants to pretend to be), sometimes it is the availability of local produce, but usually it is just to do something new and keep …




Technically, if you consult the calendar – it’s winter – regardless of the fickle Arkansas weather. And, winter is only made better by cozying up to the fire with a delectable cocktail in hand. If you’re looking for the comforts of the hearth in your drinks you have to check …




Every bar has those bottles that it considers “top shelf.” These are spirits that are usually rare, delicious and, yes, expensive. Every now and then, the bartender reaches for one of these bottles to serve a curious customer or fulfill a special occasion request. But for the most part, the …




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