Cocktails

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 …

Cold weather and holiday stress make these next couple of months primetime for good cocktails. You’ll want to head to the Pantry and Pantry Crest to check out the latest drink menu that barrman Gene Lee has crafted. You can expect a few solid offerings – the popular Bottled Negroni …

We have a new theory that if you drink fall flavored drinks, then the crisp, fall weather will follow. Luckily for Rock City, many restaurants have introduced new drinks into their menus that just scream autumn – including Heights Taco & Tamale Co. We chatted with Bar Manager Jared Teague …

With the shifting of the seasons, we have started to see a gradual transition in our favorite Rock City menus. We recently checked in with Merrick Fagan, Head Bartender and Bar Manager of Trio’s Restaurant, to discuss his exciting and unique new drink additions curated specifically for fall. Inspired by …

Fall is finally starting to settle into Little Rock and there is nothing better than a little cocktail sipping on the patio. Thankfully Raduno Brick Oven and Barrom has a brand new patio on South Main to go with their new fall cocktail menu. The menu is the first for …

You know, it’s not like I didn’t already know the bar at Big Orange Midtown was good. Ever since it opened in 2013, the visually distinctive bar area has played host to some wonderfully talented beverage professionals. Lee Edwards, Ben Bell, Elisa Towbin-Jones, Jarrod Johnson, Dylan Yelenich, Brett Bassett and …

With a longstanding tradition of providing high quality fresh and local cuisine, Trio’s Restaurant is a culinary staple in Rock City. Nestled away in a small corner off Cantrell, the blue awning with bold white script attracts locals and travelers alike. This summer, though, the cocktail menu takes it to …

Growing up in the 80s and 90s we did some strange things to our non-boozy cocktails. First there were the suicides, where we would expertly mix everything on the soda fountain. Then the brilliant idea came to throw different candies and other things to flavor up the sugary concoctions. Big …

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