Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Trivia Question for The Rep

For your chance to enjoy a meal for two at The Rep, 601 Main, Little Rock, answer the question below and leave your contact information. Only your name will be published on this site. All correct entries are eligible for a drawing that takes place tomorrow on MidDay, December 29, 2011.




Having trouble leaving an answer - just email me; click on the address:psmith@katv.com

Trivia Question:

What is the name of The Rep's new lounge/cafe and how did they come up with that name?

Congrats to Lushon Noel - Winner of a meal for two to Cafe Klaser, Heber Springs

Congratulations to Lushon Noel who gets to sample a delicious meal at Cafe Klaser. Lushon, let us know about your experience after you've visited. Meanwhile, thanks again to everyone who watches each week - I really appreciate your support and look forward to sharing more about the unique places I find in Arkansas.

Have a wonderful holiday, everyone!

Pam

Cantina Laredo's Spicy New Year's Plans


(Link to Menu not active from above post - click on this link for additional details: cantinalaredo.com for details)

207 North University
Little Rock, AR 72205
501-280-0407

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Trivia Question for Cafe Klaser, Heber Springs



For your chance to enjoy a meal for two at Cafe Klaser, 1414 Wilburn Road, Heber Springs, answer the question below and leave your contact information. Only your name will be published on this site. All correct entries are eligible for a drawing that takes place tomorrow on MidDay, December 22, 2011.





Having trouble leaving an answer - just email me; click on the address:psmith@katv.com

Trivia Question:

What does Billy Klaser use to stuff his steaks?

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Congratulations to Winner of Gift Certificate to Capers, Little Rock

Congrats to Shannon O'Kelley of Hensley - this week's winner of the gift certificate for two to Capers. Mary Beth Ringgold and the nice folks at Capers have generously agreed to a certificate in the amount of $50. Oh, and Shannon - Mary Beth wants you to say hi when you visit. Please leave us a note here, also, to let us know about your experience.
Bon appetit!




Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Trivia Question for Capers Restaurant, Little Rock

For your chance to enjoy a meal for two at Capers Restaurant, 14502 Cantrell, Little Rock, answer the question below and leave your contact information. Only your name will be published on this site. All correct entries are eligible for a drawing that takes place tomorrow on MidDay, December 15, 2011.






Having trouble leaving an answer - just email me; click on the address:psmith@katv.com

Trivia Question:
What's the signature sauce at Capers?

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Courtesy: Abigail Greenheck

Calling all holiday planners: You can hear those sleigh bells ringing, can't you? Like the most earnest of elves, you're likely doing your spirited best to balance tradition with the unexpected. This holiday, invite a surprising guest to stir up your seasonal soiree - iced tea.

Try out these tasty treats:




Celebrate With Something Bubbly

Ring in the New Year with this sparkling fruity concoction. With just the right amounts of sweet and bubbly, this drink is the perfect toast to 2012.

HOLIDAY GREEN TEA BELLINI
4 servings
Prep time: 5 minutes

1 bottle 100% Natural Lipton® Iced Tea Green Tea with Citrus, chilled
1 cup sparkling apple cider, chilled
1/2 cup peach nectar, chilled

Combine all ingredients in small pitcher; serve immediately. Garnish, if desired, with fresh raspberries.


Tip: For a more authentic bellini drink, use sweet sparkling white wine instead of sparkling apple cider.

Have a Berry Merry Cosmo

Blend the naughtiness of tart with the niceness of sweet for the ultimate pink drink - Cosmopolitans. With pomegranate, blueberry and cranberry juice, it's a sassy, classic way to cheer the holiday season.


FESTIVI-TEA COSMOPOLITAN
3 servings
Prep time: 5 minutes





1 bottle 100% Natural Lipton® Iced Tea with Pomegranate Blueberry
3 tablespoons 100% cranberry juice
3 tablespoons orange juice
1 tablespoon lime juice

Combine all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and pour into chilled martini glasses.

Tip: For an adult version, use 2 tablespoons vodka and 2 tablespoons orange liqueur instead of orange juice.

Sweet and Creamy

With its medley of mint, cream and fruit flavors, this dessert drink is sure to be a crowd-pleaser at your next holiday get-together.

DAZZLING CREAMY DESSERT DRINK
5 servings
Prep time: 5 minutes
Stand time: 10 minutes



2 sprigs mint, large
1 bottle 100% Natural Lipton® Iced Tea with Pomegranate Blueberry
1-1/2 cups light cream or half and half*
3 tablespoons firmly packed light brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh ginger

Crush mint with wooden spoon against side of medium pitcher to bruise. Stir in remaining ingredients. Let stand 10 minutes; remove mint sprigs. Pour into ice-filled glasses and garnish, if desired, with additional mint leaves.

Tip: For a delicious cocktail, stir in 1/2 cup vodka.

*Use fat-free half and half to make this dessert drink lower in saturated fat and calories.

For more wintertime recipes, visit Lipton Iced Tea's Facebook page.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Trivia Question for Stickyz Rock N Roll Chicken Shack

How about chicken and biscuit? Not just any chicken and biscuit... Stickyz Rock and Roll Chicken Shack.....

Want to try them?



For your chance to enjoy a meal for two at Stickyz Rock N Roll Chicken Shack, 107 River Market Avenue, answer the question below and leave your contact information. Only your name will be published on this site. All correct entries are eligible for a drawing that takes place tomorrow on MidDay, December 8, 2011.





Having trouble leaving an answer - just email me; click on the address:psmith@katv.com

Trivia Question:

What's the name of the new chicken fingez flavor at Stickyz?

Congrats to Vanesa Davis - Winner of Lunch for Two to Smokin' Buns

Thanks to all who participated. Appreciate your loyal viewership each week.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Trivia Question for Smokin' Buns, Jacksonville



Now that's smokin'!!!

For your chance to enjoy a meal for two at Smokin' Buns, 24501 Highway 107, Jacksonville (Actually the community of Macon), answer the question below and leave your contact information. Only your name will be published on this site. All correct entries are eligible for a drawing that takes place tomorrow on MidDay, December 1, 2011.


Having trouble leaving an answer - just email me; click on the address:psmith@katv.com

Trivia Question:

What do owners Cory and Miranda Nicholson call their signature sandwich?

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

A Capital Christmas

News Release and Notes From the Capital Hotel:


A Capital Christmas

Capital Hotel Spreads Christmas Cheer with Holiday Themed Classes and Events









There will be plenty of rockin’ around the Capital Hotel’s towering 24 foot Christmas tree, and throughout the entire hotel, this holiday season. On Friday, November 25, the larger-than-life tree will arrive from Oregon at the Capital Hotel where it will be trimmed and decorated before the official tree lighting on Monday, November 28, at 6:30 pm.The tree will boast more than 25,000 twinkling lights, illuminating the grand hotel lobby and setting the stage for festive events and activities throughout the season – from Gingerbread House Decorating Classesto a Holiday Teddy Bear Tea, not to mention Gift-Wrapping and festive music performed by Local Choirs and Instrumental Groups.

The holiday cheer begins On November 28 at 5:30 pm when a local flute ensemble will perform prior to the the official lighting of the Capital Hotel Christmas Tree and the unveiling of the 12′ x 4′ Gingerbread Village.

Children of all ages and parents alike will enjoy the Holiday Teddy Bear Tea at the Capital Hotel on Saturday, December 10. The Tea begins at 1:30 pm and includes traditional tea favorites such as Scones and Finger Sandwiches, as well as child friendly options including Hot Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Jelly, and Ham and Cheese Croissants– plus a glass of Sparkling Wine for adults. On Sunday, December 11 at 2pm, leave the kids at home and join Chris Norwood of Tipton-Hurst to get expert Holiday Decorating Tips and ideas during this two-hour immersion in all manner of holiday arrangements during which guests will be able to create an arrangement to take home.

But that’s just one weekend. Throughout the month of December the Capital Hotel is helping to spread good holiday cheer with a series of Ginger Bread House Decorating Classes taught by pastry chef Tandra Watkins, and every Wednesday beginning December 7, guests dining in Ashley’s for lunch can take advantage of “Santa’s Helper”and receive Complimentary Gift Wrapping[up to three packages] while dining. Local School Choirs and Instrumental Groups will also be performing classical Christmas songs throughout December in the lobby.





Monday, November 28, 5:30pm: Flute Ensemble followed by the Official Tree Lighting and Gingerbread Village Unveiling at 6:30 p.m.


Sunday, December 4, 2pm: Gingerbread Decorating Class with Pastry Chef Tandra Watkins,* $59 pp


Wednesday, December 7, 11am - 1:30pm: Elves’ Lunchtime Gift Wrapping in Ashley’s

Saturday, December 10, 1:30pm: Teddy Bear Tea, $20 children/ $30 adults; Gingerbread Decorating Class,* $59 pp


Sunday, December 11, 2pm: Christmas Decorating with Chris Norwood of Tipton-Hurst,* $75 pp


Wednesday, December 14, 11am- 1:30 pm: Elves’ Lunchtime Gift Wrapping in Ashley’s



Sunday, December 18, 2pm: Gingerbread Decorating Class,* $59 pp


Wednesday, December 21, 11am - 1:30 pm: Elves’ Lunchtime Gift Wrapping in Ashley’s


Saturday, December 24: Christmas Eve Dinner in Ashley’s*

*Reservations required. Gingerbread house decorating workshops are open to adults and children ages 7 and up and children must be accompanied by an adult. Gift wrapping is limited to three pre-boxed packages not exceeding 2′ x 2′ or 3′ x 1′ in size. All packages will be wrapped in Capital Hotel paper.



Capital Hotel
111 West Markham Street Little Rock, AR 72201
501.374.7474 – capitalhotel.com

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Ring in 11-11-11 with 3-Course Dinner for Two at Little Rock's Capital Hotel

News Release:
http://www.simonesez.com/


Once in 100 Years...

Lunch and Dinner Special at The Capital Hotel on 11/11/11



11/11/11 only rolls around once every 100 years, so The Capital Hotel believes it’s a date that definitely deserves a party in its honor! Celebrate this Friday only, the eleventh day in the eleventh month in the two-thousand eleventh year with the following festive feast... 



At the “front porch of Little Rock,” conveniently located at “111” West Markham Street, you may want to keep an eye on the door because the 11th person to walk in for lunch and announce themselves at The Capital Bar and Grill will get it on the house. Come dinner time at Ashley’s, the 11th couple to arrive for their reservation will be surprised with the offer to devour chef Lee Richardson’s 3 Course Tasting Menu for two people, paired with exceptional wines for $111 [excluding Tax and Gratuity.] Dishes may include Melon Salad with Ricotta, Country Ham and Candied Hazelnuts; Whole Roasted Falling Sky Chicken with Local Rice and Farm Fresh Vegetables; and Old Fashioned Crème Brûlée with Oatmeal Cookies. One can be the loneliest number, but when it turns into 3 ones, 111, then becomes an epicurean retreat for two.



The Capital Hotel – 111 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR 72201

501-374-7474 – http://www.capitalhotel.com/

In Honor of Veteran's Day

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Trivia Question for Stromboli's in Conway

Stromboli's is located next to Ten Fitness and Walgreens




For your chance to enjoy a meal for two to Stromboli's, 605 Salem in Conway, answer the question below and leave your contact information. Only your name will be published on this site. All correct entries are eligible for a drawing that takes place tomorrow on MidDay, November 3, 2011.

Having trouble leaving an answer - just email me; click on the address: http:///


Trivia Question:
What was Ken Stauffer's former occupation? What's his wife, Robin's current occupation?

Monday, October 31, 2011

Congrats to Susan Russ, winner of last week's gift certificate

Susan Russ' name was drawn to win a $25 gift certificate to the Brown Sugar Bakeshop in Little Rock. The bakery is located at 419 E. Third St. Susan, please let us know what you think after you've visited.

BTW, the ladies at Brown Sugar, say become fans of their Facebook page or follow them on twitter to find out about specials... and more on a contest where you can win a year's supply of their scrumptious cupcakes!

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Cornbread Festival Next Saturday, Nov 5, Bernice Garden

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For More Information, Contact:
KD Reep, 501-766-1260 or
kelli@flywriteinc.com


2011 Arkansas Cornbread Festival Celebrates

Pure, Simple and Good Food, Music, Community

in downtown Little Rock on Sat., November 5

LITTLE ROCK, AR (Oct. 15, 2011) – What’s more American than baseball and apple pie? That’s cornbread and Main Street, and cornbread connoisseurs far and wide will vote on their favorite trad

itional, nontraditional and sweet varieties at the inaugural 2011 Arkansas Cornbread Festival at 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. between Daisy Gatson Bates and 16th Streets in downtown Little Rock, AR on Sat., Nov. 5, 2011.

Competitors include professionals, who are those making cornbread for a living, and amateurs, who are those who have made cornbread all their lives. Both those attending the festival as well as a celebrity judging panel will determine the best cornbread in the state in traditional, nontraditional and sweet categories as well as the best overall winner. In addition, the best professional winner will receive an invitation to showcase their cornbread at the 2012 New Orleans Road Food Festival. Samples for the 2011 cornbread competition are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Enjoy blues, bluegrass, folk and gospel music while strolling vendor booths for Arkansas goods, learn about nonprofits and their important work in our community, play games and experience South Main for its commitment to heritage during its modern revitalization.

Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for children 6-12 years old and free for children five and under. Pets are allowed. For more information about the 2011 Arkansas Cornbread Festival, visit http://www.arcornbreadfestival.com. For questions regarding participating in the festival, contact Liz Sanders at bernicegarden@gmail.com or call 501-617-2511.

Cornbread Competitors

The judging criteria are based on flavor, texture, aroma, appearance and creativity.

Samples are on a first-come, first-served basis. Make sure you get here early to enjoy all the wonderful samples offered by our Professional and Amateur participants.


Professional Participants

Boulevard Bread
Dogtown Coffee and Cookery
House Catering
Loblolly Creamery
Old South Cornbread Co.
Rosalia’s Family Bakery
Ashley’s @ The Capital Hotel
The Root
The Savory Pantry
War Eagle Mill
Whole Foods Little Rock
Amateur Participants

Terry Wright
Rose Smith
Diana Sivils
Members from Quapaw Quarter United Methodist
Members from Christ Episcopal Church
4 student groups from the culinary department at Pulaski Technical College.
Celebrity Judges

Pam Smith, KATV Ch. 7
Craig O’Neill, Today’s THV Ch. 11
Phyllis Speer, Arkansas Outdoors
Mary Twedt, Arkansas Cooks
Crescent Dragonwagon, The Cornbread Gospels

Sponsors

The 2011 Arkansas Cornbread Festival is possible because if its monetary and in-kind sponsors who help offset costs and provide goods and services to make the festival a success. We thank these individuals, companies and organizations for their commitment to the 2011 Arkansas Cornbread Festival.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Trivia Question for Brown Sugar Bakeshop, Little Rock


For your chance to sample sweet Treats at Little Rock's Brown Sugar Bakeshop, 419 Third Street, answer the question below and leave your contact information. Only your name will be published on this site. All correct entries are eligible for a drawing that takes place tomorrow on MidDay, October 27, 2011.

Having trouble leaving an answer - just email me; click on the address: psmith@katv.com





Trivia Question:

I mentioned three items at Brown Sugar Bakeshop that were of the Red Velvet variety - name them.

Brown Sugar Bakeshop
419 Third St
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501)372-4009
Tue - Fri: 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat: 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Friday, October 21, 2011

Congrats to Gift Certificate Winner & What's Open on Race Day

Congratulations to Karen Anders of Warren, winner of the gift certificate to Capitol Smokehouse and Grill in Little Rock. Please let us know what you think, after you've tried it, Karen! Enjoy.

Meantime, here are a few of the places that will be open for your dining pleasure tomorrow morning.

Capitol Smokehouse and Grill - also donating 10% of the proceeds to Race for the cure.
915 West Capitol Avenue
Little Rock
(501)372-4227
FIRST 100 MEN TO REGISTER FOR THE RACE GET FREE BREAKFAST


Porter's Jazz Cafe
Guests will enjoy live jazz performance while dining
$9.99 Salad, Sandwich and Pasta Specials
Portion of Special Wine Purchase Proceeds Donated to Race for the Cure
10 am - 2 pm


Bring in Flier and get free dessert.
(501)324-1900









Dugan's Pub
9-11 am
Race Participants Eat Free
401 E. Third Street
Little Rock
(501244-0542





4Square Gifts
Serving coffee, smoothies, milk shakes,soup, salad, wraps and sandwiches serving all day long




405 President Clinton Ave
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 244-2622













Dizzy's Gyspy Bistro
200 River Market Ave #150
Little Rock
11 am - 10 pm


10% of Proceeds will donated to Race for the Cure
(501)375-3500


Argenta Market
521 Main Street
North Little Rock
(501)379-9980
Open 7 am
Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Still working on specials, but will have a specialty French toast for breakfast, a soup special, and a lunch special. They are posting specifics on their website, and Facebook.




Starbucks 9401 N.Rodney Parham, Little Rock
, is opening at 4:30 a.m. Anyone needing a cup of coffee, a muffin or a breakfast sandwich before the race might like to go by there.



Robin Stauffer of Stromboli's in Conway says Stromboli's "is open this evening(Friday) and tomorrow (Saturday). Load-up on carbs (Spaghetti Marinara w/ grilled Tuscan bread is excellent) and good luck in the race!"
605 Salem
Conway
(501)327-3700

Fri - Sat: 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sun: 10:30 am - 9:00 pm

No-Carving Pumpkin Decorating

No-Carving Pumpkin Decorating: Angie Freel with the Saline County Cooperative Extension Service shows us some fall pumpkin decorating tips without carving!

Just click on the link above to get to story.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Trivia for Capitol Smokehouse and Grill


Answer the question below for a chance to win a gift certificate to Capitol Smokehouse and Grill, 915 W. Capitol, Little Rock and leave your contact information. Only your name will be published on this site. All correct entries are eligible for a drawing that takes place tomorrow on MidDay, October 20, 2011.


Having trouble leaving an answer - just email me; click on the address: psmith@katv.com


Trivia Question:

What was the name of Doug and Candy Wilkerson's previous restaurant?

Friday, September 23, 2011

NYPD Pizza, Little Rock

Congrats to Charles Nosal - winner of the gift certificate for two to check out NYPD Pizza in WLR. Charles, please let us know what you think after you've tried NYPD. Meantime, here is the video of the feature on NYPD that ran this past Wednesday.



NYPD is located off Cantrell - the exact address is 6015 Chenonceau, 501.868.3911
Website http://www.nypdpizzeria.com

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Trivia Question for NYPD Pizza

Name the dessert at NYPD Pizza that I said reminds you of a beignet.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

The Wood Shed's Tony Lawhon Makes Honey Bun Bread Puddin' on MidDay

Takin' You to the Wood Shed



Congrats to Azzie Bennett - winner of this week's gift certificate for two to the Wood Shed.

Trivia Question for the Wood Shed




Answer the question below for a chance to win a gift certificate to the Wood Shed on Highway 270 in White Hall and leave your contact information. Only your name will be published on this site. All correct entries are eligible for a drawing that takes place today MidDay, September 15, 2011.

What is the signature dessert at the Wood Shed?

Having trouble leaving an answer - just email me; click on the address:psmith@katv.com

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Cheers in the Heights, Little Rock



Congrats to Maxine Sigler, this week's winner of a gift certificate for two to Cheers in the Heights. Thanks to all who participated. Please tune for some down home cookin' in next week's Pam's Picks.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Trivia Question for Cheers in the Heights, Little Rock







Answer the question below for a chance to win a gift certificate to Cheers in the Heights in Little Rock and leave your contact information. Only your name will be published on this site. All correct entries are eligible for a drawing that takes place tomorrow on MidDay, September 1, 2011.


Having trouble leaving an answer - just email me; click on the address:psmith@katv.com







Trivia Question:
What year did Cheers in the Heights open?

Friday, August 26, 2011

100 Pie Buffet This Sunday!

Chris Monroe
Chief Piemaker
HUNKA PIE
Hunkapie.com
7706 Cantrell Rd
Little Rock, Arkansas
chris@hunkapie.com

Hunka Pie will host Arkansas's first and largest pie buffet this Sunday from noon until 6... 100 pies... says owner Chris Monroe. Available whole - $18.50 or $3.50 by the slice.

Unique combinations include:
Chocolate Coconut, Velvet Lips Chocolate Cream, Peach Custard Cream and Rhubarb Custard, to name a few.


For more information, see hunkapie.com or check out their Facebook page.

Art Show tonight - not food related but very worthy cause... and free

You're invited to the 3rd Annual Expressive Art Show at the State Hopsital tonight from 6:30 to 8:30. It's free and takes place in the lobby of the State Hospital. Proceeds benefit the patient/artist participants.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Trivia Question for Red Door, Little Rock





Answer the question below for a chance to win a gift certificate to the Red Door, 3701 Cantrell in Little Rock and leave your contact information. Only your name will be published on this site. All correct entries are eligible for a drawing that takes place tomorrow on MidDay, August 25, 2011.


Having trouble leaving an answer - just email me; click on the address: psmith@katv.com



Trivia Question:
What menu item did Mark Abernathy say he believed he was the one to have originated/created?

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Remember....Little Rock Restaurant Month is about to Wind Down

You don't have to have a special occasion to visit any of the great places to eat in Little Rock. But wanted to remind you that August has been designated Little Rock Restaurant Month. Participating eateries are offering great deals. I'm linking the website here so you can get a good of idea of who's doing what. If you check out any of the places, please leave me a note and let me know what you think....

dinelr.com




Bon Appetit,
Pam
Want a new way to add some pizzazz to your mushrooms - check out what Gary Duke from Alley Oops has to say:





Shrimp Rockefeller Stuffed Mushrooms
2 dozen button mushrooms
1 pound shrimp
3 ounces cream cheese
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 tablespoons sour cream
1 pkg frozen spinach
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
3 scallions
1 teaspoon lemon juice
splash of Worcestershire sauce
pinch of nutmeg
salt and pepper
1/2 cup bread crumbs
3 tablespoon olive oil
3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese

Don Bingham Prepares Red Velvet Brownies

Check out a new twist to a red velvet recipe.  I warn you, it is tasty but quite rich!!!!











Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Trivia Question for Star of India

How does Sami Lal cook his Indian style barbecue?
All correct entries will be entered in a drawing for free lunch for two. The drawing takes place tomorrow on MidDay.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Winner of Trivia Question

Congrats to Peggy Branscum, winner of this week's gift certificate for two to Trio's in Little Rock. Be sure to check out dinelr.com for dining deals offered by LR restaurants during the month of August.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Trivia Question for Trio's, Little Rock




Answer the question below for a chance to win a gift certificate to Trio's, 8201 , Cantrell Rd in Little Rock and leave your contact information. Only your name will be published on this site. All correct entries are eligible for a drawing that takes place tomorrow on MidDay, August 11, 2011.


Having trouble leaving an answer - just email me; click on the address: psmith@katv.com

Trivia:


Name two of the four originial menu items Trio's offers that are hold-overs from Hotel Sam Peck days.

Monday, August 8, 2011

Congrats to Alexander Smith - Winner of Gift Certificate for Two to Guillermo's Gourmet Grounds, Little Rock

Congrats to Alexander Smith, winner of the gift certificate for two to Guillermo's Gourmet Gounds.  Thanks to all who participate each week.  Your chance to win coming up this week!

BTW, August has been designated as "Little Rock Restaurant Month."  Participating eateries are offering deals.  To find out which restaurants are on the list - see dinelr.com.




Hans Oliver's Tip of the Day for Making Sure your Coffee Stays Fresh

video


You can get coffee by the cup or by the pound at Guillermo's. They roast in-house and provide coffee services for a number of restaurants in town.   Guillermo's has a professional but comfortable atmosphere where you can also grab a bite and conduct small meetings.  If you're a purist... I highly recommend their coffee.


FYI, here's Guillermo's deal of the month:
Lunch Combo With Sandwich, Chips And Drink $6


10700 Rodney Parham, Ste. A2  (Behind Chili's)
Little Rock, AR 72212
501.228.4448

http://www.g3coffee.com/






Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Trivia question for Guillermo's -

How did the coffee shop come up with its name?
Be sure to leave your contact info. It will not be published.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Trivia Question for Ozark Mountain Family Smokehouse

Answer the question below for a chance to win a gift certificate to Ozark Mountain Family Smokehouse, 201 Keithly off Cantrell Rd in Little Rock and leave your contact information. Only your name will be published on this site. All correct entries are eligible for a drawing that takes place tomorrow on MidDay, July 28, 2011.



Having trouble leaving an answer - just email me; click on the address: psmith@katv.com


Trivia:
Name the unique omelet offered by Ozark Mountain Smokehouse and mentioned in the story.



201 Keightly Dr
Little Rock, AR 72207

(501) 663-7319

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Congrats to Winner of Gift Certificate to Bruster's Real Ice Cream

Happy to tell Blaine Petersen of Sherwood that he is the winner of a gift certificate to check out Bruster's Real Ice Cream, 14710 Cantrell Rd, Little Rock.

Bruster's not only serves 24 daily flavors out of a possible 144 made in-house... it also serves Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs, Chicken Strips, Hot Dog Nuggets and Crinkle Fries.  Who knew Nathan's had so many varieties. 

Bruster's is open 7 days a week from 11 am to 10 pm.  
501-868-9522

Right now, Bruster's is running a Thursday special... if you take in your own banana on Thursdays, you get a discounted banana split.  Also, the creamery has reward punch cards... after buying 9 ice cream treats - you get a small cone or cup free.

In addition to indoor service, Bruster's features a walk-up window with a covered patio, hosts parties and caters.


 
Your turn to win, next week!  Until then, Bon Appetit....

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Want to try Bruster's Real Ice Cream and Nathan's Real Hot Dogs?

Banana Pudding Flavored Ice Cream

Crinkle Fries Baked Potato Style

Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs with Chili, Cheese and Onions

Ice Cream Cake with M & M topping


Answer the question below for a chance to win a gift certificate to Bruster's Real Ice Cream, 14710 Cantrell Rd, Little Rock and leave your contact information. Only your name will be published on this site. All correct entries are eligible for a drawing that takes place tomorrow on MidDay, July 21, 2011.


Having trouble leaving an answer - just email me; click on the address: psmith@katv.com
Trivia:

How many flavors does Bruster's carry on a normal day?

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Does your Cornbread Rock? Inaugural Festival Coming this Fall

Calling all professionals and amateurs — for the inaugural Cornbread Festival, November 5th. Prizes will be awarded for the best cornbread in three categories — traditional, sweet and non-traditional Amateurs and professionals will be judged separately.



Best in Show Awarded $500, Prizes



It's happening at  Bernice Garden, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.; corner of Daisy Bates and South Main, Little Rock
The festival will also feature blues, bluegrass and folk bands, children’s activities, nonprofit booths and other vendors.
Professionals pay a $75 entry fee and must provide their own set-up

Amateurs pay a $25  entry fee (Festival will provide table, tent and two chairs)

Both have to provide enough to serve at least a tablespoon sample for up to 800 people as well as a side dish.  Entry Deadline is Friday, September 5, 2011. 


 For more information: contact Liz Sanders, Bernice Garden coordinator, 501-617-2511 or bernicegarden@gmail.com.

PF Chang and Free Lettuce Wraps

P.F. CHANG’S CELEBRATES 18-YEAR ANNIVERSARY WITH

FREE LETTUCE WRAPS FOR FACEBOOK FANS & BOTTLED WINE PROMOTION

Between July 6 and July 31, Fans Can Redeem Free Lettuce Wrap Offer and

Dine-In Guests Receive 1/3 Off Any Wine Bottle Mondays and Tuesdays in July





WHAT: This July, P.F. Chang’s China Bistro turns 18 and they're celebrating the occasion with gifts for all their guests. First, they're giving away their famous and iconic dish – Lettuce Wraps – to their Facebook Fans! Fans (new & current) can click on the FREE LETTUCE WRAP tab and print an offer for a free* order of Lettuce Wraps at www.Facebook.com/PFChangs. In addition, dine-in guests will receive 1/3 off any bottle of wine** on Mondays and Tuesdays in July.


WHEN: The Facebook Lettuce Wrap offer is available for download and valid from July 6 – July 31. The wine promotion is valid on Mondays and Tuesdays throughout the month of July.

WHY: P.F. Chang’s is celebrating its 18-year anniversary and they want to celebrate with all of their guests who have been dining with them since they first opened their doors. They also want to invite new fans to enjoy dining with them for the first time.

They're also celebrating the occasion with a special offer on all bottles of wine to showcase their award-winning wine program... offering a newly enhanced menu including custom-produced VINEYARD 518 collection, available only at P.F. Chang’s.

WHERE: The Free Lettuce Wrap offer is redeemable at all P.F. Chang’s locations in the continental U.S. The wine promotion is valid at participating locations in the U.S. Promotions cannot be used together.

*Offer valid for one complimentary order of Lettuce Wraps with any food or drink purchase between July 6, 2011 – July 31, 2011. Valid only at P.F. Chang’s China Bistro locations in the continental U.S. Limit one order of complimentary Lettuce Wraps per table. Cannot be combined with any other offer or discount, including Warrior Card®. Printed offer is one-time use only and must be relinquished upon use. Tax and gratuity not included. No cash value. Reproductions invalid. Void where prohibited.


**Wine promotion valid Mondays and Tuesdays during the month of July at participatingP.F. Chang’s locations in the United States. Offer not valid in GA (Alpharetta and Buford locations), HI, MA, MN, OK, PA, SC, UT and WA. Offer is subject to change to comply with changes to local or state liquor laws. Offer may not be combined with any other discounts or offers, including the Warrior® Card discount. Offer is dine-in only. While supplies last. Void where prohibited.

PF Chang's LR location:  317 S Shackleford Rd (501) 225-4424