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.

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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.  

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:

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

PF Chang and Free Lettuce Wraps



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 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

Spar for the Spurtle Contest

Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods recently announced its first ever Spar for the Spurtle Porridge Making Contest, which invites home cooks and professional chefs alike to submit videos demonstrating a unique recipe that makes use of Bob’s Red Mill Steel Cut Oats® – the World’s Best Oats. From the entries, three finalists will be flown to Portland, Ore. to compete in a live cook-off, in which the winner will receive an all-expenses-paid trip for two to Scotland, to represent Bob’s Red Mill in the 18th Annual Golden Spurtle World Porridge Making Championship in Scotland, $2,500 in cash, and several other prizes. The deadline to submit a video is July 31, 2011.

For additional Spar for the Spurtle information, please see the contest website, Spar for the Spurtle Porridge Making Contest. . Also, check out Bob’s Red Mill on Twitter and Facebook.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Technical difficulties prevented posting about Ferneau Restaurant last night.

If you see this and answer before the MidDay show... and answer correctly, we'll enter you in a drawing for dinner at Ferneau in Little Rock.
What was the unique item (not sushi) that Ferneau's provided for us to show on the set yesterday?

Remember to answer before MidDay for a chance to win.  Leave your contact number; it will not be posted publicly. 

Who likes Muffins? I do...I do!

Today marks French Independence Day today (July 14).  To help celebrate, Mimi’s Cafe in Little Rock has something special on the menu... including a chance to win a trip for two and their new chocolate mousse muffin.

Coupons offering specials can be found on Mimi's Facebook page or on the restaurant's website.