Libation of the Week: Mix with Mezcal

This week’s libation comes from 109 & Co. on Main Street in Little Rock: the Illegal Dulce. It’s a tasty combination of Ilegal Joven Mezcal; Damiana, an herbal-based liqueur; Cuarenta y Tres, a citrus-based liqueur; fresh lime juice; and Aztec chocolate bitters. Served in a traditional champagne glass, it’s a nice departure for tequila afecionados,…

Out and About: Fighting Hunger

September is Hunger Action Month, and today is Hunger Action Day. Each day, according to Feeding American, more than 573,000 Arkansans experience food insecurity, meaning that at times they lacked access to enough food for an active, healthy life for all their household members and had limited availability of nutritionally adequate foods. Imagine sitting in…

Daily Obsession: Reds at Sam’s

Samantha’s Tap Room and Wood Grill recently received an award for its Wines on Tap program. They were named the “People’s Choice” by the Free Flow Wines organization in Napa Valley, California. Each glass of wine is fresh — Samantha’s has more 20 wines, reds and whites, on tap — and there’s less waste as…

Midweek Nosh: Sam’s Salad

Samantha’s Tap Room and Wood Grill Chopped Salmon Salad I’ve been bitten by the Main Street bug. I admit it. One drive — or even better one leisure walk — along Little Rock’s renovated main thoroughfare, and you’ll become enamored as well. The walkability downtown is incredibly inviting. The streets are well lit and with…

Daily Obsession: The Makeup Mavens

These ladies are masters of the “fried, dyed and laid to the side” and “beating the face.” You’ll find (from left) Veronica Jones; Vikita Eason, owner; Marquita Abrams and Holly VanAuken creating their magic at Eason’s Vogue Visage in the Ashley Square Shopping Center, 9100 N. Rodney Parham Road, Suite #301 in Little Rock. You…