Posts Tagged ‘Dining in Little Rock’

Cultural Cuisine at Forty Two

July 17th, 2014 by Sharon Welch-Blair

Want a uniquforty two atw wineglassese and fun-filled dining experience while staying at the Empress?  How about an opportunity to explore the world, while leaving your passport at home?  Forty Two, the restaurant at the Clinton Presidential Center, offers this opportunity at its Around the World dining event.  Every third Thursday of the month, they invite guests to explore the sights, sounds and flavors of countries across the globe.  A different country is featured every month, giving diners the chance to have their taste buds take a tour from Italy to India, without having to leave Little Rock.

 

A five-course tasting menu provided, with a bargain price of only $27.95, giving visitors the unique chance to sample distinctive flavors from around the world while enjoying a beautiful waterfront Arkansas setting.  Enjoy the culture of Melbourne, Australia on July 17th, and then come back for Jeonju, South Korea on August 21st!forty two plates

Reservations are required, as this event is extremely popular and seating is limited.  See more at Forty-Two’s website.  Or you can call them at 501-537-0042 to make your reservation.

 

 

 

Hot Dog Mike Serves up an Unforgettable Lunch

March 26th, 2012 by Lisa

Looking for a great, unusual, casual place for lunch during your stay at The Empress?  Look no further than the famous hot dog stand of Hot Dog Mike.  You will have to look up his location on facebook, twitter or www.hotdogmike.com, but finding him is well worth the effort.  Try the woopighotdog for an tasty change from the normal hot dog.  Or if you like the normal hot dog, the basicallydeliciousdog is just what you were looking for.

With his fedora atop his head and thick, Elvis Costello-style black-framed glasses on his face, Hot Dog Mike is the perfect host as he slings dogs in his custom made tshirt (which you will want)!  You won’t be disappointed, and you will leave so full your fluffy bed at The Empress will be the perfect spot for the afternoon!