Anniversary Trip: {Arkansas – Part II}

Part I Recap: Walk in 100 degree heat to distillery, drive to Hot Springs (it ain’t so hot), love B&B, and running out to grab lunch…

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When you get here there’s one tiny parking spot in front of the dilapidated building.  One booth is available by the front door and your 60-something waitress wearing blue eyeshadow with her fire-red hair comes to take your order.  This happens just as you read the sign on the wall that says CASH ONLY.

Your sweet husband (it’s a theme) asks where the nearest ATM is.  “Half mile down dat way,” she says.  And off he goes.  On foot. Continue reading

{Koto}

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My co-worker and I had some time to leave the office in Albany, NY today, and we had a promising recommendation from the management here.  Sushi and hibachi?  {Koto Japanese Restaurant} seemed like a stellar idea to me!

yays: Koi pond inside the restaurant (with a bridge over it…adorable)!
Incredible lunch special prices (inclusive of hibachi and Bento boxes).
Fab food.
nays: Service was a schmidge disappointing.
I couldn’t try one of their many delicious looking cocktails. <— boo workdays!

-D

PS – Pete and I will be in the Boston area next week for a weekend away.  Anyone have restaurant recommendations?