Hemmed-In Hollow: Exploring the Tallest Waterfall Between The Rockies and Appalachians

By: NWA Daily

Amidst the bustling street life of Downtown Rogers, a new sanctuary for the modern-day connoisseur has made its mark in the heart of the city. Nestled within the historic walls of The 1907, Pinky Swear opened its doors, beckoning the local and the curious into its warm, ambient embrace. Our venture into this swanky, Tokyo record-bar-inspired cocktail lounge turned out to be an evening well spent, a soulful blend of the nostalgic and the nouveau.

The allure of Pinky Swear isn’t just in its modern yet retro aesthetics, but in the curated culinary and auditory experiences it promises. A glance at the menu and we were intrigued by the delightful fusion offerings, an ode to the skilled kitchen crew from the esteemed Heirloom. With a table set under the soft glow of pendant lights, we delved into a feast starting with the Kim-Cheese Pizza, a scrumptious union of in-house kimchi with gooey cheese that tingled our taste buds. The highlight of the dinner, however, was the fall-off-the-bone Strawberry Gochujang Ribs, a perfect mingling of sweet and spicy that left us in a euphoric food coma.

As the evening descended, the lounge filled with the soulful tunes spun directly from vinyl records, a homage to a time when music was a tangible, cherished commodity. Pinky Swear takes its record theme to heart, even modeling its menu after a record sleeve. The cocktail list, a lyrical narrative in itself, had names that paid tribute to hit songs. Our choice of Snoop Lion, Byrhh Mama, and Latchkey Kid not only stood as a testament to the eclectic musical taste but also to the mixologist's prowess, each sip a melody resonating through the senses.

The ease of no reservations added to the allure, making Pinky Swear a spontaneous getaway during the midweek or a lively retreat to usher in the weekend. Their doors welcome you from 5 to 10 PM on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and up till 11 PM or beyond on Fridays and Saturdays. The aura of Pinky Swear is not one to be merely talked about, but to be experienced. Each visit promises a blend of tasteful music, exquisite culinary delights, and a cozy ambiance that leaves a lasting imprint on your soul.

And as we stepped out into the cool night, the rhythms from Pinky Swear echoed softly, a sweet reminder of a rendezvous with the past while toasting to the present. Our suggestion? Don’t just take our word for it. Follow Pinky Swear on Instagram, and better yet, make it your next evening escapade. Your senses will thank you.

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