The comic figure of the braggart soldier first appears in Plautus's play "Miles Gloriosus" in roughly 200 BC, although the Roman dramatist acknowledged a now-lost Greek model. So it's surprising that somebody who's spent as much time in war zones as "60 Minutes' " Lara Logan failed to recognize the type: a swaggering, self-anointed hero describing military feats nobody witnessed but him.
Hot Dog Mike is a name that people recognize all over Arkansas. And although his new space is small and a little bleak, it’s got potential to be something great. It’s well branded, clean, and just the kind of place you can imagine young food adventurers lining up for, the people stretching down 3rd street, all to get a sample of the “next big thing” in hot dogs. With the right product, it could happen at Hot Dog Mike—he's got the followers. But unfortunately, that day is not today.
Juanita's, the venerable Tex-Mex restaurant and music venue, is leaving the South Main Street location it's called home since 1986 for the River Market and the former home of Bill St., 614 President Clinton Ave.