DESERVING OF THE NAME:  Ultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich at Sisters

  • Kat Robinson
  • DESERVING OF THE NAME: Ultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich at Sisters

As many of you who follow me on Facebook and whereall else know, I spent three days in the Fort Smith area last week. But before I got down to brass tacks in the big city, I squandered an early afternoon across the river in downtown Van Buren. It’s a gorgeous Main Street with so many eclectic little shops and restaurants and bookstores — one of which I could become lost in for hours if I had the time. I mean, I tell folks I eat books, and that’s not far from the truth — it’s just the consumption is all in my head instead of my gut. But I digress.

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I was tempted by many favorable scents, but I had to stop at the little yellow-painted storefront near the top of the hill for a bite to eat, a friendly place called Sisters Goumet Bistro. The moment I walked in the host kindly asked me if I wanted a margarita. It was 1 p.m. I deferred.