Brother to Crackers, Empire is a little bigger with a nice downtown feel. Frequented by the after-work & late-nite crowd, Empire is the perfect spot to start off or finish a night out on the town.
ta · pas [ t á a p a à s ] plural noun
Spanish snacks; small savory snacks that are often served as an appetizer along with alcoholic drinks, originally in Spain [Mid-20th century. Plural of Spanish tapa “cover, lid.”]
cock ·tails [ kók tàyls ] plural noun
gathering to consume alcoholic beverages; a gathering where alcoholic beverages are consumed, sometimes with light snacks, often taking place before another planned event [Early 17th century. Originally “having a tail like a cock,” later “horse with docked tail (that sticks up)” (used for carthorses), hence “non-thoroughbred racehorse,” hence “mixture.”]