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Rex Nelson Shares Insight Into the 2019 Arkansas Food of the Year: Catfish

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Rex Nelson, senior editor at the Arkansas Democrat Gazette and member of the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Committee, highlighted the 2019 Arkansas Food of the Year in his recent article. 'My task was to provide a toast to the catfish, which long has been a part of our Arkansas culture. My toas... Read More

2019 Arkansas Food of the Year Celebrated at Historic Arkansas Museum Event

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, May 01, 2019

The lowly, bottom-feeding catfish was exalted -- and eaten -- during the latest edition of History Is Served: Historic Arkansas Museum's Arkansas Foodways Dinner Series, on April 18 at the Little Rock museum. "Catfish Tales in Four Courses" featured the culinary talent of Scott Rains, executi... Read More

Join HAM for the second year of the Arkansas Foodways Dinner Series

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Historic Arkansas Museum (HAM) will again host the “History is Served: Arkansas Foodways Dinner Series” in 2019. The program, which is in its second year, explores Arkansas’s food heritage through intimate dinners that use history as a culinary framework for each ... Read More

Foodways Symposium: Preserving Arkansas Heritage, History through Food

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, March 25, 2019

Hundreds of people come every year to connect with Arkansas culture, history and food during the annual Foodways Symposium. “The symposium focuses on ethnic foods that reveal the diversity and rich heritage of our state,” said Wendy Richter, director and state historian ... Read More

Keeney's Featured in Malvern Paper

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Keeney's Food Market of Malvern and Hot Spring County recently made history in the Natural State by being inducted into the 2019 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame by the Department of Arkansas Heritage. The Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Committee chose the finalists in each category and the winners wer... Read More

2019 Winners Featured on TalkBusiness.net

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The winners have been announced for the 2019 class of the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame, a program launched in 2016 by the Department of Arkansas Heritage. The winners include food-themed events, restaurants, and proprietors from across the state who have made careers in the food, restaurant,... Read More

THV11 Features the 2019 AFHOF Winners

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Please watch the video on TVH 11 here! Read More

Hall of Famers by Rex Nelson

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Rex Nelson, Arkansas Food Hall of Fame committee member and senior editor at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette newspaper, shares his take on the great tastes of the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame program and our recently announced winners. Check out the full article online. "I was sitting alone in ... Read More

Department of Arkansas Heritage announces 2019 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame winners

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, February 25, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 25, 2019 Information Contact: Andrew Vogler • 501-324-9346 • [email protected] Department of Arkansas Heritage announces 2019 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame winners LITTLE ROCK – Winners have been announced for the 2019 class of the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame, ... Read More

Keeney's Highlighted in Malvern Daily Record

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, February 18, 2019

A 2019 Food Hall of Fame finalist, Keeney's Food Market, was showcased in an article by the Malvern Daily Record. Read the full piece here on the paper's website! Do you want to know who wins? It's not too late to purchase your ticket for the winner reveal event on February 25, 2019. Click he... Read More