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Announcements and publicity associated with the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

The Tamale: 2018 Food of the Year

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, December 07, 2017

The tamale tradition has been steeped in mystery since it arrived on the scene in the early 20th century. Whether you believe it was brought here by soliders from the Mexican War or Native Americans, what does remain clear is the state’s affinity for the food. Arkansas’s taste for the tam... Read More

AFHOF nominee named in USA Today article

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, December 04, 2017

A 2017 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame nominee for the Food-Themed Event category was showcased in this USA Today article! Click here to learn how the Chocolate Roll Festival made Searcy County the "Chocolate Roll Capital of the World." Be sure to mark your calendars for March 6, 2018, when we ... Read More