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Announcements and publicity associated with the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

Fox 16: The Story of McClards BBQ

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Watch the Fox 16 news segment on McClards BBQ here. Read More

Inviting Arkansas: Photos from Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Induction

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Below are some of the photos from the evening. To see them all, visit Inviting Arkansas.    Read More

KARK Channel 4 Covers the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, February 24, 2017

We were so excited to be on KARK 4 today talking about the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame! Watch the video here. Read More

Arkansas Democrat Gazette: Shrine to Dining

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Eric E. Harrison's, "Shrine to Dining" article appeared in the Arkansas Democrat Gazette on Feb 21, 2017, highlighting the newly created program, the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. Eric interviews Arkansas Department of Heritage Director, Stacy Hurst, to find out exactly what her motivation ... Read More

Northwest Arkansas Online: Shrine to Dining with Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, February 21, 2017

See photos from the finalists of the first-annual Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. For full story, visit NWAOnline.com.  Read More

Beanfest and Outhouse Races Make the Final Cut

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Saturday, February 18, 2017

The Annual Beanfest and Great Arkansas Championship Outhouse Races have been named finalists in the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Awards for 2017.  This bizarre event has been happening since 1982, now welcoming over 25,000 every late October.  If you plan on attending, wacky costumes ... Read More

Helena's Own Joe St. Columbia Nominated for the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, February 16, 2017

Helena Arkansas News is proud to report that one of their own, Joe St. Columbia, owner of Pasquale's Tamales, has been named one of the four finalists for "Proprietor of the Year." Pasquale's Tamales has been a part of the Helena community since the early 1900's and has earned the Presidentia... Read More

Arkansas Times Announces the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Finalists

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, February 16, 2017

The first ever Arkansas Food Hall of Fame finalists have been announced! Twelve restaurants, six food-themed events and four proprietors have been named from the nearly 300 nominees. A winner for each category will be named at the induction ceremony on February 28 at The Ron Robinson Thea... Read More

See the Arkansas Online Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Gallery

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, February 10, 2017

Warning: Don't look at this gallery while hungry...it will make you wish you were on an Arkansas Food Hall of Fame restaurant tour!  Here are just a few of the tasty photos, but go to Arkansas Online to see the rest! Read More

Kream Kastle: Making History Out of Hot Dogs

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Kream Kastle in Blytheville is being named a finalist in the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Awards.  Kream Kastle started as a hot dog and ice cream stand back in 1952, and is now an essential part of the Delta Barbecue Trail.  Click here to read the full story, as told by the Blythevil... Read More