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Arkansas's Bounty

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, August 31, 2017

Arkansas’s Bounty Arkansas is the nation’s largest rice-producing state, providing nearly 9 billion pounds of rice annually to more than half the country. Arkansas is also one of the nation’s largest providers of soybeans and peanuts. Here are some other tasty foods that Arkansans cultivate: ... Read More

From Rock City Eats: Lassis Inn Among Hidden Little Rock Gems

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Rock City Eats has added an Arkansas Food Hall of Fame inductee – the Lassis Inn in Little Rock – to its "hidden gems" list for Little Rock Restaurant Month. Get $2 off when you spend $10 or more at Lassis Inn, Aug. 21-27 only. Read the full story from Rock City Eats and learn more about ... Read More

Arkansas's Signature Dishes

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, August 21, 2017

Arkansas's Signature Dishes Cheese Dip Mexico Chiquito cheese dip • Image courtesy of The Mighty Rib No matter how much Texans want to debate it, cheese dip – and, no, it’s not called “queso” – was first whipped up in the great State of Arkansas in North Little Rock by Blackie Donnely... Read More