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Announcements and publicity associated with the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

ASA Preserves Arkansas Burger Company Artifacts

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, November 08, 2017

This month the Arkansas State Archives, a division of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, received a large collection of items from the Arkansas Burger Company in Little Rock. The Arkansas Burger Company was a favorite local restaurant on Cantrell Road for 17 years. Many of its loyal cus... Read More

Tie Dye Travels Shares 150+ Restaurants to Consider for Induction Into Arkansas's Food Hall of Fame

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, October 30, 2017

Kat Robinson with Tie Die Travels was asked to name some of the restaurants she thinks should be considered for the 2018 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. Kat has been covering the state of Arkansas now for about ten years as a food journalist, so she definitely has the chops needed to know whi... Read More

The Mighty Rib reviews AFHOF Winner Lassis Inn

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, October 26, 2017

The Mighty Rib pair of food critics spent a mighty bit of time this month reviewing one of our favorite AFHOF winners, Lassis Inn. The two compliment Lassis Inn not only on their food, which they say is AMAZING, but also on the character of the place, and the people that own it. The artic... Read More

AFHOF in Arkansas Online's Restaurant Transitions!

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, October 24, 2017

  Arkansas Online's Restaurant Transitions reports that nominations for the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame are still open until Oct. 31 via ArkFoodHOF.com. Categories include Proprietor of the Year, Food-Themed Event, Gone But Not Forgotten and People's Choice. A 13-member committee of ... Read More

Arkansas Business Gives a Shout out for Last-Minute Nominations

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, October 20, 2017

Arkansas Business gave a shout out calling for last-minute nominations for the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame and reported on the five categories: Arkansas Food Hall of Fame, which recognizes long-standing restaurants that have become legendary attractions in Arkansas. Pro... Read More

Place Your Order! Nominations are Closing!

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, October 16, 2017

Place Your Order! Nominations are closing! The deadline for nominations for the 2018 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame is quickly approaching and we “donut” want you to miss it! We will be accepting nominations through October 31. It’s kind of a big “dill.” Nominate through the online form f... Read More

Represent Your County in the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Is your county represented with nominations for the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame? If not, there’s still time to nominate! Don’t miss your chance to honor a favorite restaurant, chef or food-themed event at ArkFoodHOF.com through October 31, 2017.            Read More

NEW CATEGORY: Gone But Not Forgotten

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, October 06, 2017

We are proud to announce a new category for the 2018 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame, Gone But Not Forgotten. This is the fifth category and gives Arkansans the chance to honor the collective culinary legacy of a once-and-always influential Arkansas restaurant that has since ceased operations.... Read More

Featured in Rock City Eats: Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, October 05, 2017

Rock City Eats featured the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame on October 5, 2017 in its popular online publication. The story explains the inspiration for the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame as told by Department of Arkansas Heritage Director, Stacy Hurst, as well as highlight the first inductees. “F... Read More

Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Makes Rumbles Via Rock City Eats

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Nominations for the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame are now open, and Rock City Eats included the announcement in their Rumbles column this week, highlighting last year's winners as well. The nominations are live until October 31, with the winners being announced in the spring of 2018.   For ... Read More