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Saline River Chronicle Promotes Nominations

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Nominations are now open for the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame as reported by the Saline River Chronicle. You can vote for your favorites now until October 31! Nominate for Proprietor of the Year, Gone But Not Forgotten, People's Choice and more! See the original story in the Saline River Chroni... Read More

Pine Bluff Commercial Promotes Nomination

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, October 09, 2018

The Pine Bluff Commercial is helping the Department of Arkansas Heritage gear up for the third annual Arkansas Food Hall of Fame awards by announcing the nomination period is now open through Wednesday, Oct. 31! To vote for your favorites, go here! See the original story in The Pine Bluff Com... Read More

Talk Business: Heritage Department seeks nominations for Food Hall of Fame

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Published online on the Talk Business website on October 1, 2018. The Department of Arkansas Heritage will accept nominations for the third annual Arkansas Food Hall of Fame through Oct. 31. The statewide program was established in 2016 to recognize restaurants, proprietors and foo... Read More

GUEST BLOG: Eric E. Harrison

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, September 17, 2018

By ERIC E. HARRISON When I moved to Little Rock in the late 1970s, dining out mostly meant bar food, barbecue or something fried. Chinese menus consisted of egg rolls and sweet and sour chicken; Mexican food meant not even Tex-Mex, but Ark-Mex, at Browning's and Mexico Chiquito. A “bagel”? Th... Read More

Arkansas Life Staff Names Food Hall of Fame Greats to Dining Guide

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, September 13, 2018

The Arkansas Life magazine staff shares their favorite eats around Arkansas in a recent blog, "Every Wonder Where We Eat? We're About to Tell You," and it's no surprise that many of our Arkansas Food Hall of Fame favorites made their list! Check out the article and learn more about our winner... Read More

McClard's Bar-B-Q, 2018 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Winner, Featured

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, September 06, 2018

Read the OnlyInArk.com blog sharing some of the special aspects of Hot Springs favorite, McClard's Bar-B-Q, including its inclusion in the 2018 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. Check out the entire article titled, "McClard's Bar-B-Q: It's All about the Sauce. Read full story here. Read More

Arkansas Food Hall of Fame winner, Franke's Cafeteria, Set to Celebrate 100 Years!

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, August 28, 2018

"We work together as a team it's like a family here," said Paige Turner with Franke's Cafeteria. "It's a family owned restaurant we make all of our stuff from scratch. We don't make instant potatoes or instant anything. Everything is made from scratch.” Check out this beautiful tribute to F... Read More

Hope Watermelon Festival, Hall of Fame Finalist, Featured

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, August 23, 2018

The Only in Arkansas blog featured Hope, Arkansas, in its recent blog titled, "Exploring a Place Called Hope." You can't talk about Hope without talking about the Hope Watermelon Festival, which was a 2018 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Food-Themed Event Finalist! Read about the festival and the ... Read More

Arkansas's Pie Ladies featured by Southern Foodways Alliance

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The following excerpt was featured on the Southern Foodways Alliance website in an article titled, "Pie in Arkansas." Follow this link to read the entire article. In trailers, small shops, and restaurants across Arkansas, women make pies with recipes passed down from their grandmothers, gift... Read More

Arkansas Life Names the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame App the "Best Reason For a Foodie Field Trip"

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, August 16, 2018

Best Reason for a Foodie Field Trip | Arkansas Food Hall of Fame’s new app  It feels good to know where you are. At the moment, per the restaurants listed on the front page of the “Near Me” section of Arkansas Food Hall of Fame’s new app, our office is 1.4 miles from Lassis Inn and 46.2... Read More