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Finalists Highlighted in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette highlighted our recent 2019 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame finalists. Event photography by Stanton Breidenthal. Don’t forget to purchase your ticket now and join us for the winner announcement on February 25, 2019. Read More

Talk Business & Politics highlights 2019 Finalists

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Thanks for sharing our great news, Talk Business & Politics! We love celebrating our amazing 2019 finalists. Find out who gets chosen as a winner on February 25, 2019. Click here to learn more about the induction ceremony and purchase your ticket today! Read More

KARK: AR Food Hall of Fame Finalists Announced

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, January 16, 2019

KARK hosted DAH's Andrew Vogler and Star of India's Sami Lal (finalist in both the Proprietor of the Year and Food Hall of Fame categories) on their morning show! Watch their appearance here and click here to purchase tickets to the induction ceremony! Read More

Mountainburg Eatery, Damaged By Tornado, Nominated For Arkansas Food Hall Of Fame

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, December 31, 2018

Check out how one local Mountainburg eatery, the Dairy Dream, celebrated its Arkansas Food Hall of Fame nomination. Thanks for sharing the great news! We will be announcing our finalists in a special event at 2:30 p.m. on January 10, 2019 at the Department of Arkansas Heritage (1100 North ... Read More

GUEST BLOG: Rock City Eats

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, December 05, 2018

A Glass of Arkansas Heritage By Steve Shuler By now, you have probably heard about our state’s food scene and how restaurants around the state are showcasing Arkansas heritage and culture every day. But chances are that you don’t know as much about the Natural State’s beer scene. For ... Read More

GUEST BLOG: NWAFoodie

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The coffee scene in downtown Bentonville. By Lyndi Fultz One may wonder why there is a need for so many coffee shops within a few blocks of the town square. In a city where the town square is alive and vibrant, there is no need to wonder. One simply needs to surrender to the intoxicati... Read More

Nominations Completed for 2019 AR Food Hall of Fame

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, November 01, 2018

Thank you, Arkansas! We received almost 630 nominations for the next class of taste-setters in the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. The map below shows that each of our 75 counties were represented by a nomination for at least one of our five categories! We will announce finalists in the coming mo... Read More

The AR Food Hall of Fame is sweet as Honey Pies!

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Honey Pies Bakery helped us tell the story of Arkansas food on KARK, just in time for the end of the nomination period. A nominee for People's Choice in 2017, the bakery is hoping to be included in the running this year! Nominate your favorites for all five categories before nominations close... Read More

Represent Your County in the AR Food Hall of Fame!

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, October 18, 2018

The counties on this map marked in blue have already shared their nominations for the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. Is your county included? Make sure we hear from you and nominate your favorite Arkansas food-themed event, proprietor or restaurant through October 31, 2018! CLICK HERE TO NO... Read More

Is Your County Represented in the AR Food Hall of Fame?

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, October 15, 2018

The blue counties have shared their nominations for the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. Is your county included? Make your voice heard and nominate your favorite flavors of Arkansas through October 31, 2018! CLICK HERE TO NOMINATE! Read More