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Committee Member, Rex Nelson, Describes the Deep Talent of Arkansas's Chefs

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, August 09, 2018

"For the past two years, I've been on the selection committee for the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. One of the categories is Proprietor of the Year. Reading the nominations has given me a sense of how deep the talent pool has become in a state that ignored its food heritage for too long." ... Read More

Capi Peck Featured in Garden and Gun

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, July 25, 2018

People in Arkansas like to talk watermelon. About how sweet the melons that grow up north by Cave City are, and the sheer size and variety farther south in Hope, whose watermelon festival attracts forty thousand people every August. They argue over sunlight and geology—is it the limesto... Read More

Explore the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, July 19, 2018

Written by: Stacy Hurst, Director of the Department of Arkansas Heritage If you are in Arkansas for any length of time, you are sure to discover the delicious food and unique food culture of our state. Whether it’s Delta tamales from Rhoda’s in Lake Village, the world’s sweetest watermelon in... Read More

Watch: The Arkansas Food Hall of Fame App on Around Arkansas with THV 11

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, July 09, 2018

Director of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, Stacy Hurst, joins THV 11 to show off the new Arkansas Food Hall of Fame App. Click here to watch the video on THV 11! Read More

Watch: Stacy Hurst Unveils the Brand New Arkansas Food Hall of Fame App

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, July 09, 2018

Director of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, Stacy Hurst, joins Fox 16 Good Day to show us the new Arkansas Food Hall of Fame App. Click here to watch the video on Fox 16! Read More

Now is the Time: Download the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame App

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Taste Arkansas with the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame App Mobile users can now download the best of Arkansas food with the Department of Arkansas Heritage (DAH) app, Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. ... Read More

Video: Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Proprietor of the Year finalist Scott McGehee

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, June 13, 2018

  Check out Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Proprietor of the Year finalist (for 2017 and 2018), Scott McGehee, in this video as he shares some unique ways to explore Arkansas's cuisine! Watch the Video   Read More

Foodies to Follow

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, June 07, 2018

Wondering where to get a second helping of Arkansas food? Check out some of our favorite foodies who regularly share about the tastes of our state, including many Arkansas Food Hall of Fame winners, finalists and nominees. Kat Robinson: TieDyeTravels.com Kat is a member of the Ark... Read More

KATV: 2018 Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, June 06, 2018

The Pink Tomato Festival is about to begin in Warren, Arkansas! The attendance is normally 30 to 35,000 people. The Bellamy Brothers and Mark Chestnut will be performing. Check out the video about the festival about it on KATV! Click here to watch! Read More

Featured in Inviting Arkansas: Arkansas Food Hall of Fame: Central Arkansas Proprietors of the Year

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, April 24, 2018

  Photography by Caleb Shane | Shot on location at Ben. E. Keith Foods Mid-South Left to Right Mary Beth RinggoldCajun’s Wharf | Capers | Copper GrillFavemussels + clamsSignature Dishmeatloaf (Copper Grill)Trendbuying fresh + local“The answer is YES – let’s figure it out.” ... Read More