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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

More Hall of Famers | Taken from Rex Nelson's Southern Fried Blog

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, March 24, 2017

In this post, Rex Nelson focuses his Southern Fried Blog on highlighting the finalists from the food-themed event and proprietor of the year categories.  Did you know Arkansas has a Coon Supper? Yes! In Gillett, Arkansas. How about that?  Read all about the Gillett Coon Supper, the ... Read More

Rex Nelson's Southern Fried: Arkansas Now Has a Food Hall of Fame

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Rex Nelson's uses his Southern Fried blog to cover the first-annual Arkansas Food Hall of Fame ceremony where some of Arkansas's greatest culinary achievers were honored. Rex tells the diverse and colorful backstories of each finalist and their specialty cuisines.    For the ful... Read More

Grotto Wood Fired Grill and Wine Cave Named People's Choice Winner at Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Carroll County News was ecstatic to report about one of their own delicious restaurants winning the People's Choice category in the first-annual Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. The Grotto Wood Fired Grill and Wine Cave in Eureka Springs, AR, was well deserving of the coveted People's Choice A... Read More

Arkansas Business Reports on the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, March 06, 2017

Jan Cottingham reporting for Arkansas Business on the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. Click below to read full story.  Hospitality, Heritage Honor Tourism and Restaurant Stars Read More

Chewing the Fat Podcast Covers the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, March 02, 2017

Listen as Rex Nelson and Paul Austin talk about all things food in Arkansas, including their participation in the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame.    Chewing the Fat Podcast Read More

AY Mag's Delicious Deep Dive into Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Restaurants

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, March 02, 2017

AY Magazine served up a story about the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame inductees and finalists that's as delectable as the restaurants themselves. Bridgette Williams writes about each establishment as though she was penning about a dear friend and really takes her time to capture the personal... Read More

Kat Robinson Had a Dream, and It Came True!

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Arkansas's beloved own Kat Robinson attended the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame ceremony at Ron Robinson on February 28, and wrote a story detailing her favorite highlights from the night.   Her story reports on Governor Asa Hutchinson's great words and how well the owner and Arkansas Fo... Read More