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Announcements and publicity associated with the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

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

AFHOF MAP BLOG

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

Food Hall of Fame Inductee Selected for Top Five Best Catfish List

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, September 29, 2017

Rock City Eats recently released the results of its “Best Fried Catfish in Little Rock” reader’s pick poll. Congratulations to Soul Fish Café in Little Rock for garnering the most votes! Our very own 2017 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame inductee, Lassis Inn, was in the top five! Where are your... Read More

Stacy Hurst Dishes with Roby Brock About the Food Hall of Fame

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, September 22, 2017

Department of Arkansas Heritage Director Stacy Hurst talks to Roby Brock of Talk Business & Politics about the 2018 Food Hall of Fame. Click HERE to watch the interview. And click HERE to make a nomination! Read More

Arkansas Food Hall of Fame nominations are now open

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, September 14, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Sept. 13, 2017 Information Contact: Shelby Brewer • 501-324-9349 • [email protected] Arkansas Food Hall of Fame nominations are now open Department of Arkansas Heritage opens nominations September 13 LITTLE ROCK – Department of Arkansas Heritage Director Stacy... Read More

6 Most Unique Arkansas Food Festivals

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, September 08, 2017

Mount Nebo Chicken Fry Image courtesy of Tie Dye Travels Arkansas loves chicken! Dardanelle, home to Tyson chicken, throws an annual festival in honor of the bird, complete with a chicken feast, a lawnmower race, and other chicken-themed activities. When you visit, make sure to stay fo... Read More

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