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Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Mentioned in Arkansas Online

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, January 25, 2018

Story originally in Arkansas Online: And the Department of Arkansas Heritage has named the finalists for its second class of entrants into the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame, recognizing "Arkansas' legendary restaurants, proprietors and food-theme events across the state." A panel of 13 food prof... Read More

Arkansas Food Hall of Fame in Rock City Eats

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Check out our mention in the latest Rock City Eats blog here! Read More

Food Hall of Fame finalists include SEA agencies

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Finalists have been announced for the 2018 class of the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame, including several in Southeast Arkansas. Check out this article from The Pine Bluff Commercial to learn more. Read More

Department of Arkansas Heritage announces Arkansas Food Hall of Fame finalists

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, January 22, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Jan. 22, 2018 Information Contact: Shelby Brewer 501-324-9349 [email protected] Department of Arkansas Heritage announces Arkansas Food Hall of Fame finalists LITTLE ROCK - Finalists have been announced for the 2018 class of the Arkansas Food Hall of... Read More

Tie Dye Travels Explores 2017 AFHOF Finalists, Sim's Bar-B-Que and the Gillett Coon Supper

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Kat Robinson, Arkansas food and travel writer, is no stranger to great food. She recently revisited Little Rock's Sim's Bar-B-Que, a lifelong favorite of hers and a 2017 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame finalist. Check out her mouthwatering article here. This weekend, the 75th annu... Read More

Arkansas Food Trucks

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, January 04, 2018

The food truck culture in Arkansas continues to thrive, with new trucks, unique styles and diverse ingredients popping up across the state. The Arkansas Food Hall of Fame celebrates these quick, genius tastes and appreciates the nominations of your local favorites! Whether you’re looking for ... Read More

The Tamale: 2018 Food of the Year

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, December 07, 2017

The tamale tradition has been steeped in mystery since it arrived on the scene in the early 20th century. Whether you believe it was brought here by soliders from the Mexican War or Native Americans, what does remain clear is the state’s affinity for the food. Arkansas’s taste for the tam... Read More

AFHOF nominee named in USA Today article

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, December 04, 2017

A 2017 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame nominee for the Food-Themed Event category was showcased in this USA Today article! Click here to learn how the Chocolate Roll Festival made Searcy County the "Chocolate Roll Capital of the World." Be sure to mark your calendars for March 6, 2018, when we ... Read More

Meet the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Committee!

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Monday, November 20, 2017

Nominations poured in for the 2018 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame! But who decides the winners? Meet the 13-person Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Committee! This group of Arkansas foodies, chefs, authors and historians understands and appreciates the unique food customs that flavor our Authentic Arka... Read More

ASA Preserves Arkansas Burger Company Artifacts

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, November 08, 2017

This month the Arkansas State Archives, a division of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, received a large collection of items from the Arkansas Burger Company in Little Rock. The Arkansas Burger Company was a favorite local restaurant on Cantrell Road for 17 years. Many of its loyal cus... Read More