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Thursday, July 30, 2009

Our Food.

Posted By on Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 9:04 AM

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Much debate here lately about what constitues Arkansas food. So here's a forum for which to discuss said foods.

In my own travels, I've discovered a few things.

  • About 85 percent of all the Arkansas restaurants I have visited serve some variation on a Reuben sandwich.
  • The almost universal item common to Arkansas menus is the inclusion of pie -- sometimes the round sort with meringue, sometimes a fried pie, but always some sort of pie.
  • The one item that I have yet to see on a menu outside of Arkansas: fried Petit Jean bologna sandwich.
  • We tend to serve our catfish up with a slice of raw onion.
  • The older the restaurant, the more likely it is you will be presented with a basket of crackers and pats of butter or margarine.
  • I've only rarely seen purplehull peas on a menu, and that's a damn shame.
  • We tend to have cole slaw on our barbecue sandwiches.

So... here you go.  I'm very interested to see what else comes up out of this conversation. 

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