The Most Iconic Food In The State Of Arkansas Isn’t What You Think
I cannot believe this is the most iconic food in Arkansas.
You know if there is a story about food I am all in. So I got stuck in one of those 'rabbit holes' on youtube and a video caught my eye on the most iconic food in every state. So of course I had to find out what is the iconic food in our area. Just to give you an idea of the kind of food we are talking about.
The most iconic food for Alaska is Salmon, I can see that for sure with all of that fishing we see on TV.
In Colorado, it is mountain oysters. If you don't know what they are, mountain oysters are deep-fried bull testicles.
Louisiana is all about Gumbo. I do love a good gumbo. There are so many different versions of Gumbo that are served in our area.
In Oklahoma, it is none other than the good ole 'chicken fried steak'. I know most of us have had this our entire lives/
In The great state of Texas you know it has to be world-class BBQ. From brisket to ribs Texas loves its BBQ.
So I am a little surprised that cheese dip is the most iconic food. But Arkansans take their cheese dip very seriously. There is even a cheese dip festival that is held yearly in Little Rock. Now, this is not the Rotel tomatoes mixed with Velveta cheese dip or Queso. It is cheese dip. Here are the details on this big cheese dip festival in Little Rock.
If you are curious, this is the listing of all 50 states and their most iconic food.