Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Arkansas Food: The A to Z of Eating in The Natural State.

You may have been wondering why Tie Dye Travels has been quiet as of late. An eleven year project based on the idea of defining our state's definitive dishes and traditions is about to come to fruition, in the form of a new book. Take a look inside Arkansas Food.


Wednesday, October 10, 2018

The 2018 Arkansas State Fair Food Guide.

As you've come to expect from Tie Dye Travels, here's a comprehensive alphabetic list of all the really cool food available at the Arkansas State Fair this year - plus the top new food items you'll find at this year's fair. Do note that prices and items will be updated as they're located on the fairgrounds. Check back when you're ready to go, and be sure to bookmark this site on your phone.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

You Need These Mamma Z's Tortilla Factory Tortillas In Your Life.

You haven't tasted corn tortillas until you've sampled the extraordinary, organic version created by Mamma Z's Tortilla Factory in Bentonville. These tortillas aren't created from cornmeal from a sack. They're made from masa ground on-site from organic whole corn, and they are the tortilla you need for your next taco.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Largest Local Lime Location Opening Looms in Rogers.

I've seen things. Really remarkable things. And you'll be able to see them soon, too. Let's talk about the latest Local Lime locale,and what to expect. Also, I ate things. Because that happens.

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Grider Field Restaurant a Local Favorite at the Pine Bluff Regional Airport.

Soul food, comfort food and a slice of history are all on the menu at Grider Field Restaurant, within the Pine Bluff Regional Airport Terminal south of town. Check out this video package and read all about this neat spot to dine!

The Overload.

There comes a time in one's life when you are presented with the opportunities around you and you stop, just for a moment, because you have to breathe. Let me share a small bit.


Monday, April 23, 2018

Friday, April 13, 2018

Sunday, April 1, 2018

The Great Arkansas Restroom Hunt.

Coming off the heels of the success of Another Slice of Arkansas Pie, I've decided to move on to my next project and book, The Handy Book of Arkansas Restrooms. Take a sneak peek inside.

**Though this started off as an April Fool's posting, the surprising amount of approval may bring this book to fruition. Eventually.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

At Little Rock's Fassler Hall, Have a Sausage Party With Your Friends.

If that title brought you to view this article for less than culinary reasons, that's all on you. Fassler Hall's fine array of handmade sausages is worth your lunchtime, especially on Mondays, when all those laudable links are half off.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Woodgrove Antique Mall's Tea Room is a Secret Delight.

You can find great pie at bakeries, restaurants, and even truck stops in Arkansas. One of the most complex pies in the state is found in the back of an antique mall in Heber Springs. Let's check out the tea room at the back of the Woodgrove Antique Mall.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Fairy Tale Delights at Briar Rose Bakery in Farmington.

Miniature pies are adorable. Imagine a place, though, where the adorable pies are outdone by the surroundings, a country cottage in the Ozarks where delectable savory and sweet treats co-exist side by side. Welcome... to the Briar Rose Zone.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Brews, Brisket and a Blackberry Fried Pie at Rockin' Pig Saloon in Eureka Springs.

Honestly, there are all the brews at the Rockin' Pig, a great place to kick back in Eureka Springs. I didn't have one, but that did not keep me from enjoying the relaxed attitude at this bar and restaurant out on the US 62 Bypass.

Friday, January 5, 2018

Put a Pin In Your Slow Roll at Dust Bowl in Little Rock.

The Oklahoma-based concept comes to Little Rock, complete with the soundtrack and style of the 1970s. Let's take a look inside the new Dust Bowl bar, restaurant and bowling center on East Capitol.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Sweet and Tangy Sim's Barbecue Riles the Memory.

Established in 1937, some would argue Sim's sauce is the particular flavor one should consider when thinking about barbecue in Little Rock.  Known for fall-apart pork butt, pork ribs and beef brisket, it’s the thin and tangy sweet vinegar sauce that makes this mainstay so memorable.