he Oxford dictionary defines a dairy bar as "A snack bar that sells ice cream and other refreshments." Here in Arkansas, it describes a whole selection of restaurants we love. What makes a dairy bar different from other food establishments? It's a location that serves ice cream - and sustenance other than ice cream, like burgers, or hot dogs. It serves these delights from a window at a permanent establishment.
Most of Arkansas's dairy bars have long roots into the past, some having been in existence 50 years or more. There are a few younger joints here and there. All of them fit into the category of classic eateries.
Come travel with Arkansas food historian Kat Robinson to every corner of Arkansas, to seek out delectable dishes and the stories behind the folks that make them, on this fantastic culinary itinerary of Arkansas dairy bars.
Venture into every corner of the state with this handy guide that takes you to each and every mom-and-pop shop, local favorites that stand at the heart of their communities, beloved destinations where generations return again and again to enjoy nostalgic fare that's
absolutely unbeatable. Use the handy edge guide to explore eight regions of The Natural State. Read the history behind these places, and enjoy more than 200 photos and illustrations that will have you hankering for a culinary roadtrip.
- ISBN-13: 9781952547041
- ISBN-10: 1952547040
- Publisher: Tonti Press
- Publish Date: November 2021
- Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.66 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.97 pounds
- Page Count: 242