It’s a handheld thing of beauty, the sandwich. Although originally a British finger food, over time the sandwich has become a staple of American cuisine. What was usually thought of as a lunchtime food has found its way into the day’s other meals — and we’re okay with that!

Within two slices of bread is typically meat, cheese and vegetables, but sandwiches have become as diverse as the people who enjoy them. With all the fun things to do in Fayetteville and Northwest Arkansas, grabbing some food in between attractions and activities is a smart move.

Nothing is better on vacation than sleeping in and then taking in a leisurely breakfast. With so much to do in Fayetteville, you’ll want to be sure you’re charged up before you explore.

The burger: an American food staple. A simple concept — ground meat, buns, toppings and condiments — yet everyone has a personal preference, and nowadays it seems as if there are a million variations. However, one thing will always remain the same: a good burger stays with you forever.

Dates: July 29-30

Visitors to Fayetteville this weekend looking for something fun to do are in luck if they love craft beer and live music. Nomads Music Lounge, located at 1431 S. School Ave., will host Beer-Ology Fest on July 29-30.

Every fall, Razorback fans travel to Fayetteville to watch the Hogs play football. College game day is a staple of American culture, especially in the South and SEC, but the weekend fun is much more than a Saturday battle on the gridiron. Besides tailgating and cheering at Reynolds Razorback Stadium, here are some of the most popular traditions and things to do Friday through Sunday while in Fayetteville for a football game.

If you are staying on campus for the Walmart Shareholder’s meeting, you can experience Fayetteville the walkable way. The lovely University of Arkansas campus is just a few strollable minutes away from Fayetteville’s fabled entertainment district, Dickson Street, and the scenic Downtown Fayetteville Square.

Experience Fayetteville with the locals during First Thursday, a community-centered, family-friendly event on the historic downtown square. The fun begins Thursday, June 1st, at 5 p.m. and features live music, delicious food, exhibits from local artists and interactive kid-centered activities, all in a lovely outdoor setting.

While Cinco de Mayo is officially the celebration of a Mexican military victory, in the United States we celebrate Mexican-American culture and fabulous Mexican food.

In Fayetteville, many folks look to the restaurants serving mouthwatering Mexican food every day. We have dozens of fantastic local restaurants that serve everything from Tex- Mex to regionally authentic cuisine.

There’s a new truck in town! If you visit one of our favorite food spaces, the Yacht Club on College, you’ll probably notice Moby the Narwhal and his big, blue bus.