Minnesota State Fair Food Preview

Everybody thinks their own State Fair is the granddaddy of them all, but Minnesota always sets the pace with the “food on a stick” segment. )Long before Jose Jalapeno emerged!) Be sure to stop by any (or all ) of the following outlets:

Big Fat Bacon – One-third pound slice of bacon fried and carmelized with maple syrup, served on-a-stick with dipping sauces.

Andre’s – Chocolate covered watermelon on a stick.

Bayou Bob’s – seasoned alligator bites on a stick.

Dino’s – Greek meatballs on a stick.

Fudge Puppies – Belgian waffles dipped in swiss chocolate. Yes, on a stick!

O’Gara’s – Reuben on a stick

Scotch Eggs – scotch eggs on a stick

New this year? Spam burgers, spam curds, deep-fried banana split, brat burgers, sunfish filets in a boat, walleye fries, peanut butter hot dogs, and a hot dog wrapped in french fries, on a stick!

Download your map to fair ground food here:

The fair starts August 27! Geez, I just noticed Jeff Dunham is one of the headliners. Maybe my remark above about Jose Jalapeno was right on target! Jose, meet the deep fryer.

(Photo courtesy of Minnesota State Fair)

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