New foods added to Minnesota State Fair

The Minnesota State Fair has added 26 official new foods and four new food vendors to the expansive menu already offered at the Great Minnesota Get-Together. In total, nearly 500 foods will be available at 300 different concession locations throughout the fairgrounds. Here is a sampling of the new foods, patrons will find at this year’s state fair: Bison Bites: A North Woods spin on ravioli with ground bison, braised fennel, portobello mushrooms and fresh basil wrapped in classic egg dough, deep-fried and served with a sweet bourbon sauce with a little kick. Location: At Giggles’ Campfire Grill, located on the southeast corner of Lee Avenue & Cooper Street at The North Woods. Blue Raspberry Blitzed: Traditional hand pie filled with a raspberry, blueberry and apple blend infused with UV Blue Vodka and topped with cotton candy sugar. Location: At Sara’s Tipsy Pies, located in the Food Building, south wall. Fudge & Fruit!: Fresh strawberries and fudge brownies dipped in wine-infused dark chocolate, drizzled with wine-infused white chocolate and served on-a-stick. Location: At Minnesota Wine Country, located on the west side of Underwood Street between Carnes & Judson avenues. Island Hopper: Hollowed-out half-pineapple filled with charbroiled chicken glazed with teriyaki sauce and served with steamy white rice and pineapple chunks, topped with green onions and sesame seeds. Location: At The Hangar, located at the North End, southwest.


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