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 (pictured): 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 section.
Watch future issues of the Citizen for a complete list of the new foods that will be served at the Minnesota State Fair in 2021.
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