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Aug. 25 – Labor Day, Sept. 5, 2022

306 Days 3 Hours 11 Mins

New Foods for 2021

Sausage Sister & Me

Banh Minn Bun and Banh Minn Bowl

Inspired by Vietnamese cuisine, a sausage made with a variety of Asian seasonings, served in a crusty baguette smeared with a Sriracha sauce and topped with shredded and pickled carrot, radish, chopped jalapeño and a sprig of fresh cilantro. The bun-less bowl starts with a five-grain blend and is topped with shredded and pickled carrot, radish, Asian slaw, chopped jalapeño, sausage slices, cilantro and a drizzle of Sriracha sauce.

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Giggles' Campfire Grill

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.

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Sara's Tipsy Pies

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.

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The Blue Barn

Buffalo Chicken Doughscuit

Fluffy biscuit-style doughnuts stuffed with shredded chicken, glazed with a sweet & spicy buffalo icing, and topped with crispy bacon bits.

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Blue Moon Dine-In Theater

Caramelized Banana Pudding

Layers of homemade vanilla pudding, fresh bananas, toasted 'nilla wafers, caramelized cocoa crispy cereal, caramel sauce and fresh whipped cream.

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Midtown Global Market's Andy's Garage


Chorizo by The Herbivorous Butcher dipped in a classic corndog batter, deep-fried on-a-stick with choice of avocado salsa or mole sauce drizzled on top or on the side. Served with Mexican BBQ chips. (Vegan) (Aug. 26-31 only) *New vendor

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Cracklin Prime Nachos

Deep-fried chicharrón covered in prime rib slices, ¡Que Bueno! nacho cheese, pico de gallo and green onion slices.

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Farmers Union Coffee Shop

Cucumber Jalapeño Limeade

Limeade made with juiced Minnesota-grown cucumbers and jalapeño syrup, served with a cucumber slice.

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LuLu's Public House

Dual Berry Shortcake

Strawberries and blueberries over a sugar-coated Betty & Earl’s biscuit, topped with whipped cream and balsamic glaze.

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Midtown Global Market's Los Ocampo


Mexican street corn off-the-cob topped with mayonnaise, Cotija cheese and pequin chile powder. (Sept. 1-6)

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Minnesota Wine Country

Fudge & Fruit!

Fresh strawberries and fudge brownies dipped in wine-infused dark chocolate, drizzled with wine-infused white chocolate and served on-a-stick.

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Dino's Gyros

Greek Stuffed Ravioli

Mediterranean pastry dough stuffed with cream cheese, tzatziki sauce, mozzarella cheese, pepperoncini, tomato, gyro meat and Dino’s Greek seasoning, deep-fried and drizzled with roasted garlic butter.

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The Hangar

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.

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Fluffy's Hand Cut Donuts

Jumbo Donut Sundae

A jumbo frosted yeast-raised donut available in a variety of flavors, topped with vanilla soft-serve ice cream, hot fudge and blend of sprinkles. *New Vendor

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Hot Indian

Kerala Fried Chicken Kati Roll

Marinated, battered and fried chicken tenders wrapped in paratha (layered flatbread) with chutneys and slaw.

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Mancini's al Fresco

La Floretta

Oven-roasted cauliflower florets seasoned with Iron Range herbs and spices and served with Calabrian sweet chili sauce. (Gluten-free, vegan)

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The Naughty Biscuit

Smoked pork belly topped with beer cheese sauce, arugula, pickled red onions and candied jalapeños served on a buttermilk biscuit.

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Nordic Waffles

Nordic Waffles – Chicken & Macaroni Nordic Waffle and I-Scream Waffle Sandwich

Two new fresh-made waffle wraps: A Southern-fried spicy chicken drummy and cheesy macaroni, finished with a drizzle of honey on a warm Nordic waffle; and a classic ice cream cookie sandwich, crunchy kettle corn and chocolate drizzle dusted with sprinkles all wrapped in a Nordic waffle.

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Hot Indian

Paneer Pakora

Seasoned paneer cheese cubes fried in a gluten-free batter and served with tomato butter. (Gluten-free)

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Green Mill

Pizza Lucy

Sausage patty topped with pizza sauce, pepperoni and mozzarella cheese, stuffed in homemade Green Mill pizza dough, and topped with Italian seasonings, cheese and crumbled pepperoni.

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Scenic 61 by New Scenic Café

Sashimi Tuna Tacos

Crisp wonton shells filled with ahi tuna, avocado and sesame soy. Thai slaw with peanut dressing, pickled ginger and wasabi served on the side. *New Vendor

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The Hideaway Speakeasy

Sidecar Sandwich

Thick-cut cognac-infused bacon smothered with Cointreau and citrus marmalade, layered with melted havarti, smoked Gouda and aged cheddar, served on toasted sourdough bread and garnished with fresh orange slices.

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Funnel Cakes

S’Mores Funnel Cake

Graham cracker funnel cake topped with marshmallow, milk chocolate chunks and more graham cracker bits.

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Summer Lakes Beverage

Summer Lakes Beverages in 3 varieties: Wedge-Hammer, Lake Storm Lemonade and Bama! Lemon Sweet Tea

These 2021 State Fair-exclusive mocktails are all gluten-free and vegan. *New vendor

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Andy's Grille

Waffle Burger

Quarter-pound bacon cheeseburger served between two maple-infused candied sweet crunch waffles with a side of maple syrup.

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Variety of Hummus Bowls

The selection includes: Hummus bi lahme (minced beef shawarma, lemon sauce, parsley, pine nuts, sumac); Chili Baba (garlic chili oil, kimchi, scallions, za’atar); Falafelicious (falafel, fried eggplant, warm chickpeas, pickled cabbage, Arabic pickles, tahini, sumac); Dilly Dilly (dill pickle hummus, dill pickles, cheese curds, crispy onions; Truffle (truffle hummus, roasted wild mushrooms, pine nuts); and more. *New Vendor

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Solem Concessions Cheese Curds and Mini Donuts

Blueberry Mini Donuts, Cajun Cheese Curds

Featuring brand-new blueberry mini donuts, plus classic cheese curds in Cajun (new to the fair!), ranch, garlic and original flavors. *New Vendor

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Auntie M's Gluten Free

Gluten-Free Corndogs, Funnel Cakes and Cheese Curds

Serving gluten-free corndogs, funnel cakes and cheese curds. Funnel cakes are available in strawberries and cream and apple pie flavors or with powdered sugar, cinnamon or chocolate topping choices. *New Vendor

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Libby's Ice Cream & Co.

Banana Split On-A-Stick and Ice Cream Creations

Soft serve ice cream in a variety of flavors served in cones and cups and as shakes, sundaes and floats. Plus, banana split on-a-stick, frozen banana on-a-stick and cheesecake on-a-stick - all dipped in chocolate. *New Vendor

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Spinning Wylde

Hand-Spun Cotton Candy with Toppings, Fresh-Pressed Watermelon Juice

More than 30 dye-free and natural flavors of handspun cotton candy clouds made with organic cane sugar, plus fresh-pressed watermelon juice. *New Vendor

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