Posted at: 06/26/2013 3:11 PM
Updated at: 06/26/2013 3:17 PM

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New State Fair Foods Announced

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- The Minnesota State Fair announced the addition of over 40 new foods to the line-up at the State Fair.

The 2013 Minnesota State Fair runs Aug. 22 - Labor Day, Sept. 2. This year there will be over 450 foods from 300 concessions, according to the State Fair.

Here's the list of new foods. Those with a star are new vendors as well:

Bacon-Wrapped Grilled Shrimp On-A-Stick – Grilled shrimp wrapped in bacon and served on-a-stick.

At The Shrimp Shack, Located on Underwood Street at Carnes Avenue

Big Andy – ¼-pound hamburger topped with Philly steak, sautéed onions, red and green peppers, and melted American-Swiss cheese.

At Andys Grille, Located on Carnes Avenue near Chambers Street

Bourbon Wurst – Homemade specialty pork sausage seasoned with sage, caraway, nutmeg and infused with a distinctive and prestigious bourbon whiskey.

At Sausage by Cynthia, Located on Judson Avenue, just off Nelson Street

Breakfast Sausage Corndog – Breakfast sausage link dipped in a pancake corndog batter, deep fried and served with a side of maple syrup.

At Hansen’s Foods, Located on Judson Avenue, on the south side of the Horse Barn

Café Caribe’s Taco Slider Trio – A sampler of three bite-size tacos: grilled jerk chicken with cheese; pulled pork smothered in a tangy BBQ sauce; and crunchy shrimp topped with creamy chipotle sauce. All are garnished with citrus slaw.

At Café Caribe, Located on Carnes Avenue near Chambers Street

Cajun Pork Rinds – Flash-fried pork skins dusted with Cajun seasonings and served with lemon and Alabama-White BBQ sauce.

At Famous Dave’s, Located near the corner of Dan Patch Avenue and Liggett Street

Candied Bacon Cannoli – Chewy, caramelized bacon pieces paired with Ole’s sweet, smooth ricotta cheese filling in a fried, crunchy pastry shell.

At Ole’s Cannoli, Located inside the front entrance of Heritage Square

Chipotle Chicken Salad Fajita – Chicken, walnuts, Craisins and apples with shredded lettuce, chipotle sour cream and a hint of honey in a tortilla.

At Juanita’s Fajitas, Located in Carousel Park, just east of the Grandstand Ramp

Chocolate Chili Ice Cream – Homemade chocolate ice cream infused with a blend of dark chocolate and chili spices. The flavor is chocolate with a hint of heat in every bite.

At R&R Ice Cream, Located on Randall Avenue at Underwood Street

Chop Dogs – A Kramarczuk all-beef wiener chopped into pieces and grilled until the skin turns crusty. Served original-style, chili dog-style or in a brat-style currywurst.

At Blue Moon Dine-In Theater, Located on the corner of Chambers Street and Carnes Avenue

Cocoa Cheese Bites – Wisconsin cheddar cheese nuggets breaded with cocoa puffs, fried and served with a chocolate dipping sauce.

At Axel’s, Located on the outside southeast corner of the Food Building

Comet Corn – A futuristic caramel corn made with liquid nitrogen. This icy-cold popcorn is crispy, crunchy, sweet and salty, and leaves a trail of comet dust when exhaled out of the nose and mouth, creating a tingly, bubbly feeling.

At Blue Moon Dine-In Theater, Located on the corner of Chambers Street and Carnes Avenue

Craft Beer Battered Onion Rings – Thick-cut onions dipped in Indeed Daytripper, a local craft beer, then battered, deep fried and served with a spicy beer mustard.

At Ball Park Café, Located on Underwood Street near Carnes Avenue

Deep Fried Bread Pudding – Bite-size cubes of deep fried bread pudding served hot and drizzled with caramel sauce.

At O’Gara’s at the Fair, Located on the corner of Dan Patch Avenue and Cosgrove Street

Deep Fried Olives – Extra large, pitted green olives dipped in a seasoned batter, deep fried to a golden brown and served with dipping sauce.

At Fried Fruit, Located in Carousel Park east of the Grandstand Ramp

English Toffee Fudge Puppy – Chocolate-covered bits of English toffee baked in the middle of a fudge puppy (Belgian waffle on-a-stick) then dipped in chocolate and layered with whipped cream, a toffee sauce and more bits of chocolate-covered English toffee.

At Granny’s Kitchen Fudge Puppies, Located on the outside west wall of the Food Building

Flavored Corndogs* – Three different flavored corndogs: Double Bacon Corndog, Jalapeño Cheese Corndog and Sweet Corn Corndog. Flavored corndogs are offered with the following condiment options: mustard, ketchup, honey, double-bacon maple syrup, double-bacon mustard, double-bacon ketchup, nacho cheese, hot sauce, flavored salts and honey barbecue sauce.

Double Bacon Corndog – Bacon-wrapped hot dog dipped in a corndog batter blended with real bacon bits then deep-fried.

Jalapeño Cheese Corndog – Jalapeño and cheese-infused hot dog dipped in a spicy corndog batter then deep-fried.

Sweet Corn Corndog – Hot dog dipped in a corndog batter mixed with kernels of sweet corn then deep-fried.

At Campbell’s Flavored Corndogs (*New Food Vendor for 2013), Located on Cosgrove Street across from the Education Building

Fried Pickles ‘n’ Chocolate – Preferred Pickles' deep fried pickles dusted with powdered sugar and served with a side of chocolate for dipping.

At Preferred Pickles, Located on the corner of Dan Patch Avenue and Liggett Street

Funnel Cake Sundaes – Traditional funnel cakes served with soft-serve ice cream and sundae toppings.

At Funnel Cakes, Located on Dan Patch Avenue next to the SkyGlider

Grilled Glazed Donut – Traditional glazed donut grilled and served with a strawberry mint dipping sauce.

At Moe & Joe’s, Located on Judson Avenue next to the CHS Miracle of Birth Center

Gyros by G & G Concessions* – Serving traditional Greek gyros and chicken pitas.

At Gyros by G & G Concessions (*New Food Vendor for 2013), Located on Randall Avenue near Underwood Street

Hawaiian Dog – Pineapple wrapped in ham and baked in pretzel dough on-a-stick.

At Pretzel Haus, Located on Liggett Street east of the Horse Barn

Idaho Nachos* – Waffle fries topped with taco-flavored ground beef, nacho cheese, lettuce, tomato, scallions, sour cream, black olives and salsa.

At Tracy’s Idaho Taqueria (*New Food Vendor for 2013), Located on Randall Avenue west of Cooper Street

Idaho Taco* – A baked russet potato topped with taco-flavored ground beef or chicken, nacho cheese, lettuce, tomato, scallions, shredded cheddar, sour cream, black olives and salsa.

At Tracy’s Idaho Taqueria (*New Food Vendor for 2013), Located on Randall Avenue west of Cooper Street

Lobster Macaroni & Cheese – Fresh lobster tossed into a creamy macaroni & cheese dish made-to-order and prepared right in front of you.

At Oodles of Noodles, Located inside the Food Building on the east wall

Mancini’s Al Fresco* – Mancini’s Char House of St. Paul’s West 7th Street offering:

Cicchetti Cones – A spiral cone of fresh baked bread with one of the following fillings:

-Shrimp Fresco – shrimp tossed in a lemon and tarragon-based dressing with fresh leaf lettuce.

-The Original Meatball – piping hot meatballs in a fresh marinara sauce topped with parmesan cheese.

-Antipasti – fresh zucchini, cherry tomatoes, roasted peppers, provolone cheese and fresh leaf lettuce topped with a light dressing.

Mancini’s Signature Steak Sandwich – A seasoned and char-grilled USDA Choice top sirloin steak served on grilled focaccia. Also served with sautéed peppers and onions.

Porketta Pig Wings – Slow-roasted split pork shanks seasoned with Mancini's Iron Range-inspired seasoning.

Mancini’s Classic Char Grilled Garlic Toast – Thick sliced, fresh baked Italian bread dipped in garlic butter and char grilled.

At Mancini’s Al Fresco (*New Food Vendor for 2013), Located on Carnes Avenue near Nelson Street

Midtown Global Market 2013 Vendors

El Burrito* (Aug. 22 – 25) serving traditional authentic Mexican food.

Los Ocampo* (Aug. 26 – 29) serving authentic Mexican food.

Sonora Grill (Aug. 30 – Sept. 2) serving foods with an infusion of Spanish and South American flavors.

At A Taste of Midtown Global Market (*New Food Vendors for 2013), Located in the International Bazaar, east wall

Mini Donut Batter Crunch Ice Cream – Mini Donut Batter Crunch Ice Cream features a sweet

cream base folded with mini donut batter and a hint of nutmeg in a sugar spice crunch. Made by Minnesota’s own Izzy's Ice Cream.

At Hamline Dining Hall, Located on Dan Patch Avenue near Visitors Plaza

Minnepumpkin Pie – An individual deep fried pumpkin pie with cinnamon and sugar-dusted flaky crust and served with vanilla or cinnamon ice cream.

At Minneapple Pie, Located on Judson Avenue outside the Dairy Building

North Woods BBQ Taco – BBQ pulled pork topped with bourbon syrup and fresh coleslaw, served on a house-made corncake then wrapped in a flour tortilla.

At San Felipe Tacos, Located inside the Food Building, on the east side

Peanut Butter & Jelly Malts and Sundaes

Peanut Butter & Jelly Malt – Real dairy soft-serve ice cream hand blended with milk, malted milk powder, Goertze’s homemade peanut butter sauce and grape jelly.

Peanut Butter & Jelly Sundae – Real dairy soft-serve ice cream smothered in Goertze’s homemade creamy peanut butter sauce, sweet grape jelly, a crispy peanut butter cookie and real whipped cream.

At Goertze’s Dairy Kone, Located on Cooper Street behind the Leinie Lodge Bandshell

Persian Kabob Koobideh – Your choice of ground beef or chicken seasoned with onion, saffron and Persian spices - served alone or in a dish with basmati rice topped with saffron and butter.

At Holy Land Deli, Located in the International Bazaar, southeast corner

Philly Fries – Seasoned waffle fries topped with Philly steak, sautéed onions, red and green peppers, and melted American-Swiss cheese.

At Andys Grille, Located on Carnes Avenue near Chambers Street

Pitchfork Sausage* – A grilled sausage served on a specially designed pitchfork. Sausage flavor options include: mild sweet Italian sausage; Polish sausage; jalapeño cheese-infused hotdog; and a gluten-free sausage. A variety of condiment options include yellow mustard, spicy mustard, honey mustard, BBQ sauce, horseradish and hot & sour relish.

At Pitchfork Sausage (*New Food Vendor for 2013), Located on the corner of Dan Patch Avenue and Liggett Street.

Pork Belly Sliders – Thick-cut slices of pork belly bacon topped with red cabbage slaw and O’Gara’s sauce, served on a bun.

At O’Gara’s at the Fair, Located on the corner of Dan Patch Avenue and Cosgrove Street.

Portobello Bites – Grilled sourdough toast brushed with creamy roasted garlic sauce, topped with aged romano and parmesan cheeses, and a slice of Portobello mushroom, served warm from the grill.

At Minnesota Wine Country, Located on Underwood Street across from the Agriculture Horticulture Building

The Sandwich Stop*

Deep Fried Monte Cristo – A triple decker ham and turkey sandwich with Swiss and American cheese deep fried in a light and crispy batter, and garnished with powdered sugar and raspberry preserves.

Curry Turkey Bacon Melt – Turkey, bacon, Swiss cheese and a sweetened curry mayo prepared on a sub bun, then pressed for a crispy melted crunch.

Pressed Cuban Sandwich – Roasted pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles and a special homemade Cuban sauce prepared on a sub bun, then pressed for a crispy melted crunch.

At The Sandwich Stop (*New Food Vendor for 2013), Located on Clough Street, on the east side of the Poultry Barn.

Three Little Pigs Torta – Pork loin, black forest ham and applewood smoked bacon served on a toasted French bread roll with beans, tomatoes, onions, jalapeño peppers, chipotle mayo, lettuce, swiss cheese and avocado.

At Manny’s Tortas, Located inside the Food Building on the east side

Wine Glazed Deep Fried Meatloaf – Homemade meatloaf deep fried on-a-stick with a red pepper wine glaze.