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SLIDESHOW: 40 new food items announced for 2015 Minnesota State Fair

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (KTTC) -- The Minnesota State Fair has announced 40 new mouth-watering food items for the 2015 Great Minnesota Get-Together.

The new items were unveiled Tuesday. In addition to the 40 foods, there will also be 11 new frozen treats, bringing the total to nearly 500 foods for fair-goers to choose from among 300 vendors.

Here are some of the new food items: 

Buffalo'd Bones – Slow-smoked center cut St. Louis-style spare ribs, fried, tossed in buffalo sauce and served with blue cheese dressing and celery. Find it at Famous Dave's, located on the north side of West Dan Patch Avenue between Liggett and Chambers streets west of the Grandstand.

Butter Chicken Samosas – Pastries filled with chicken in a tomato curry sauce and served with a side of green chutney. Sweet Summer Vegetable Samosas with corn, peas and onions are also available. Find them at Hot Indian, located at Taste of Midtown Global Market at the International Bazaar, east wall.

Chilled Bread Pudding – Custardy bread pudding baked and served chilled – sundae-style – with a warm glaze/dunking sauce and a choice of crunchy “Moon Gravel” condiments, such as Granola Crunch, Cinnamon Churro Cookie, Candy Roasted Pecans and Rum Soaked Raisins. Find it at Blue Moon Dine-In Theater, located on the northeast corner of Carnes Avenue and Chambers Street.

Cowboy Dave's Cluck & Moo – Smashed potatoes, roasted beef and grilled chicken covered with beef gravy, crispy onions and mustard BBQ sauce. Find it at The Blue Barn, located at West End Market, east side, south of the History & Heritage Center.

Grandma Deb's Snicker Bar Salad – Chopped Snickers® bars and Granny Smith apples tossed in vanilla pudding with whipped cream and drizzled with caramel sauce. Find it at The Blue Barn, located at West End Market, east side, south of the History & Heritage Center.

Grilled Venetian-Style Pizza – Grilled over an open flame for a crispy crust and offered in three varieties: Margherita (oven-roasted tomatoes, cheese and basil); Farm Fresh (olives, sweet red peppers, arugula greens and fresh goat cheese); and Spicy Salami (thin-sliced salami, cheese, oregano and red pepper flakes) Find it at Mancini's Al Fresco, located on the north side of Carnes Avenue between Nelson and Underwood streets

Hot Tail – Roasted pig tail coated in a scallion ginger sauce. Find it at The Rabbit Hole, located at Taste of Midtown Global Market at the International Bazaar, east wall.

Kimchi ‘n' Curry Poutine – Braised pork and potatoes smothered with curry gravy and cheddar cheese, then topped with kimchi and a poached egg. Find it at The Rabbit Hole, located at Taste of Midtown Global Market at the International Bazaar, east wall.

Minnesota BEE-NICE Gluten-Free Muffin – Minnesota-grown, pollinator-friendly blueberries, sweet corn and honey with a hint of chipotle in a gluten-free cornbread muffin. Find it at Minnesota Farmers Union, located on the north side of Dan Patch Avenue between Cooper and Cosgrove streets.

Pretzel Croissant Sandwich – Gluten-free and nitrate-free grilled chicken breast and ham, Swiss cheese and fresh spinach smothered in honey mustard and chive aioli, grilled and served hot on a pretzel dough croissant or gluten-free toast. Find it at French Meadow Bakery, located on the north side of Carnes Avenue between Nelson and Underwood streets.

Salad Named Soo – Cubed watermelon, basil, mint, arugula and almonds mixed with a chili honey lime sauce. Find it at The Rabbit Hole, located at Taste of Midtown Global Market at the International Bazaar, east wall.

Sara's Tipsy Pies – This new State Fair vendor features 5 varieties of hand pies: ? State Fair Rhubarb Blue Hunny Do – only at the State Fair: Blend of fresh local strawberry rhubarb and baby blueberries baked with Hunny Do Wheat Beer, a honey dew melon-flavored beer, and topped with a Hunny Do Tipsy Topping; ? 2GINGERS® Irish Apple: Traditional apple pie made with 2GINGERS® Irish whiskey; ? Bapple: Wild blueberries and apples with a honey stinger mead; ? Maple Bacon Apple Breakfast (available 8-10:30 a.m. only): Filled with apples in maple syrup, then finished with a beer glaze and candied, slightly spicy bacon bits; ? Salted Caramel Apple: Traditional apple pie with caramel beer filling. Find it at Sara's Tipsy Pies, located in the Food Building, south wall.

SPAM® Burgers in 5 New Flavors – Grilled SPAM® burger with cheese and onions, in your choice of five flavors: Jalapeño, Hot & Spicy, Bacon, Hickory Smoke and Black Pepper. Find them at SPAM® Burgers, located at Carousel Park, south of the Grandstand.

Sriracha Balls – Two choices of filling breaded in panko, deep-fried and drizzled with Sriracha sauce: blend of shredded chicken, corn, tomatoes, egg and Sriracha; or Sriracha cream cheese with corn, tomatoes and egg. Find them at Boulevard Grill, located at the Warner Coliseum, west end

Wine Fried Kalettes – Battered kale, fried crispy in wine and served with sweet Thai chili sauce. Find them at Minnesota Wine Country, located on the west side of Underwood Street between Carnes and Judson avenues.


The 2015 Minnesota State Fair gets underway August 27 and will wrap up September 7.


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