Tag: Minnesota State Fair

All the Food Worth Trying at the Minnesota State Fair

We tasted new food at the Minnesota State Fair – here’s our take. By AndrewZimmern.com Staff Tasked with sampling a slew of new foods at the State Fair, we skipped breakfast and headed out early Thursday morning with empty stomachs and open minds. There were pleasant surprises (maple bacon shaved ice!), a few safe bets (anything with…  Read More

5 Questions: Lizz Winstead

Comedy for a Cause The co-creator of The Daily Show and Air America Radio, Lizz Winstead is a brilliant comedian. These days, she’s using her platform to advocate for women’s reproductive rights through a national comedy tour supporting Planned Parenthood and her organization Lady Parts Justice, which uses humor, parodies and events like V to Shining V…  Read More

New Minnesota State Fair Foods For 2015

New Foods at the Minnesota State Fair The Great Minnesota Get-Together always makes room for a host of new foods to try. This year is no exception, with over 50 fresh eats to sample. Fans of Sriracha, ice cream, and everything deep-fried will have plenty to celebrate, so here’s the line up for 2015: [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”15″ gal_title=”New Minnesota State Fair…  Read More

7 Mouthwatering Minnesota Food Festivals

Minnesota summers may be short, but we never take a sunny day for granted. We jam-pack June-September with events celebrating the food, drink, art and music that make Minnesota an amazing place to live. You probably already know that my favorite food festival on earth is the Minnesota State Fair. But there are several other…  Read More

Go Fork Yourself: State Fair Hangover

State Fair Hangover The Great Minnesota Get-Together Molly tries to recover from a State Fair hangover while Andrew is disappointed about some new fair foods. Plus, they share restaurant recommendations for Boston and their favorite ways to prepare pork. Recommendations: The 38 Essential Boston Restaurants (Eater) This episode is sponsored by: Find out more and get…  Read More

18 Must-Try Minnesota State Fair Foods

Where to Eat at the Great Minnesota Get-Together I love the Minnesota State Fair so much that I try to go all 12 days. Every year there’s a list of new food booths, serving every type of novelty deep-fried and on-a-stick creations, but when it comes down to it, half of the food sales comes…  Read More

5 Questions: Candy Freeman & Lois Thielen

Minnesota’s Blue Ribbon Bakers When it comes to prize-winning cakes, cookies, muffins and breads, Candy Freeman and Lois Thielen are the women to beat. The Minnesota natives jumped into the competition baking circuit nearly 20 years ago, and have since won too many ribbons to keep track. This year, Freeman’s orange bundt cake won Grand…  Read More

AZ Canteen

Off the Eaten Path I am thrilled to announce the launch of my new food truck, AZ Canteen. It’s been a loooong and involved labor of love, but I can’t wait to share the final product will all of you. We’re unveiling the truck at the Minnesota State Fair next Saturday. Goat sausage samples for…  Read More

AZ Canteen

Off the Eaten Path I am thrilled to announce the launch of my new food truck, AZ Canteen. It’s been a loooong and involved labor of love, but I can’t wait to share the final product will all of you. We’re unveiling the truck at the Minnesota State Fair next Saturday. Goat sausage samples for…  Read More