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Minn. State Fair announces nearly 50 new food items

From Chocolate Chili Ice Cream to Wine Glazed Deep Fried Meatloaf, fairgoers will have 47 new menu items to choose from at this year’s Great Minnesota Get-Together.

More heavy sandwiches for meat-eaters debut this year like the Big Andy, a quarter-pound burger topped with Philly steak, onions, peppers and cheese, found at Andy’s Grille or the Three Little Pigs Torta–pork, ham and bacon on a toasted French bread roll–will be served at Manny’s Tortas.

Big Andy

For those craving something sweet, sample a Candied Bacon Cannoli, Cocoa Cheese Bites, Fried Pickles ‘n’ Chocolate or a Funnel Cake Sundae.

Cocoa Cheese Bites

St. Paul staple Mancini’s Al Fresco is setting up shop at the fair this year, serving Cicchetti Cones, steak sandwiches, pig wings and garlic toast.

Mancini’s Signature Steak Sandwich

Favorites from Midtown Global Market, including El Burrito, Los Ocampo and Sonora Grill, will also be available.

To see the full list of new items and vendors, click here. For more photos, click here.

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