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5 foods and drinks to keep you cool at the Minnesota State Fair

If you’re looking to cool down on a hot day at the Minnesota State Fair, check out my top five foods and drinks to get! Mint milkshake  What: a refreshing change to fried food Where: Gopher Dairy Bar (attached to the Cattle Barn) on Judson 2017 cost: $6 2. Apple cider popsicles What: a cheap

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An ongoing review of new Minnesota State Fair foods for 2017

UPDATED 9/3/17 The Minnesota State Fair is serving up 31 new foods in 2017*. Keep checking back to get my thoughts on what’s worth trying…and what isn’t deserving of your cash. * = so the Fair says there are 31 new foods, but it won’t take much walking around to see there are plenty more. State Fair

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You can eat new State Fair foods before the Fair even starts

It’s not the most publicized, but it’s truly a fun night. And it’ll make your friends jealous. Every year on the Thursday before the Minnesota State Fair starts, traditional and new Fair food vendors gather in the International Bazaar for an event called Taste of the Fair. And you can attend. In addition to the

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The 12 Minnesota State Fair foods you need to eat

2017 marks my 28th consecutive year attending the Minnesota State Fair. I’m obsessed. For the last 12 years (soon to be 13), I have worked at the Great Minnesota Get Together representing my daytime employer. And with that, I’ve had plenty of time to eat my way around the Fairgrounds. This food list goes beyond

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Now open: HopCat

The vacant restaurant space at Nicollet Mall and Fifth Street in downtown Minneapolis is quiet no more. Welcome HopCat. Now the 14th location in their portfolio, HopCat’s true focus is on beer. Their main menu includes 30 local brews that will constantly stay on tap. Dozens of other beers, both regional and national, will rotate.

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Move over, flash mob. A ‘flash dinner’ is coming to Minneapolis

You’ve seen the videos of flash mobs execute choreographed dances at weddings and in public spaces. An upcoming flash event is bound to have less jazz squares and more squares of ravioli. A group called Handmade Events is planning a PopUp Dinner to take place Saturday, August 12 at a undisclosed park in Minneapolis. On

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