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An ongoing review of new foods at the 2019 Minnesota State Fair

31 official new foods will debut at the 2019 Minnesota State Fair. You will notice that foods on-a-stick are back (there weren’t any new on-a-stick additions in 2018). Another new trend: a vast amount of gluten-free options. But there will be many more new menu items to find than what’s on the New Foods list.

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There are secret alleyways in the Food Building at the Minnesota State Fair

The Food Building at the Minnesota State Fair is a blessing and a curse. There’s delicious food but it can get so crowded. I’m here to help you know exactly where to go so you’re not stuck sifting through the masses of people. Before I go any further, you need to know exactly what you

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55 things every Minnesotan should do this summer

Summers in Minnesota are too short to be bored, even if it is raining. For inspiration, I compiled this checklist of 55 things you can do before Labor Day. This guide is presented by Family Fun Twin Cities. For even more suggestions of what to do this summer, check out their Ultimate Summer Guide. Buy

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The 5 Minnesota State Fair foods every new attendee should eat

There are always new foods at the Minnesota State Fair, but if you’re new to the Great Minnesota Get Together, you need to start with the basics. I asked my Facebook and Twitter followers to list their favorite Fair foods. I compiled the list below. Once you try these foods, head to my list of

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The top 10 foods going into the start of the 2019 Minnesota State Fair

It’s a yearly tradition for me to share my top 10 Minnesota State Fair foods. I love to compile this list, simply because I love the Fair. During the Fair’s 12 day run, I am usually there 10 or 11 days. I end up eating a lot. Now, this list doesn’t have cookies or Pronto

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What you should know before visiting Minneapolis

This article was updated in May 2019 with current information. Minneapolis, the largest city in Minnesota, often gets overlooked. It’s considered ‘flyover worthy’ by some and ‘too cold’ by others. Despite the stereotypes, the city won bids to host big events. U.S. Bank Stadium hosted Super Bowl LII  in February 2018. ESPN’s X Games are

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Get ready now for the 2019 Minnesota State Fair

The 2018 Minnesota State Fair is done and if you’re in withdrawal like me, there are some ways to gear up for the 2019 Great Minnesota Get Together. I was on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live with ways to keep the State Fair in your life year-round. More information: Minnesota State Fair Foundation Taste of the

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Play Minnesota State Fair Bingo with this free template

The Minnesota State Fair’s website is a must-visit before you head out to the Great Minnesota Get Together. Watch my segment on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live to learn about State Fair Bingo cards and how to create a custom list of what you want to see and eat at the Fair. You’ll find the State

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The best non-alcoholic beverages at the Minnesota State Fair, and the cheapest pop

Sure, there’s always buzz about the best brews and specialty adult beverages you can find at the Minnesota State Fair, but there are some delightful beverages off the beaten path that all can enjoy. I appeared on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live with three of my favorites, along with the shops who consistently have the best

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