State fair fare

State fairs come and go throughout the year, leaving many consumers craving their favorite food on a stick or deep fried bite the rest of the time. Some operators have tapped into that food lust as state fair-inspired foods continue to make their way onto menus across the country. While some are sticking with the classic flavors, others are putting their own touches on these indulgent treats.

Piggly’s at the Fare
Mesa, Ariz.
Fried Bacon on a Stick; $4.99

AJ Bombers
Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin
Wisconsin Cheddar Cheese Curds served with chipotle ranch dressing; $4.50

Hot Dog Stop
Scottsdale, Ariz.
Corn Dog served with fries; $3.55

Bangers & Lace
Chicago, Ill.
Corn Dog with a brioche corn bread batter; $4

Philadelphia, Penn.
Deep Fried Twinkie Burger featuring two deep-fried Twinkie buns, a beef and pork belly patty, white American cheese and bacon; $12

Saddle Ranch Chop House
Locations in California and Arizona
The Cotton Candy Tower; a 3-foot tower of classic cotton candy; $7.99

A Salt & Battery
New York City
Deep Fried Mars Bar; $4

State Fair
Chicago, Ill.
Funnel Cake; pumpkin spice; $4


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