Heaven on a Stick: a trip to  SEP 04 2003

Heaven on a Stick: a trip to the Minnesota State Fair.

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Glutton23 04 200312:23PM

1) A trip to the Minnesota Get-Together without a pronto pup? Sucka foo. 2) Don't knock the pork chop on a stick until you've tested it.

Dave Hendler53 04 200310:53PM

And they missed the best food on a stick at the Minnesota Fair - the Fried Twinkie on a Stick.

Jose50 04 200311:50PM

And I thought that pronto pups were only summer in Grand Haven, Michigan food. It seems they have migrated across the lake.

jaimehotdish04 05 2003 9:04AM

we saw people walking around blindly whilst gobbling the pups - shoving the entire stake into their mouths, asking to be pushed over to their deaths, death by pronto pup stake. it was enough to keep us away.

Deep Fried Butter on a Stick23 05 200312:23PM

I go on a crash diet 3-4 works prior to the Minnesota State Fair. For more than a decade, a friend and I have engaged in multi-day food wars in a united effort to take the art of fair eating where it has never gone before. My record day this year (not even close to my personal best, back when I was young and spry) is outlined below:

Beer ($5)
Deep Fried Cheese Curds ($3)
Pronto Pop ($3)
Beer ($5)
Roasted Corn ($2)
Pork Chop on a Stick ($5)
Beer ($5)
French Fry Bucket ($4.75)
Beer ($5)
Roasted Corn ($2)
Deep Fried Cheese Curds ($3)
Alligator on a Stick ($3.25)
Beer ($5)
Turkey Jerky ($3)
Sweet Marthas Cookies and Milk ($4.75)
Large Lemonade ($4)
Tiny Tims Mini Donuts ($3.75)

Total Consumption: $71.25

JM30 05 2003 2:30PM

i once saw jaime eat a fried kitten on a stick. if you have kittens, keep them the hell away from the minnesota state fair.

Bevington Sarah 38 25 2004 5:38AM

'Love -- a grave mental disease.' Plato

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