November 23, 2014

“Year of Popcorn” at 2013 Indiana State Fair

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Light and fluffy, sometimes sweet or salty, popcorn is one of America’s favorite snack foods. In Indiana, that means big business. The Hoosier state is the nation’s second largest popcorn producer, which is why popcorn will be the featured product at the 2013 Indiana State Fair. “People have long known Indiana for being a tremendous corn-producing state, but very few folks know about our … [Read more...]

Dairy Bar Treats Delight 80,000+ State Fair Visitors

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It was “The Year of Dairy Cows” at the 2012 Indiana State Fair, and over 80,000 fairgoers celebrated by heading straight to the American Dairy Association of Indiana’s iconic Dairy Bar to enjoy their favorite treats. Over 64,400 rich, thick milkshakes—the Dairy Bar’s signature item—were served from the popular Main Street structure that pays homage to historic round dairy barns. Chocolate was … [Read more...]

Spaghetti ice cream named State Fair’s “Signature Food”

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Colorful concoction defeats five other dairy creations Monroe Concessions’ Spaghetti Ice Cream has been voted the 2012 ‘Signature Food’ at the Indiana State Fair.  Online voters selected this dish after reading the insights from a panel of eight judges who tasted all six entries. Fairgoers can find the winning dessert on Main Street across from the Pepsi Coliseum, the spot given to the … [Read more...]

Local food specialties featured at State Fair’s new DuPont Food Pavilion

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Pavilion celebrates all components of Indiana’s “food chain” Everyone loves food. Hoosiers, in particular, love growing it, cooking it and learning about it.  That’s why the fair created the new DuPont Food Pavilion located on Main Street near the iconic Midway Arch. The pavilion teaches fairgoers about the state’s “farm to fork” link while featuring more than 30 Indiana-made specialty food … [Read more...]

2011 Indiana State Fair Signature Food: Deep-fried Tofu with Dip

2011 Indiana State Fair Signature Food: Deep-fried Tofu with Dip

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2011 Indiana State Fair Signature Food: Honey Sweet Chili Garlic Soy-marinated Beef on a Stick

2011 Indiana State Fair Signature Food: Honey Sweet Chili Garlic Soy-marinated Beef on a Stick

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2011 Indiana State Fair Signature Food: Bacon Flavored & Fabulous Pork Burger

2011 Indiana State Fair Signature Food: Bacon Flavored & Fabulous Pork Burger

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2011 Indiana State Fair Signature Food: Pepper Jack Sandwich on Sour Dough

2011 Indiana State Fair Signature Food: Pepper Jack Sandwich on Sour Dough

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2011 Indiana State Fair: Hoosier Sugar Shack

2011 Indiana State Fair: Hoosier Sugar Shack

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2011 Indiana State Fair Opening Day In Pictures

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It's Indiana State Fair time again and Naptown Buzz was there on opening day to check things out! Here are the best photos of the day. Food on a Stick! Pigs are everywhere! More pigs! Mmmm...Corn Dogs. Now we're talking! Deep fried everything! Try the deep fried butter if you like cinnamon rolls. The Naptown Buzz Crew has yet to try the Kool-Aid. Fair Food of … [Read more...]