Nachos is one of the eight Sporkies finalists.
ALLIS - Then there were eight.
remaining entries out of 31 Sporkies will be cut again
at the Wisconsin State Fair.
vendors have been coming up with interesting new foods
for years and we came up with a way to reward them,”
Kristin Chuckel, State Fair communications director,
said of the origins of the fifth annual food
they get judged, they get judged on taste and quality as
well as the uniqueness,” she said. “It also has to
be easy to eat at the fair.”
Wednesday, a Golden Spork will go to the top three
winners decided by a panel of judges. Judging of the
finalists starts at 11 a.m. at the Bank Mutual
fourth Golden Spork will be decided by fairgoers through
Tuesday. Vote on Facebook via a voting app, on Twitter
and Instagram using #FairgoersFave or at the Guest
Services Pavilion on Central Avenue near Central Park
and the Exposition Center.
year, one fairgoer chosen in a pre-fair contest will
join the celebrity panel of former Green Bay Packer
Leroy Butler, OnMilwaukee.com food and dining writer
Lori Fredrich, Milwaukee radio pro Steve Palec and Fox 6
anchor Nicole Koglin.
can taste the final eight entries, just look for a
13-foot-tall Golden Spork Trophy. All vendors who
entered will display a poster at their fair locations.
Pavilion Triple Threat
includes three sliders - one Smoked Jalapeno, Bacon and
Cheddar Brat Slider, one Budweiser BBQ Pulled Pork
Slider and one Bourbon Bacon Cheeseburger Slider -
stacked and skewered on a stick.
Budweiser Pavilion Grill.
Mac & Cheese Quesadilla
quesadilla grilled to golden brown and stuffed with
shredded buffalo chicken, queso mac and cheese, bacon,
and crushed Doritos. Served with jalapenos and a side of
blue cream cheese.
the queso and bring on the sweetness with Chocomela
Nachos, dessert nachos. Homemade cinnamon sugar tortilla
chips are made to dip in salted caramel and milk
chocolate gelato classics. Topped off with whipped cream
sweet chocolate coating, and a salty peanut sauce with
La Coppa Artisan Gelato.
Grilled Cheese Sandwich Bites
morsels of grilled cheese bites deep fried to perfection
and served with a creamy tomato dipping sauce.
Tropics at the Fair.
Balls of Fire Sandwich
sandwich that explodes with many flavors of spicy
Hungarian sausage, garlic sour cream sauce, stuffing
balls, pulled pork and creamy coleslaw.
a caramelized banana burrito. Stuffed with house-made
bacon jam and creamy peanut butter, then deep fried,
drizzled with Wisconsin honey, and finished with a
sprinkle of chipotle cinnamon sugar.
& Meatballs Mozzarella Sticks
famous spaghetti and meatballs wrapped in a wonton with
mozzarella and fried to golden goodness. Served with
Albanese's famous red sauce.
Little Pigs Ravioli
slices of handwoven bacon stuffed with homemade bourbon
bacon jam, house-smoked pulled pork shoulder and
pancetta. Complemented by cream cheese, Wisconsin smoked
gouda, scallions, onion and brown sugar. Served with
homemade cherry bourbon bacon BBQ jam. Don’t expect to
find any noodles.