Ultimate Bacon Brisket Bomb wins 2015 New Food Contest
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 Des Moines, IA
The Ultimate Bacon Brisket Bomb took top honors in the New Food Contest at the 2015 Iowa State Fair. The tasty new treat bested two other delicious finalists after receiving 117 votes. The winning food will be available throughout the Fair, August 13-23.
The champion treat is just $7 and features 8 oz. of fresh brisket trimmings infused with a light jalapeno cheese, blended with seasonings, and then wrapped in bacon. It is then smoked and lightly sauced in a homemade Sweet Chili BBQ Sauce. It is located at The Rib Shack in Walnut Square behind Anne & Bill Riley Stage. Joni Bell of The Rib Shack received an official Iowa State Fair plaque.
The two other foods will also remain available throughout the Fair at their respective locations:
· Corn in a Cup: available at The Corn Stand south of the Service Center.
· Toasted Coconut Caramel Cluster: available at Dipped in Chocolate at the outer perimeter of the Pioneer Livestock Pavilion.
There are 15 new foods at the Fair this year, and twelve of them were entered into the New Food Contest. For more information on all of our new foods, please visit http://www.iowastatefair.org/food/.
About Iowa State Fair
Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines is Iowa’s greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. Nothing Compares to State Fair Moments, August 9-19, 2018. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.