Heavy Table's 2013 Minnesota State Fair Tips
Minneapple Pie is one of Heavy Table's 2013 Minnesota State Fair Tips.

1. Minneapple Pie

Judson (btw Nelson and Underwood), Falcon Heights, MN
Diner · 3 tips and reviews

Heavy TableHeavy Table: 2013: No matter how much sugar you've had, the lightly sweet Minnepumpkin Pie is creamy, pumpkin-y, and crave-worthy. Sweet dreams are, in fact, made of these. Read more.

Mancini's is one of Heavy Table's 2013 Minnesota State Fair Tips.

2. Mancini's

(Carnes Ave. & Nelson St.), Falcon Heights, MN
Italian Restaurant · 4 tips and reviews

Heavy TableHeavy Table: 2013: Your best bet at Mancini's: Porketta Wings. Tender and seasoned with a deep but gently balanced sense of spice, the meat of these wings could be easily tugged from the bone. Read more.

Wonder Bar is one of Heavy Table's 2013 Minnesota State Fair Tips.

3. Wonder Bar

(East side of Cooper between Randall & Wright), Falcon Heights, MN
Dessert Shop · 1 tip

Heavy TableHeavy Table: 2013: Even if you don't like cheesecake, order the Cheesecake on a Stick (sprinkles are a must!). It's crunchy, creamy, such an interesting texture, not overly sweet, and somehow, not too rich. Read more.

O'Gara's Bar & Grill is one of Heavy Table's 2013 Minnesota State Fair Tips.

4. O'Gara's Bar & Grill

7.6
Dan Patch Ave. (Cosgrove St.), Saint Paul, MN
Bar · 14 tips and reviews

Heavy TableHeavy Table: 2013: Start your day with Deep-Fried Bread Pudding, evocative of a good french toast. The inside was lovely and custardy; the outside caramelized and crisp. It was everything bread pudding should be. Read more.

Midtown Global Market @ International Bazaar is one of Heavy Table's 2013 Minnesota State Fair Tips.

5. Midtown Global Market @ International Bazaar

(Inside the Bazaar, east wall), Falcon Heights, MN
Restaurant · 2 tips and reviews

Heavy TableHeavy Table: 2013: Get the Mango-on-a-Stick (available from El Burrito Mercado Aug 22-25). Sprinkled with fresh lime and chili powder, the sweet, ripe mango was both rich and refreshing — the ultimate fair fruit. Read more.

Spring Grove Soda Pop is one of Heavy Table's 2013 Minnesota State Fair Tips.

6. Spring Grove Soda Pop

Nelson St. (Near DNR Building), Falcon Heights, MN
Food Truck · 5 tips and reviews

Heavy TableHeavy Table: 2013: Rhu-Berry Soda: Not sold on Lemon Sour or Black Cherry (our 2011-12 picks)? Try this sharp, refreshing, sweet-tart berry blast in a glass. Skip the Lemon Soda - it's like watery Mountain Dew. Read more.

Ole's Cannoli is one of Heavy Table's 2013 Minnesota State Fair Tips.

7. Ole's Cannoli

(Inside Heritage Square), Falcon Heights, MN
Scandinavian Restaurant · 2 tips and reviews

Heavy TableHeavy Table: 2013: A twist on a classic: Bacon Cannoli. The bacon was crispy and not too chewy to easily eat, and the shell:filling:bacon ratios were harmonious. Two of our favorite things: innovative and tasty. Read more.

Hamline Dining Hall is one of Heavy Table's 2013 Minnesota State Fair Tips.

8. Hamline Dining Hall

6.1
1667 Dan Patch Ave, Falcon Heights, MN
Restaurant · 4 tips and reviews

Heavy TableHeavy Table: 2013: Izzy's Pomegranate Pizzazz Sorbet: In addition to its bright, clean taste profile, it makes an A-1, top-dog palate cleanser, scrubbing and buffing your tasters for the next round of food. Read more.

Deep Fried Fruit is one of Heavy Table's 2013 Minnesota State Fair Tips.

9. Deep Fried Fruit

(Carousel Park, east of Grandstand Ramp), Falcon Heights, MN
Food Truck · 1 tip

Heavy TableHeavy Table: 2013: Try the Deep Fried Olives. The bright, acidic flavor of the olives cut nicely through the breading, and the creaminess of the cheese and the accompanying ranch sauce tied the flavor together. Read more.

G & G Concessions is one of Heavy Table's 2013 Minnesota State Fair Tips.

10. G & G Concessions

(Randall Ave. near Underwood St), Falcon Heights, MN
Greek Restaurant · 1 tip

Heavy TableHeavy Table: 2013: Try a Gyro. Among so many disappointing takeout gyros, this one features a fresh mix of toppings, tender pliable pitas, melt-in-your-mouth meat, and a distinct lack of grease or over-salting. Read more.