In the meantime, read up on 2018 favorites since food is the hit of the Fair! It's time to dig in and there are hundreds of food locations on the grounds, from sit-down dining at Storrowton Tavern to grab-and-go sandwiches, salads and deep-fried “everything,” you’re sure to find something to please your palate.
Bernat’s Deli on East Road newest menu items are Kielbasa Chili and Polish Sampler Platter.
The Donut Family on Commonwealth Ave now serves Cinn-a-Roll Gourmet Mini Donuts, covered with cinnamon cream cheese drizzled with sugar glaze topped with homemade whipped cream.
Poutine Gourmet at Gate 7 (next to the Circus) will offer two new Poutines -- Pulled Pork and Ground Sirloin and Corn.
International Lobster House & Yankee Boy on Springfield and West Roads newest menu item is Shrimp Mac & Cheese.
Moolicious on Springfield Road now serves Ripino, a sorbet dessert in a natural fruit casing from Italy. 160 calories and available in peach, orange and lemon.
Deluca’s Family Foods on New England Avenue will offer Italian Stuffed Peppers.
Captain Nemo’s on Commonwealth Avenue has a new look and new menu items like Quesadilla Burgers, golf ball-sized Large Tater Tot Keg Kabobs, Pot Roast Patty Melts, and New England Nachos with fries.
Bud & Burger Pub inside Gate 7 (in partnership with the Budweiser Clydesdales) will offer gourmet sliders, made with herbs, spices, sirloin, chuck roast and short ribs. Choose from PB & J with Cheese, Bacon and Pork Belly with Cheese, Jalapeno Popper with Cream Cheese, FunOnion Gorgonzola with Caramelized Onion, Spiced Taco Guac “OH” with guacamole, Rugged Man Chili with Five Bean Beef Chili, Mexican Buffalo with Jalapeno Popper, Guacamole and Hot Sauce, Texas BBQ with Pulled Pork, Bacon and BBQ Glaze, and Plain Cheese.
Chompers, outside Door 8 of Better Living Center, newest menu item is Taco Chompers. These crunchy balls of seasoned beef and cheddar cheese with a crispy tortilla coating and served with salsa and sour cream sides was highlighted on an episode of Food Network’s Carnival Eats.
The Irish Pub inside Young Building at the International Plaza will transform into the Guinness Pub, featuring beers from around the world.
The Coffee Break in the Food Court will offer breakfast favorite Deep-Fried Pop Tarts.
The Deep South Company on Industrial Avenue will have Deep-Fried Corn on the Cob, an ear of corn dipped in buttermilk, lightly dusted with creole seasoning and fish fry batter then deep fried golden brown.
Craft Cocktails Inc, home of the Deep Fried Martini, will serve the Frozé Martini, with V-One Vodka and Rosé wine inside and outside Door 1 of the Young Building.
The Wurst Haus on Commonwealth Avenue newest menu items are the Messy Magnus, a beer-braised pulled pork apple fritter sandwich, and German Chocolate Heaven, a warm cake doughnut holes topped with fudge, coconut, and chopped walnuts.
Amy’s Sweet Treats on Commonwealth Avenue will offer the Nacho Sundae: cinnamon and sugar tortilla chips topped with ice cream and choice of toppings.
Cranston Enterprises in the Better Living Center will present 40 different flavors of licorice, including a three-foot long sweet and sour licorice rope filled with soft sherbet.
Giant Corn Dog on the corner of West Road and the Avenue of States will serve the Dilly Dilly Dog, a pickle cored out with a hot dog stuck inside and then dipped in homemade corn dog batter.