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    Sampling every food on a stick at the Iowa State Fair

    Lindsay Grooters wants to sample every item at the fair that's sold on a stick. There are 55 such items sold at the fair this year.

    She said one of the things she was eager to try on Wednesday was chocolate-covered bacon.

    She said she's already making plans for what she wants to eat on Thursday.
    "Deep fried potato lollipops," she said. "I haven't found those. I'm loving it."

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    Re: Sampling every food on a stick at the Iowa State Fair

    They interviewed her on KXNO yesterday. Pretty funny stuff, lol.



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    Re: Sampling every food on a stick at the Iowa State Fair

    Prepare to gain 55 lbs.



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    Re: Sampling every food on a stick at the Iowa State Fair

    And behind curtain 2, you've won.......absolutely nothing. Nice try for attention, next.



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    Re: Sampling every food on a stick at the Iowa State Fair

    I was thoroughly disappointed to see that the chocolate-covered bacon was, in fact, not in the fair at all, but just outside gate 11? i think.



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    Re: Sampling every food on a stick at the Iowa State Fair

    wow thats a heart attack waiting to happen actually id be amazed if youd still be alive after eating all that.




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    Re: Sampling every food on a stick at the Iowa State Fair

    Where can I sign up to do this


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    Re: Sampling every food on a stick at the Iowa State Fair

    She might not have put on any weight, but her arteries are hating her...




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    Re: Sampling every food on a stick at the Iowa State Fair

    I want to get Anthony Bourdain or Andrew Zimmern to come try it all out. I think that would be a good show.



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    Re: Sampling every food on a stick at the Iowa State Fair

    It'll catch up to her in time. Maybe not today...maybe not tomorrow... but someday her *** will feel the effects of the fair.


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    Re: Sampling every food on a stick at the Iowa State Fair

    Sickening



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    Re: Sampling every food on a stick at the Iowa State Fair

    you're all a bunch of nancys ... 55 items on a stick in 10 days? More power too her, but Joey Chestnut would do that in under 8 mins.

    Gotta live life!



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    Re: Sampling every food on a stick at the Iowa State Fair

    Can't get that link to open. But another site put the tally at

    The count would be tough to nail down, but a conservative guess is around 14,000 calories and 650 grams of fat.
    "ummm! Very good."
    Spread across 10 days (and presuming that she eats little more, or much healthier otherwise) - that's not really as bad as I thought it would be.

    I tried to keep to the "healthier" selection off the fair website. Turkey tenderloin, Chicken Ceasar wrap. None of which was too bad. Quite good actually. Got a regular ol' corndog and a few lemonades (and the obligatory beers Friday night). Tried to get to the pork chop on the stick - but didn't in time.


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    Re: Sampling every food on a stick at the Iowa State Fair

    Quote Originally Posted by ZCyclone View Post
    I was thoroughly disappointed to see that the chocolate-covered bacon was, in fact, not in the fair at all, but just outside gate 11? i think.
    If gate 11 is the main gate, that's right. In fact the stand is right next to the Main Gate Grill.

    Bacon...covered in chocolate. On a stick.



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    Re: Sampling every food on a stick at the Iowa State Fair

    Quote Originally Posted by TarHeelHawk View Post
    If gate 11 is the main gate, that's right. In fact the stand is right next to the Main Gate Grill.

    Bacon...covered in chocolate. On a stick.
    Amazing description of "Chocolate covered bacon on a stick" THH.



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