STATE FAIRGROUNDS (WSYR-TV) — Every day, NewsChannel 9’s Andrew Donovan is introducing Central New Yorkers to new food vendors or new menu items made by Fair favorites. Watch the savory segment everyday around 5:45pm on NewsChannel 9.
DAY 8: BAKE LAB BY SWEET PRAXIS
When Sweet Praxis opened the Bake Lab in the Dairy Products Building of the the New York State Fair, it started with cookies. This year, it’s adding sundaes — but not ice cream. They’re scoops of edible cookie dough with toppings.
DAY 7: CINDER BBQ
Born and raised in Liverpool, Taraile Stinnett moved to Texas to learn its culinary specialties. More than ten years later, he’s bringing his Cinder BBQ truck home for its first appearance at the New York State Fair.
DAY 6: BOSCO’S AT THE FAIR
Bosco’s has been at the New York State Fair for decades, known for its Prime Rib sandwich and Potatoes O’Reilly. After their decades-long neighbors, Baker’s Chicken Coop, flew the coop, the Bosco Family took over selling chicken sandwiches with the beloved, but secret, marinade.
DAY 5: TOSS ‘N FIRE
Toss ‘N Fire isn’t new to the New York State Fair, but it’s Fair-exclusive pizzas are.
DAY 4: IT’S A UTICA THING!
It’s grown in popularity at the Fair so much, It’s A Utica Thing now has two locations at the State Fairgrounds. This year, The Thing is competing against The King for votes.
DAY 3: SYRACHA’CUSE
For eight years, hot sauce fans have been converting to the version made in Central New York: SYRACHA’CUSE. Now in 2022, the company is expanding its sales to the New York State Fair.
Its variety of sauces, and a chance to sample each one, are available in the Horticulture Building.
DAY 2: State Fair Deli
For years, the deli that bears the “State Fair” name has never actually sold its famous Rueben or any of its menu items at the State Fair, until this year.
Fair Deli, known for its growing craft beer selection at its location on State Fair Boulevard in Lakeland, is bringing a special food truck menu to the Great New York State Fair.
DAY 1: Bold Coast Lobster Co.
The New York State Fair will taste a lot like Maine or Connecticut this year.
Anyone who frequents food trucks in Central New York knows Bold Coast Lobster Co. is exploding in popularity this year. Now, its next stop is the New York State Fair for 13 days.
Bold Coast Lobster Co. is located on the street between the Dairy Products Building and the Eatery.