WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best New State Fair Food: Deep-Fried Olives The hit of this year's fair has been a long time in the making, according to Carol and Fred Helmer. "We've been in the concession business for over 30 years and it's always been our dream to get into the Minnesota State Fair," Carol said. It took the Helmers 14 years of applying before finally getting admitted into the fair in 2007. So to see their olives turn into such a hit meant the world.
Best Of Minnesota: Happy HourWCCO viewers' pick for Best Happy Hour has a great combination of good food, drink specials, and something fun to do.