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Maybe you were dreaming of deep fried butter when you picked State Fair?

Best festival and event food, 2012

For the sixth straight year, October is Dining Month on, presented by Concordia University. All month, we're stuffed with restaurant reviews, delectable features, chef profiles and unique articles on everything food, as well as the winners of our "Best of Dining 2012."

Your votes are in, Milwaukee, and you have selected the winners of OnMilwaukee's Best Dining 2012. We're announcing the results of this readers' poll, including our editors' pick, in a series of articles that run all October long during Dining Month on

The people have spoken, and for the second straight year the good people of Milwaukee have voted Wisconsin State Fair as having the best event or festival food in the city.

What isn't there to eat at State Fair? What something deep fried? On a stick? Deep fried on a stick? There are the famous cream puffs, barbecue for days, vegetables and sweets. Perhaps that is why state fair remains so popular – it has something for everyone.

The runner-up, Summerfest, finished a distant second for the second straight year. editors' choice: Festa Italiana

2. Summerfest
3. Bastille Days
4. Festa Italiana
5. Zoo a la Carte
6. German Fest
7. Irish fest
8. Miller Park
9. Fish Fry & a Flick
10. Greek Fest
11. Polish Fest
12. Fiesta Mexicana
13. Holiday Folk Fair


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