New Foods

For many people, the best thing about K-Days is how good it tastes. Featuring your choice of gourmet delights, beloved comfort foods and exciting new culinary innovations, it’s impossible to leave the fair hungry. K-Days is going crazy for new foods! There’s going to be something for everyone on the Midway—from the traditional to the extraordinary to a few items you’ll have to be dared to try.

Winners of the New Foods Contest:

1st Place: Zdebiak Concessions – Mexican Street Style Corn
2nd Place: Chicky’s Chicken – Cheesy Chicken Hearts
3rd Place: Tiffin’s Indian Sodas – Ginger Lemongrass

New Foods Contest! July 20 at noon

The New Foods Contest takes place on the first day of K-Days, July 20, in Hall E from noon-2 p.m. See all the new food entries in one place and find out which ones will be judged best of the best.

New Foods Contest, Host:

Ryan Maier, Producer of The Worst Morning Show Ever on 100.3 The Bear weekday mornings from 5:30 til 10 a.m.

Meet the judges of the new foods contest:

Hall E

New Foods Contest!
Location: Edmonton EXPO Centre
Date: July 20
Showtime: noon – 2 p.m.

Leduc Nguyen

Let's Eat YEG

By day, Leduc Nguyen works at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Genetics, in the evening you can find him trying out the latest place to eat or at home cooking. Leduc has always had an interest in food and plans on sharing his passion with Edmonton for years to come!

Yukon Jack

Yukon & McCord's...Worst Show Ever

Host of The Worst Morning Show Ever on 100.3 The Bear weekday mornings from 5:30 – 10 a.m.

Linda Hoang

@lindork

Linda Hoang is an Edmonton-based blogger who posts about food, travel, lifestyle and pets. She is a Digital/Social Media Strategist at Calder Bateman Communications. She loves exploring cities through food and loves celebrating Edmonton’s summer.

Scott McCord

Yukon & McCord's...Worst Show Ever

Host of The Worst Morning Show Ever on 100.3 The Bear weekday mornings from 5:30 – 10 a.m.

James Jarvis

@mightyjamjar

James Jarvis spent three trips around the sun as a child in St. Lucia, West Indies, where his palate and appreciation for the food of different cultures began to form. James is certified with the Canadian/World Food Championships in their Execution, Appearance, Taste (EAT) Methodology food judging system. Follow James’ cooking adventures.

Get Your Tickets

Check out the list for 2018:

Have a look at the exciting new items vendors are going to be offering and the ones you just gotta try!

Bubble Cream Desserts

Bubble Cream Desserts

Bubble Cream

Combination of Hong Kong bubble waffles with delicious toppings and ice cream. Come try out this famous dessert coupled with a fusion twist!

Ogopogo Concessions

Ogopogo Concessions

Mocha Kahlua Deep Fried Coffee

Rich mocha paired with Kahlua glaze, flakes of dark chocolate and powdered sugar.

Ogopogo Concessions

Ogopogo Concessions

Vanilla Bean Deep Fried Coffee

Chocolate covered espresso beans sprinkled with sweet vanilla glaze and dusted with powdered sugar.

Zdebiak Concessions

Zdebiak Concessions

Mexican Street Style Corn

Roasted corn brushed with Mexican creme (mayo/sour cream) then covered with cheese, chili powder, garlic and cilantro.

The Peanut Butter Cupboard

The Peanut Butter Cupboard

The Sweetheart

Two honey cruller donuts grilled crispy on the outside with ooey-gooey goodness on the inside – a peanut butter cup!

Harrison Swift Concessions Inc

Harrison Swift Concessions Inc

Wat A Melon

Cool down on this ice cold piece of watermelon with WATERMELON ICE CREAM!

Harrison Swift Concessions Inc

Harrison Swift Concessions Inc

Black Charcoal Pineapple

Cool down with your favourite pineapple blend LOADED with BLACK CHARCOAL ICE CREAM.

Tin Lizzy Concessions

Tin Lizzy Concessions

Cricket Grilled Cheese

Made with our signature four cheese blend on thick texas style toast and topped with healthy and crunchy, tasty CRICKETS. WE dare you to try this!

Tin Lizzy Concessions

Tin Lizzy Concessions

White Chocolate Cheesecake Mini Donut

Cheesecake bites dripped in Mini Donuts and deep fried to fluffy golden brown with white chocolate on top.

Tin Lizzy Concessions

Tin Lizzy Concessions

Deep Fried Burger

Your classic Cheese Burger wrapped in a fry bread dough and deep fried to a crispy, fluffy golden brown.

Tin Lizzy Concessions

Tin Lizzy Concessions

Kangaroo Stuffed Burger

The Burger from Down Under – Kangaroo stuffed in a burger…that’s right mate.

The Poutine King

The Poutine King

The Hangover

Fresh cut fries, cheese curds and rich gravy garnished with ground beef, bacon, mushrooms, onions topped with fried egg and hot sauce.

Phat Dawgs

Phat Dawgs

Bibimbap Dawg

All beef wiener garnished with julienne carrots, Shitake mushrooms, zucchini, spinach, cucumber, green onions topped with fried egg, fresh coriander & Korean spice.

Phat Dawgs

Phat Dawgs

Lobster Dawg

Lobster wiener steamed to perfection garnished with a peach slaw, fresh coriander and chipotle mayo.

Wiggle Chips

Wiggle Chips

Banana Choco Corndog

Fresh banana dipped in our homemade batter and cooked to perfection served with powdered sugar and a drizzle of chocolate.

International Wraps

International Wraps

Szechwan Prawn Wrap

Crispy panko crusted prawns drizzled with classic Szechwan sauce and Sriracha mayo with fresh lettuce, tomatoes, red onions & cucumbers – in a soft cone shaped tortilla.

International Perogies

International Perogies

Buffalo Chicken Perogies

These mini perogies topped with juicy grilled chicken tossed in Franks Red hot sauce, sautéed onions and drizzled with creamy ranch dressing and sour cream.

Golden Bunch Foods

Golden Bunch Foods

Freakk Fries

Every fry is almost a foot-long in size and guaranteed crispy outside and soft inside, served with such toppings as: Chipotle Mayo, Cheesy Bacon, Sour Cream and Onion.

Tiffin's Indian Sodas

Tiffin's Indian Sodas

Ginger Lemongrass, Mango or Guava Soda

House blended fruit infused bubbly sodas with fresh fruit, ginger, and herbs! Served in a unique vessel with fresh ginger and mint (Ginger Lemongrass), basil seeds (Mango Soda) or fresh raspberry and pomegranate (Guava Soda).

Coco's Concessions

Coco's Concessions

Big Pickle Tornado

Sliced lengthwise, a large dill pickle and hot dog, topped with cheese and bacon. Wrapped in a tortilla & deep fried to a crispy perfection!

Coco's Concessions

Coco's Concessions

Cheesy Chicken Hearts

Slightly spicy and crispy on the outside, soft and delicious on the inside. We dare you to come out and try!

SaltSpring Concessions

SaltSpring Concessions

Beef or Chicken Phorito

Choice of chicken or beef drenched in our slightly spicy secret pho sauce together with tender rice noodles, crispy bean sprouts, fresh cilantro and a hint of sriracha – then stuffed in to a tortilla.

Barrel Chicken Co.

Barrel Chicken Co.

Nachos with Guinness Beer Cheese

Nachos smothered in our exceptional Guinness beer cheese sauce.

Beavertails Mobile Edmonton

Beavertails Mobile Edmonton

Skor Cheesecake (Avalanche)

Lightly fried whole wheat pastry brushed with butter with a generous layer of cream cheese, crumbled Skor and caramel drizzle to finish off this masterpiece that will have you coming back for seconds (or thirds)!

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