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Calories don’t count during the Calgary Stampede

Thursday, April 26, 2012 12:36 PM


Calgary – Drool-worthy new creations elevate regular fair food to a new level. With 17 new treats, people of all ages and palettes can indulge at the Calgary Stampede from July 6-15. From classic childhood treats that are remixed and made even
more delectable to whiskey infused fudge, the Midway has more than enough innovative food choices to keep your taste
buds zinging. For the health-nut, there are even vegetables on the menu - although, some are battered and deep fried to a golden crisp.

1. Deep Fried Kool-Aid
Various flavours are added to a finger-licking dough
and fried to a golden crisp

2. Deep Fried Vegetables
Tempura coated sweet potatoes, zucchini, broccoli,
cauliflower, and mushrooms

3. Deep Fried Pickle Chips
Thinly sliced dill-pickles dipped in buttermilk and battered with spices.

4. Deep Fried Wagon Wheels
Dipped in funnel cake batter, this classic treat will be rolling over the competition

5. Salt Spring Island Noodle Stir Frys
A healthy gourmet noodle box cooked with fresh veggies, chicken or shrimp and no oil!

6. Sausage-on-a-stick
Carb friendly, a mouthwatering Polish or Italian sausage is served with a side of mustard

7. Red Velvet Funnel Cake
Topped with a yummy icing

8. Beef Bacon Sandwiches
Bacon that is healthy? Yep! Leaner than traditional pork bacon, enjoy this sandwich guilt free

9. Cotton Candy Cupcakes
Pillowy cotton candy tops a bright pink and blue cupcake

10. Jalapeno Corndogs
A jalapeno flavoured dog fires up this corndog

11. Bacon Sundae Funnel Cake
Bacon and chocolate on a funnel cake. The best of both worlds – sweet and savoury!

12. Whiskey Fudge
A distinctive and flavourful fudge

13. Loukoumathes - Greek Honey Puffs
Golden puffs of fried dough bathed in sweet syrup and sprinkled with cinnamon and walnuts

14. Esquites
Warm corn salad in a cup

15. Naaco Bits
Butter chicken sausage, battered and deep fried

16. Taco Pizza
A traditional pizza crust with Mexican inspired toppings

17. Pulled Pork Poutine
Pulled pork, cheese curds, fries, gravy – this may bring Kelly Ripa back to Alberta!

Three local well-known YYCFoodTrucks are also taking part in this food extravaganza: Los Compadres, Naaco Trucka and Mighty Skillet.

Visit the Calgary Stampede blog to see images of the new treats and a complete list of all the foods available.


For more information, please contact:
Lauren Webb
Media Relations Coordinator
T 403.261.0277
C 587.436.6366
E lwebb@calgarystampede.com