In its first-ever popular poll of new fair food faves, Iowa State Fair organizers hit the porky jackpot in crowning the Ultimate Bacon Brisket Bomb the champ in bacon wrapped brisket in online voting. This over-the-top creation from The Rib Shack features 8 ounces of fresh brisket trimmings infused with a light jalapeno cheese, blended with seasonings, stuffed onto a skewer and wrapped in bacon. It's finished in the smoker and basted in a homemade Sweet Chili BBQ Sauce. It's $7.
The Bomb torpedoed its competition, a corn cup and a coconut caramel cluster. (Can we get a duh!?)
The annual blowout in Des Moines wraps up August 23, leaving fair food fans hungry for its return next summer.