The midwest might not be paradise, but we’re good at frying cheese. We’re also fairly good at throwing state fairs that play out like sweaty technicolor eating marathons, and the Minnesota State Fair may be one of the most gluttonous of all. This year, I went twice, because one cannot cross everything off their eating bucket list in one visit. The fair was a great place to try out my fairly new Sony a6000, which is my current obsession. Here are some snaps of what I ate and saw.