The Canadian National Exhibition returns after a two-year hiatus. From August 19 to September 5 at Exhibition Place, the CNE is bringing back live music, comedy, the Canadian International Air Show and food!
From the Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Smash Burger to the Ketchup and Mustard Ice Cream, this year’s CNE has everything to bring the likes to your social media.
Here are our favourite items to try!
Mac & Cheese Pizza
Located at: Wood Fired Pizza, Midway
This hybrid of comfort food is an authentic wood-fired pizza loaded with cheese and macaroni.
State Fair Hot Dog
Located at: Tuxedo Frank’s, Food Building
Get that sweet and savoury fix with this all-beef hotdog topped with caramel popcorn and aged cheddar.
Located at: Fuwa Fuwa, Food Building
Brought to us from the same makers of the Japanese ‘souffle’ pancakes, is a cross between a waffle and a croissant, options include Tiramisu, Oreo, chocolate banana or fruit.
Leaning T.O.wer of Pisa
Located at: San Francisco, Food Building
Stacked high with San Francisco’s famous herb panko crushed meatballs, mozzarella sticks in a waffle cone, drizzled in garlic aioli.
Krispy Kreme Pulled Pork
Located at: Pull’d/Epic, Food Building
The pulled pork is topped with creamy coleslaw and hugged by the world-famous glazed doughnuts.
Ketchup and Mustard Ice Cream
Located at: So Cute Ice Cream, Midway
Soft-serve condiments in a fun way! Served with a pretzel or fries.
Edible Rainbow Slime Candy
Located at: Eative, Food Building
Bringing the fun of slime to food, this sugar and art combination is a great way to get that candy fix.
Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Smash Burger and Burrito
Located at: Bacon Nation/Burrito Co./Fried Chicken Sandwiches, Food Building
The cheeseburger is smothered between two red hamburger buns and Flamin’ Hot Cheetos, creating a red-hot creation.
Cookie Butter Fries
Located at: Dutch Frites, Food Building
Fresh-cut fries topped with caramel and cinnamon and finished with butter cookies.