SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Sweet, salty or savory, The Big E has something for everyone’s tastes buds including new foods that are sure to please any palate at the 2021 Big E, Sept. 17 to Oct. 3.
Calabrese Market & Deli – In the Food Court – pasta salads, panini, Caprese salad – medley of grape tomatoes, fresh Cilingini mozzarella, garlic and basil, and extra virgin olive oil
The Speakeasy by Stanley – Young Building – (Look for Kozub’s Cobbler Shop) – Cocktails: The Old Fashioned; the Rickey. Martinis: French 75; Mary Pickford; Bee’s Knees
Emma’s – on Hampden Avenue – Kora’s Cookie Dough on a Stick – 5 different flavors
Deep Fried Tacos – located outside the Mallary Complex
All American Craft Beer Bar & Grill – Bloody Mary Grilled Cheese, Cider Bomb, Buffalo Chicken Meatballs – served with Ranch Dressing, Nacho Grande – Beef Chili or Texas BBQ Pork, Specialty Smashed Sliders N’ Fries – All the ingredients are mixed together with herb spices, sirloin, chuck roast and short ribs
#1 Big MICK “E” – Double meat, Big E sauce, lettuce, tomato, and pickles
#2 Getting Messy – Double meat, bacon & BBQ sauce
New patio at the West Side Grille – Young Building – A bistro-style area outside the West Side Grille featuring Stella Rosa wines: Pineapple; Ruby Grapefruit; Watermelon; Tropical Mango; and Blueberry to enjoy with West Side Grille favorites.
RETURNING FAVORITES WITH NEW OFFERINGS
The Big E Bakery – New England Center
Nothing says fall like our famous Big E Cream Puffs, and this year The Big E Bakery introduces an exciting new flavor—Pumpkin! Every pastry is delicately made right before your eyes in the state-of-the-art Big E Bakery. Sticking with tradition? That’s okay too, our Big Eclairs original Cream Puffs and chocolate ganache topped Cream Puffs are available at all three locations: The New England Center, Gate 9A and in the Food Court.
The Deep South Company – Inside Gate 5 – new “take out” sections
Best Sandwich Ever – Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich
Fresh Salad Company – Harvest Cranberry Salad
Top The Crust – featuring cauliflower crust pizzas
The Big E Square Pizza – giant size square cut pizza
The Big Piece of Cake – extra-large piece of cake
Strawberry, Lemon, Triple Chocolate, Tiramisu, Carrot and Gluten Free Chocolate
All topped with our homemade whipped cream
Fried Cini Balls – Buffalo Chicken Stuffed and Cheese Stuffed
Hot Honey Chicken Bites
New Deep Fried Foods
Are you in search of a new delicious deep fried delight? If so, head on over to The Coffee Break, located in the Food Court and get a taste of their Deep Fried Pineapple with Coconut Sauce; Chompers, on New England Avenue adds a Potato and Corn Chomper dipped in roasted red pepper ranch (vegetarian). Joining us as a new vendor this year is Deep Fried Tacos, located outside the Mallary Complex.
The Big E will be offering a couple of new savory food options including The Meatball Factory’s Bacon Wrapped Dilly Dilly Dog and The New England Craft Pub Taco “Bag” including Fritos, Fire Roasted Corn Salas & Cheese!
Are you hoping to find something not so traditional at this year’s Big E? We’ve got you covered! The Wurst Haus located on Commonwealth Avenue brings its Wurst Poutine to the table, consisting of French Fries, German Beer Cheese, Roasted Red Peppers topped with their famous Bratwurst with an option to add on sauerkraut; located in the Food Court, White Hut now has a White Hut “Biggie” Waffle Burger: Double Bacon Cheeseburg topped with their famous fried onions sandwiched between two waffles (add on sliced grilled hot dog) with side of syrup.
Moolicious, located on Springfield Road, is offering new Hard Ice Cream flavors for all the sweet tooths out there!
Noujaim’s Mediterranean Foods, in the Young Building brings Bread pudding, meat pies and homemade hummus to this already delicious line-up of foods.
GLUTEN FREE, VEGAN & VEGETARIAN
Hoping to find gluten free food options at the Fair? You’re in luck, gluten free options are available at various vendors throughout the grounds, including: The Nut Lady; Tots-A-Lot (Vegan offerings available too); West Springfield Lions Club; Big Kahuna; Subway; The Indian Restaurant; Pig Park BBQ; The Ultimate BBQ; Moolicious; Chompers; Bavarian Beer Nuts and Dr. Vegetable.
GET THE RESTAURANT EXPERIENCE
Storrowton Tavern – in Storrowton Village, The Tavern is now offering Blackened Mac & Cheese and Gazpacho. Visit the Storrowton Soup Shack, the outdoor patio and the daily lunch buffet at this iconic restaurant.
New England Craft Beer Pub – Located across from the Rhode Island Building, this dining facility features craft beers from each New England state with suggested menu pairings like Reubens, lobster mac ‘n cheese, hearty beef stew, popovers or Fair Favorites, Turducken and Beer-A-Misu!
Sam Adams Beer Garden – If a drink is what you’re yearning for, get a beer sampler here, while you dine on healthy salads, pub food, and other offerings, sponsored by Boston Beer Company, in Storrowton Village.
West Side Grille and Patio – This restaurant has everyone’s favorite American cuisines! Cool off in air-conditioned comfort or relax on the new outdoor patio as you enjoy a feast of burgers, fries, pizza, salads, soups, sandwiches & more.
EASTERN STATES FARMERS MARKET AND WINE BARN
Fairgoers can sample and purchase award-winning wines from The Big E Northeast Gold Wine Competition and cheeses from throughout New England. Relax and enjoy your wine slushie and cheese plate, or a wine sundae in the cozy courtyard.
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–The Big E
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