They should call it "The Big Eat"

Plenty of food choices at The Big E in Springfield

By Jeremy Selwyn
Chief Snacks Officer


Carnivals and fairs are great places to load up on indulgent foods, but if you're looking for selection, there might be nowhere better than the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Massachusetts.

This place had more food booths than anywhere I've ever seen, with probably enough fried dough to stretch from Springfield to Las Vegas. (For pictures of the food trucks, see my Big E gallery.) All quite tempting, but I chose to be very selective. Here's the complete list of what I ate during my one-day visit to the 2005 edition of The Big E.

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