Eight Foods to Try at The Festival of the Little Hills

Nonprofit organizations run the food booths at the Festival of the Little Hills and serve a variety of options from fried Oreos to kettle corn.

The 2012 Festival of the Little Hills features hundreds of crafters from across the country as well as many food booths serving up festival fare. 

The food booths are run by nonprofit organziations, some of which use the Festival as a primary fundraiser for the year. 

Check out this round up of interesting food offered this year. 

Other Festival Stories:

  • Fried Twinkies and Oreos: Get these from St. Paul United Church of Christ in Freeburg IL, at booths 1 and 2 or from Venture crew #2970 at booth #501-2
  • Walking Tacos: These "walking tacos" typically have a bag of chips that's opened up and ground meat, cheese, tomatoes, lettuce and sour cream are piled on top. Grab a fork and you're ready to go. Get one from St. Peters Catholic Church in booth 241 or from Sun Rise Methodist Church in booth 2007.
  • Gus's Pretzals: Moolah Shrine Unique Motor Unit will sell this St. Louis favorite.
  • Italian Meatball Sandwich: Knights of Columbis #11382 will sell Italian meatball sandwiches and an Italian sausage sandwich. 
  • Fruit Kabobs and Watermelon Slices: Go the healthy route and swing by booth 702 where Ft. Zumwalt North Band and Color Guard will sell fruit.
  • Conley's Bacon Rinds: Stop by to get bacon rinds and hard cracklins at booth 1064.
  • Bourban Chicken on a Stick: Boone Trail Elementary PTA will sell bourban chicken on a stick, andoulle poor boys, chicken and sausage jambaleto, crawfish, and parmesan fries at booth 2036. 
  • Lobster Cakes: Holy Trinity Bulgarian Church will serve up gyros, lobster cakes and baklava, among other items, from booth 3009.


Maureen Avenevoli August 16, 2012 at 03:52 PM
Great info Kalen ...will try to make it this year.
Diane Hawn August 16, 2012 at 04:49 PM
You didn't mention the Presbyterian booth that has always been so popular! Homemade ice cream sandwiches with chocolate chip cookies on the outside. YUM!
Kalen Ponche August 16, 2012 at 04:53 PM
Thanks for mentioning it Diane! Homemade ice cream sandwiches sound good too.
Representative Chrissy Sommer August 17, 2012 at 02:09 PM
Come try the ever Festival FAMOUS Taco Salads, Gyros and MORE at the Troop 911 Boy Scout Booth - at the corner of Pike and Main! See you there!
Kalen Ponche August 17, 2012 at 02:31 PM
Yum gyros.... Sounds good!


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