Taking a closer look: What foods you can try at the 2017 NC State Fair

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State fairs around the country draw attention for the food, and the North Carolina State Fair is no exception (WTVD)

State fairs around the country draw attention for the food, and the North Carolina State Fair is no exception.

But this year, it's about way more than just "deep-fried everything."

With opening day just a few days away, ABC11 sent reporter Stephanie Lopez to Dorton Arena Monday to check out the foods that are brand new for the fair's 2017 season.

While we already gave you a sneak peek of what you can expect ...

PHOTOS: Yum! What food you can expect at the NC State Fair this year




Here's a closer look at the more interesting creations you can try.



The Arepas - a cornbread stuffed with meat, plantains, and sauce - were already voted "best new fair food" at the NC State Fair this year.



Downloadable maps show where you can try these tasty creations. They're available online.

For more information, visit the NC State Fair's website.

RELATED: NC State Fair allows alcohol sales

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