Carl's Gizmos

Italian Sub Sandwiches
This sandwich, similar to an Italian grinder, is a favorite at the Iowa State Fair. See this Recipe
Christopher Hirsheimer

Carl Cardamon has been feeding Iowa State Fairgoers for over 50 years with hearty, middle American fare like his Gizmo sandwich—similar to an Italian grinder. "You're not going to get rich at the Fair," he says, "but you have fun and make some money."