I really can't decide which looks more fake (faker?), the hipster beard or the Ace Ventura pompadour. It looks like somebody genetically spliced two humans together, then threw them onto Jim Brewer's face.
It's been a Minnesota State Fair staple since 1947, and it's about to be sold there for the 25 millionth time. It's quintessentially Minnesotan. But the Pronto Pup isn't from here — and its origin story is batter-dipped in mystery.