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State Fair of Texas

Howdy Folks! Big Tex is back and the State Fair of Texas opens this Friday, September 29th and will run until October 22nd.




Savings are available everyday at the State Fair. Military and First Responders receieve daily discounts and all Fair Fans can visit any participating North Texas McDonald's for discount vouchers. Purchase tickets in advance at Kroger or sign up to be a Big Tex Insider to receive promotion codes for exclusive savings. www.bigtex.com


The Big Tex Choice Awards contest is always a big hit! Each year, State Fair concessionaires fry up tasty and unique foods for a chance to become a finalist in the annual Big Tex Choice Awards competition. Everything from Fried Beer to Fried Peaches and Cream has made the cut to become a party of the exclusive club. Best of all, YOU get to enjoy the winning creations. Check out this years winners...


Winner: Best Taste - Savory ~ Deep Fried Pho by Michelle Le

Bringing a southern flare to this popular traditional Vietnamese comfort food that is both rich and savory. Deep Fried Pho is handcrafted, rolled up, and deep fried Texas style! With every bite you get a harmonious and succulent mouthful of noodles, slices of beef, fresh herbs, bean sprouts, and a taste of aromatic pho broth that has been slowly simmered for hours.


Winner: "Best Taste-Sweet" ~ Biscoff Delight BY Stephen El Gidi

Immerse yourself in the realm of a classic New York-sytle cheesecake coated with Belgian chocolate. Each bite reveals the symphony of an outer layer adorned with crushed Biscoff cookies, offering a delightful crunch. To elevate this edible artwork, a drizzle of Lotus Biscoff spread cascades gracefully, imparting a camelized touch! Finally, a crowning glory is bestowed upon this culinary marvel with a perfectly placed Biscoff cookie that entices you to embrace pure indulgence.


Winner: "Most Creative" ~ Bourbon Banana Caramel Sopapillas by Cody and Lauren Hays

Hot and delicious traditional sopaillas topped with vanilla-caramel-infused bananas, sweet bourbon syrup, crusted candied pecans, sweetened mascarpone cheese, crumbled Nilla Wafers, and dusted with powdered sugar.



We can't pass up the Fletcher's Corn Dog, but we can't wait to check some of these out!



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