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Big Tex Foodie Blog for Friday, October 2, 2015

Visiting the Fairgrounds today? Be sure to add these five not-to-miss events to your to-do list.
Daily Schedule Fairground Map

Celebrity Chef 

Do you want to get cooking tips and taste food from some great Texas chefs? Then Celebrity Chef Kitchen is the place for you!

Today’s lineup includes:

  • 11:00 a.m. – Fernando Luna Sr. – Lunas Tortillas
  • 12:30 p.m. – TBA
  • 2:00 p.m. – Cutco Knife Skills
  • 2:30 p.m. – Chef Jeanette Prasifka – Crosby Catering & Coffee
  • 4:30 p.m. – Lisa Garza – Sissy’s Southern Kitchen & Bar

Celebrity Chef Kitchen is presented by CUTCO

 

Competition Kitchen 

Cooking with CheeseToday in Competition Kitchen…. Cooking with Cheese Contest at 10:30 a.m., unless otherwise noted.

Stop by The Home Depot Competition Kitchen to catch all the action! For a full list of Creative arts events and times, visit the daily schedule page.

 


 

Taste Texas Wine

Wine GardenCome by and enjoy fine wine. There are great daily selections, plus featured sampling from wineries.

  • Haak Winery
  • Landon Winery

Weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) offer live jazz and blues performances on the Texas Department of Agriculture stage.

Texas Wine Garden

 

 Enjoy Texas Craft Beer 

Beer GardenDo you like Texas Beer? The State Fair of Texas has you covered. Whether it is under the canopy of trees at the Magnolia or at the Base of Texas Star at Beer Haven, you will be sure to find a great selection of Texas Craft Beer. Or kick back on the patio of the Texas Ice House and catch a concert on the Chevrolet Main Stage.

See map for locations.

Magnolia Beer Garden

 

Featured Big Tex Choice Award Finalists

Want to try something that is deep-friend, bacon-covered, battered, buttered and gift-wrapped in a package of fat and sugar? Check out today’s featured finalist for the 2015 Big Tex Choice Awards.

15_food blog_lobsterChicken Fried Lobster with Champagne Gravy: Prepare to hold your pinkies out while you taste this delicious dish. Lobster is here at the State Fair of Texas! This traditional seafood delicacy has traded out its white table cloth for a bit of Fair flair. This seafood spread includes an entire lobster tail, breaded and deep fried to perfection. Served with a rich sauce combining lemon butter and champagne gravy, the Chicken Fried Lobster is not your typical carnival concoction.

2015 Big Tex® Choice Awards!

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