New Foods: Fried Jell-O®
Big Tex Choice Awards winner: Best Tasting! A classic cherry-flavored Jell-O in a panko-crusted breading, flash-fired to perfection, and then dusted with powdered sugar. Prepared with a tasty topping of whipped cream and a cherry garnish, this dish has the perfect amount of crunch to compliment the jiggle. Try out this Big Tex Choice winner at Ms. Ruth’s!
Have you ever wondered what the State Fair of Texas’ employee’s food favorites are? Well we’re happy to share with y’all just that! Stay tuned each day to find out just what we eat for lunch.
- Name: Mitchell
- Position: President
- Years Employed: 16 years
- Favorite Food Item: Corny Dogs
- Food Item Location: Fletcher’s Corny Dog Stands
Today’s Texas Wineries
Exclusively offering wines crafted in the Lone Star State, the State Fair of Texas Wine Garden features three different wineries each day and offers guests the choice of buying a small taste, a glass or a bottle. Centered around a massive oak tree, this venue serves as a scenic destination for fairgoers. On weekends, visitors can experience the musical talents of local jazz and blues bands, and chat with winemakers sharing their expertise on refining the palate. Today’s Texas wineries include:
- Bluffdale Winery
- Paris Vineyards
- Sunset Winery
Popular Chefs prepare signature dishes, share tips and answer audience questions while also while giving audience members a chance to sample their culinary creations at the end of each demonstration. Today we have a total of four chefs, one of which is a long-time State Fair of Texas attendee, Connie Mullins! Today’s full line-up of Celebrity Chefs are:
- 11 a.m. Uno Immanivong- Chino Chinatown
- 12:30 p.m. Janice Provost- Parigi
- 2:30 p.m. Sharon Van Meter- 3015 Trinity Groves
- 4:30 p.m. Connie Mullins- Rough Creek Lodge and Resort
Kick Your Feet Up
Beer Haven is touted as the world’s largest bar on wheels – a 53-foot-long mobile brewery featuring 60 different local beers on tap every day, including a special collection of fair-themed brews like a cotton candy-flavored ale. As an added attraction on weekends, this venue features live music and entertainment, along with visits from brewers sharing tricks of the trade and performing beer-making demos every Saturday!