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Big Tex Treats & Eats for Sunday, October 16, 2016

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New Foods: Bacon Wrapped Tot Dog and Bacon Wrapped Smoked Quail Breast on a Stick

Bacon Wrapped Tot Dog is deep fried a bacon wrapped hot dog, topped with tasty fried tater tots, chili, cheese and jalapeno ranch served on a bun. This Bacon Tot Dog can be found in Baconation & Old Mill Inn.
Bacon Wrapped Smoked Quail Breast on a Stick
Quail breast with a small sliver of unseeded jalapeno pepper wrapped in bacon, deep fried, served on a skewer with a cherry tomato on the end. Three breasts on each skewer served with a side of ranch dressing.

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Employee’s Favorites

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: Carol
  • Position: Livestock/ Ag Development Coordinator
  • Years Employed: 1 year
  • Favorite Food Item: Jalapeno Corn Dog
  • Food Item Location: Fletcher’s Corny Dog


Wine Garden

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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:

  • Fairhaven Vineyards
  • McPhersons Cellars
  • Torr Na Lochs Vineyard and Winery


Celebrity Chef

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. With four to five demonstrations from different chefs every day starting at 11 a.m., fairgoers get to explore the diverse culinary establishments available in our local landscape. Today’s Celebrity Chefs are:

  • 11 a.m. Jeff Frankel- Mattito’s Tex-Mex
  • 12:30 p.m. Andrew Powers- Tavolo Italia
  • 2:30 p.m. Anastacia Quinones- Oddfellows
  • 4:30 p.m. Matthew Beckham- Kitchen Table Restaurant at Sheraton Dallas


Kick Your Feet Up

Magnolia Beer Garden is a hidden gem at the State Fair of Texas, the Magnolia Beer Garden is the ideal destination for beer connoisseurs. With a vast assortment of brews, there is something to please every taste! Patrons love this relaxing environment, located in the outdoor courtyard of the historic Magnolia Lounge, complete with a canopy of trees and a shaded balcony.

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