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Big Tex Treats & Eats for Thursday, October 13, 2016

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10_13 New foods

New Foods: Fried Shrimp Fritters

Corn, carrots, peas, and shrimp are mixed with flour and pepper. Shaped to form fried shrimp fritters which are deep fried to a golden brown. Golden Brown Shrimp Fritters are served on a bed of seasonal fries and served with black pepper & vinegar sauce and located at La-Kam’s Bar & Grill.

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: Shelisa
  • Position: Concessions Coordinator
  • Years Employed: 5 ½ months
  • Favorite Food Item: Frozen Arnold Palmer
  • Food Item Location: Darn Good Corn


Wine Garden

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:

  • Messina Hof Wine Cellars
  • Silver Dollar Winery
  • Times Ten Cellars


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. Today’s Celebrity Chefs includes husband and wife duo and Malai Thai restaurant owners, Braden and Jasmine. Cutco’s Celebrity Chef complete schedule:

  • 11 a.m. Seth Moon- Seasons 52
  • 12:30 p.m. Norman Grimm- Great Scott Restaurant
  • 2:30 p.m. Sandra Lewis- Life at the Table
  • 4:30 p.m. Braden & Jasmine Wages- Malai Kitchen


Kick Your Feet Up

Fiesta Grande offers a selection of both Mexican and domestic beer and assorted snacks at a shaded outdoor location. The cantina-style patio features tables and umbrellas perfect for relaxing, with live acoustic music on weekends.

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