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Big Tex Treats & Eats for Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Big Tex Treats & Eats Presented by Community Coffee

New Foods: Pina- A lot- Tas and State Fair Edible Cola

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Pina- A lot-Tas is a filled with juicy slices of fresh pineapples that are soaked in a sweet rum before being dipped in a blend of panko and coconut flakes. The slices are then artfully deep fried, topped with whipped cream and a juicy maraschino cherry and then drizzled with a delightful cherry syrup. This fun spin on the pina-colada will take your taste buds on a tropical holiday and leave them watering for more at the Ranchero Norteno.
State Fair Edible Cola is a healthier and delicious soft drink reminiscent of the telltale flavors of the State Fair: cotton candy & candy apple. These organically sweetened sodas are sure to please even more as they are served in, for the first time ever at a State Fair, flavored edible cups. Imagine a disposable cup that you can actually eat instead of throwing it away! After gulping down a refreshing soft drink, enjoy the edible cup and relax over at Trio on the Green.

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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: Sargent Ford
  • Position: Dallas Police Department
  • Years Working with the Fair: 7 years
  • Favorite Food Item: Corn on the Cob
  • 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:

  • Franscone Winery
  • Llano Estacado
  • San Ducerro Winery and Vineyards


Celebrity Chef

chad bowden
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 two of Café Momentum’s greatest join us in the Cutco Celebrity Kitchen! Today’s complete schedule is:

  • 11 a.m. TBD
  • 12:30 p.m. Aaron Collins- Café Momentum
  • 2:30 p.m. Chris Shortall- Café Momentum
  • 4:30 p.m. Chad Bowden- STIRR


Kick Your Feet Up

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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!


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