Big Tex Treats & Eats for Friday, October 21, 2016

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New Foods: Injectable Great Balls of BBQ

Big Tex Choice Awards Finalist! Smoke-crusted BBQ beef brisket is hand shredded with bock BBQ sauce and molded to form balls. The ball of beef is then breaded with seasoned bread crumbs and deep fried to a crispy perfection. Served on top of a bed of coleslaw, each order comes with its own pipette of bock BBQ sauce to be injected into the brisket balls. Guaranteed to be a perfectly succulent bite every time, so head on over to Hans Mueller and Yokum Packing Co. for your very own.

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: MaKayla
  • Position: Livestock Manager
  • Years Employed: 1 year
  • Favorite Food Item: Nevins Cheeseburger
  • Food Item Location: Nevins


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:

  • Blessed Bee Winery
  • Enochs Stomp Vineyard and Winery
  • Llano Estacado


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 demo. Need some help on vegan recipes? Private Chef Kat Mendenhall has got you covered! Don’t miss her demonstration along with the rest of our guests today in the Cutco Celebrity Chef Kitchen!

  • 11 a.m. Fernando Luna, Sr. – Luna’s Tortillas Factory
  • 12:30 p.m. William Hodges- El Centro College
  • 2:30 p.m. Kat Mendenhall- Private Chef feat. Vegan Cuisine
  • 4:30 p.m. Karen Khan- Eden


Kick Your Feet Up

Ice House is an air-conditioned bar and grill, shaded outdoor beer garden and large covered patio overlooking Nimitz Drive, the Texas Ice House has it all. An ideal spot for sports fans, there are several TVs scattered throughout the venue. The Ice House offers an extensive variety of craft beers, wine, frozen drinks and wine-based spirits, as well as a selection of bar type foods including a gourmet pretzel bar.

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