Big Tex Treats & Eats for Saturday, October 22, 2016

Big Tex Treats & Eats Presented by Community Coffee

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New Foods: Fried Smoked Salmon Croquetts and Deep Fried Clam Chowda

Fried Smoked Salmon Croquetts are crispy croquettes with remoulade sauce and State Fair fried alongside some delicious Cajun fries. Find this tasty new food item at La-Kam’s bar & Grill.
Deep Fried Clam Chowda is 3 clam chowder nuggets double breaded (with panko and jalapeno bread crumbs) and then fried to a golden brown. Garnished with a lemon slice, chopped parsley, and fried clam pieces served with spicy ranch dipping sauce. Head on over to the Texas Icehouse and get you a cold one to go along with this delicious bite to eat!

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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: Jason
  • Position: Creative Director
  • Years Employed: 9 years
  • Favorite Food Item: RC Cola over ice
  • Food Item Location: Darn Good Corn


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:

  • Enochs Stomp Vineyard and Winery
  • OG Cellars
  • Sunset 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. Ashley T. Henderson- The Tower Club of Dallas
  • 12:30 p.m. Lydia Gonzalez- Savorista Café/ Latino Culinary Institute
  • 2:30 p.m. Joey Allette- Team Building With Taste
  • 4:30 p.m. Omar Flores- Casa Rubia


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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