Big Tex Treats & Eats for Saturday, October 8, 2016

Big Tex Treats & Eats Presented by Allstate

New Foods: Loaded Bacon Mashed Potato Egg Rolls

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An Egg Roll stuffed with loaded bacon and grated cheddar cheese mashed potatoes. Garnished with bacon bits and served with a dollop of sour cream and sliced jalapenos. This flavor-filled Egg Roll can be found at Old Mill Inn.

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: Leslie
  • Position: Marketing Coordinator
  • Years Employed: 5 years
  • Favorite Food Item: Sausage on a Stick
  • Food Item Location: Coliseum Drive


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:

  • Dry Comal Creek Vineyards
  • Landon Winery
  • Los Pinos Ranch Winery
  • Messina Hof Wine 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. One of today’s talented chefs has made appearances on The Today show, The Early Show, and Food Network, so be sure to catch all of John Tesar’s great cooking tips!

  • 11 a.m. DJ Quintanilla- Resto Gastro Bistro
  • 12:30 p.m. Daniel Pittman- LUCK
  • 2:30 p.m. Blythe Beck- Pink Magnolia
  • 4:30 p.m. John Tesar- Knife


Kick Your Feet Up

Trio on the Green brings a new concept of “bites and flights,” serving trios of appetizers and drinks. Located under three oak trees outside the Coliseum, this shady destination will serve everything in threes, from sliders and fries to flights of beer and wine.

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