Big Tex Treats & Eats for Sunday, October 9, 2016

Big Tex Treats & Eats Presented by Allstate

New Foods: Mama’s Garlic Fries

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Fried, golden, and perfectly crisped shoestring fries tossed in a seasoned garlic butter sauce. Get your side Mama’s Garlic Fries at Stuffed Wings.

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: Kiley
  • Position: Public Relations Coordinator
  • Years Employed: 2 years
  • Favorite Food Item: Coffee & Cinnamon Rolls
  • Food Item Location: Stubby’s Cinnamon Rolls


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:

  • Larue Winery
  • Lost Oak Winery
  • Texas Legato 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. Fairgoers today get to explore the diverse culinary establishments available in our local landscape, one of which is a talented kitchen Chef at our very own El Centro College! Today’s complete line-up in the Cutco Celebrity Kitchen is:

  • 11 a.m. Pete Nolasco- Chef Pete Catering
  • 12:30 p.m. Chris LaLonde- El Centro College
  • 2:30 p.m. Gianni Santin- Haute Sweets Patisserie
  • 4:30 p.m. Dan Bevis- Pinstack Plano


Kick Your Feet Up

The 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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