State Fair of Texas Big Tex Choice Awards Semi-Finalist

The food at the Texas State Fair — actually called the State Fair of Texas — is legendary. Fair food chefs from all over submit their foods for consideration, and just being named a semi-finalist is an honor. The Fair says there were 49 entries from 30 different vendors. The Big Tex Choice Awards will be held Sunday, August 26. The State Fair of Texas is in September.

Some of the semi-finalists:

• Deep Fried Bodacious Bacon Bombs

• Deep Fried Lobster Pops

• Deep Fried Ranch

• Fried Kool-Aid Pickles

• Southern Fried Chicken Nachos

• Texas Twang-kie

• Cotton Candy Taco

• Deep Fried M&M’s

• Orange Julia’s Beermosa

• Orange You Glad We Fried It?!