Foodie Friday: San Diego County Fair Food Edition

Deep-fried Trix Cereal - San Diego County Fair
The 2012 San Diego County Fair is Out of this World

This Years Food Options are Out of the World!

It”s an annual culinary tradition like no other. Hungry participants wonder, “What unusual creation will they cook up this time? How will these food daredevils top themselves this year?” No, it”s not an episode of Iron Chef, and it”s definitely not the James Beard awards…it”s the San Diego County Fair.

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Carnival games and live music are part of the fun, but food is a major draw for many visitors to the annual event, as vendors compete with each other to see who can create the most outlandish concoctions. This year”s fair theme is “Out of This World,” and that just might be how you would describe many of the menu offerings. Here”s a little sampling of what you can expect to feast on.

Put Bacon On It

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Bacon-wrapped jumbo turkey legs go for a spin at the San Diego County Fair

The most talked about offerings usually include just about anything wrapped in bacon or deep-fried, and this year is no exception. In the bacon-wrapped category, you”ll find everything from bacon blanketed hot dogs to “Porky Poppers,” bacon-wrapped stuffed jalapeños. But if size is what you”re after, then a bacon-wrapped turkey leg just might be what you”re looking for.


Deep-Fried Trix Cereal - San Diego County Fair

Deep-fried cereal, Trix variety

Last year, fried Kool Aid had the nation all atwitter. This year, the buzz is over deep-fried cereal – you have your choice of Trix or Cinnamon Toast Crunch. You”ll also find “Pie Fries” (deep-fried pie crust strips with strawberry preserves on the side), a “Chili Asteroid” (chili and cheese, deep-fried in a hush-puppy batter), and – continuing with the fried drink mix experiment – deep-fried Tang.

Deep-fried Trix Cereal - San Diego County Fair

Will deep-fried Trix be any good? There's only one way to find out.

Fresh Lobster

Lobster at the San Diego County Fair

The Fresh Lobster is Delicious

Another new offering in the San Diego County Fair”s dining selection is…lobster?! Yes, you read that right! In their fair debut, The Lobster Shack is serving up steamed Maine lobster tails.

With so many options, what will you try at this year”s fair?

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Jahrmarkt in San Diego

Jedes Jahr Anfang Sommer findet in San Diego der Jahrmarkt in Del Mar statt. Dieses Jahr steht der Jahrmarkt unter dem Motto „Taste the Fun“ – „Schmecke den Spass“. Meine Freundin und ich waren am Sonntag den beliebten Jahrmarkt erkunden und hatten richtig Spass. Von Musikkünstlern, Bands, Karussells, Losbuden, Verkaufständen, kostlichen Leckereien amerikanischer Art und anderem Entertainment konnte man alles finden. Besonders gefallen hat mir der Schockoladen überbackene Schinken, das frisch gemachte Kettlekorn (Süßes Popcorn) und der Hotdog am Stiel. Außerdem konnte man Apfelpommes kaufen, was ich vorher noch nie gehört und gesehen habe, waren aber suuuper lecker!

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