A Chef's Guide to the Deep-Fried Absurdities of the State Fair of Texas
Is there another annual food event more ridiculous and deliciously over-the-top than the State Fair of Texas? We think not. The Grape’s Brian Luscher dared to sample the weird and (sometimes)…wonderful fried foods of the fair — because if there’s anyone you can trust when it comes to fair food recommendations, it’s definitely one of the city’s most respected chefs.
This is my home state! I grew up with Big Tex and all of the ridiculous fried foods of the State Fair. Seeing this has me a little overcome with a combo of nostalgia, hunger, pride, and a little disgust. It’s complicated.
"Foot mittens of oppression."
Also known as socks.
I hate socks.
Sleeping with the window open means waking up to other people’s conversations on the street. It might be voyeuristic to listen in, but their voices drifted into my bedroom.