Wednesday, July 11, 2007

More Fair Fun

Fun Zone
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Bright colors and sounds.
The sounds of summer...

Fun Zone

Curious George

Fair Food

Fried Fair Food
The Fair is all about yummy fried food.
My favorite is Tasty Chips--homemade potato chips spritzed with vinegar.

I haven't tried the Fried Avocado, Fried Cola, Fried Snickers, Fried Twinkies, or the Krispy Kreme Chicken Sandwich.

But I'm willing (especially the avocado).

I love the pink Gingerbread house, the "Barb's Better Buns" booth, the Indian Fry Bread, the roasted corn, and of course the sliced green apples with caramel.
But I always buy an artichoke sandwich from Roxy--a local restaurant in Encinitas.

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Blogger Natalie said...

We missed the Fair this year... your pictures capture the color and hoopla! Thanks for visiting Chickenblog... we saw the sculpture garden in Kit Carson Park, Escondido. I haven't seen the UCSD collection or the Balboa Park 'gator. More to see and do! I'll be back for more visits. You have a nice blog.

7:04 PM  
Blogger Pattie - Chicagoland, IL said...

The sign for the deep fried Twinkies caught my eye. Last night I made a horrible sounding concoction from an old recipe including Twinkies...which btw, actually was very good! I will post the recipe card and photo of the dessert on my web site so you can see what I mean.

And it looks like a good fair. Way more colorful and interesting than those around here.


8:14 AM  
Blogger Vallen said...

Absolutely marvelous photos. Let's hear more about the fried cola.

8:43 AM  
Blogger FinnyKnits said...

Love the photos - totally takes me back. I haven't been to the fair in ages, but I'd go for a corndog and some nachos in a heartbeat.

Although, the fried avocado does sound tasty. What is the story with the Krispy kreme chicken sandwich? Tell me the bread is not donut.

2:30 PM  
Blogger meresy_g said...

Great photos. Looks like a really fun fair. And yeah, what is a Krispy Kreme Chicken sandwich? I'm picturing the chicken between two donuts. Please tell me this is not the case. That just makes my tummy hurt.

7:18 AM  
Blogger telfair said...

Around these parts, Elephant Ears are big fair food! Big greasy fried wrinkled flat donuts, dipped in sugar & cinnamon.

And cotton candy too, of course!

Great pictures.

7:39 AM  
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4:59 PM  
Blogger hollystar said...

i have to behonest and admit that the sign for the krispy kreme chicken sandwhich scared me.... not the actual sign, but the simple knowledges that something so simple such as a chicken sammich can be so easily corrupted by the likes of krispy kreme.

le sigh

5:00 PM  
Blogger Laura K said...

I'm still wrapping my brain around "Fried Avocado..."

5:31 PM  
Blogger Mary Ann said...

I'm a sucker for fried pickles. And mushrooms. And cauliflower. (My arteries groan as I type this.)

9:24 AM  

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