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Eating Our Way Through the Orange County Fair

Deep fried bacon wrapped turkey legs. Jack Daniels infused churros. Texas size pop rocks donuts. Deep fried pecan pie on a stick. Those are just a few of the outrageous … Continue reading

July 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Eating Our Way Through the OC Fair

Deep fried Twinkies. Barbecued ears of corn. Two-foot sausage on a stick. Yes, the OC Fair is back, and with it an incredible array of food options, from healthy to … Continue reading

August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Win Tickets to OC Fair’s NYE Block Party

What are you doing New Year’s Eve? I’ve got just the ticket–make that two tickets to the OC Fair’s annual New Year’s Eve Block Party featuring hit tribute bands, gourmet … Continue reading

December 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Culinary Battle at OC Fair – Chef Pascal Olhats (Brasserie Pascal) vrs Chef Paul Cao (Burnt Truck)

I’m a fan of OC’s celebrity chef Pascal Olhats (Brasserie Pascal, Pascal’s Epicerie, etc), and I love food truck cuisine, so when I learned that Chef Pascal was scheduled to … Continue reading

August 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Fun Food Fare at the OC Fair

Where can you devour giant turkey legs wrapped in bacon, deep fried Oreos, BBQ sandwiches, corn on the cob, and chocolate covered bacon, all in the same spot?     … Continue reading

July 31, 2012 · 1 Comment