Over the holiday weekend, I headed to Pleasanton, California to spend the afternoon at one of my favorite places to visit in the world, the Alameda County Fair. As is my tradition, I immediately hit up the various food vendors to see what’s new in fair fare. This year, I came across a lot of “deep fried on-a-stick” food items.
Here’s fried Donut Dogs, Bacon, Doritos, and “Choogs” (We’re not sure what a “choog” is exactly):
And then there were fried peanut butter sandwiches, cheeseburgers, and pickles:
Another vendor had fried strawberry Pop-Tarts (on a stick, naturally), along with fried Twinkies, cookie dough, cheesecake, brownies and Nutella:
But wait, there’s more…
A sign advertising the fried menu offerings also shows they have fried Captain Crunch (sic) and fried peanut butter cups:
And finally, and what “wins” for originality in my book, is the “Chicken Fried Steak on a Stick:”
photos by Rusty Blazenhoff
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