Nothing kicks off summer in San Diego better then opening day announcements of the county fair. Known for being one of the largest in the country, the San Diego County Fair boasts a traditional range of competitive events, live stock shows, exhibits, games and rides. For most, anticipation runs high when it comes to the updated list of newly comprised random edibles. Battered, fried, wrapped in bacon or doused in chocolate all unique, some outlandish and are most definitely geared towards out doing the prior year’s selection.
We like making the most of our day, getting in most of what the fair has to offer, and have a pretty good strategy for making our way through each experience – start with a snack, wander through the exhibits and then hit the rides before indulging in as many fair treats as we can handle. Aside from the sinfully delicious fried delectable’s there is usually a good selection of healthier options such as this year’s highlight the Antipasto Bread Bowl.
A crisp mix of romaine and iceberg lettuce lightly tossed in a red wine vinaigrette and topped with tomatoes, pepperoncini, mozzarella, black olives and salami served in a freshly baked crusty sour dough bread bowl.
Without fail someone in the group kicks off snack round one with an order of Aussie Chips.
Sliced potatoes battered, fried and topped with your choice of nacho cheese, ranch and/or sweet chili sauce they are crisp and phenomenally delicious.
Mushrooms stuffed with gouda, wrapped in back then grilled until the mushrooms are tender
and the bacon is crisp.
And if mushrooms aren’t your preference an excellent alternative are the Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers.
Filled to the brim with cream cheese and then wrapped in crispy bacon, these pack a punch on the
spice scale and are flavor packed.
What's a bacon themed concession without a Bacon Wrapped Fried Hotdog?
Wrapped in bacon, breaded and fried until crisp.