We always look forward to sharing with you the new, creative and sometimes outrageous taste sensations at The Orange County Fair on now through August 13th. Selling big from The Midway Gourmet is Flamin’ Hot Cheetos on virtually everything edible including pizza and fresh corn. His unusual nito frozen dessert creations are also the talk of the Fair.
Last year, 50% of Fairgoers surveyed said their favorite part of the Fair is the food. We agree…Fried, sugary or savory – and sometimes all three at once – the delectable edibles are some of the big stars of the OC Fair.
Chef Dominic’s Fair edibles on the RCS Midway just swept the Concessionaires’ Cup 2017 Awards including the recognition for “Best of the Best” single fair food item. We’ll get a mouthwatering update from The Midway Gourmet as the OC Fair enters its concluding week. Additionally Cowboy Kettle Corn’s (on the RCS Midway) Nitro Candy Caramel Popcorn garnered The Gold/Category Winner for “Most Creative.”
We’ll get a mouthwatering update from The Midway Gourmet as the OC Fair enters its concluding week.
If you perhaps missed Chef Dominic at the OC Fair you can still enjoy his pantry of incredible Fair menu creations (both “Hot” & “Cool”) at the LACounty Fair in Pomona running from September 1st through 24th.
New, and spectacular, on the RCS Midway at the OC Fair is the La Grande XL, the largest traveling observation wheel in the United States. Its cars (“cabins’) are even air conditioned. It’s carefully transported in 22 semi-trailers and 10 technicians using an 80-ton crane install it!
The word is already out on the new grilled, bacon-wrapped pork belly dog on a stick from Biggy’s. Also, consider if you will, Deep Fried Butter and Deep Fried Nutella. Not attention-getting gimmicks but worthy fair food…We’ll meet the creator, Dominic Palmieri, The Midway Gourmet!
Biggy’s big hit from previous years, The Big Rib, is back for an encore. It’s a 2-pound beef rib on a 17-inch bone (ala “the stick”). The weight is both the meat and the bone.
Also within the popular food stands of the RCS Midway is Pickle Fries at Pickle O’ Pete’s. If you enjoy the taste of dill pickles this will be a new winner for you.
Their motto : Bringing Everything Delicious! From Gourmet Fare to Wild and Wacky Treats.
We last chatted with the Midway Gourmet, Dominic Palmieri, at the beginning of the 125th Anniversary OC Fair. His standout new item at Biggy’s, located on the Midway at The OC Fair was as Bacon-Wrapped Pork Belly on a stick.
Now it’s on to the L.A. County Fair through Sept. 27th. The theme is “Mind Blowing Fun.” We’ll find out what’s on the menu for the L.A. County Fair and get the post-Fair results for Orange County’s “One Big Party.”
Look for Biggy’s and Dominic’s other food booths on the RCS Midway located near the Yellow Gate at the L.A. County Fair. He even serves a popular hamburger with a tasty gluten-free bun.