Fried & Flavorful Fair Food

As usual, the annual San Diego County Fair will boast a large selection of fried, flavorful, greasy food. On the menu for the 2015 season: Chicken Charlie's Deep-Fried SlimFast bar, Deep-Fried Starbucks and lots and lots of meat.

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Deep-Fried SlimFast Bar: a confusing yet surprisingly tasty concoction from Chicken Charlie's.
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Savory grilled kabobs at the 2015 San Diego County Fair.
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What's the fair without a big, greasy corn dog?
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Gingerbread treats and cool confections.
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A shark holding a fish taco: it's just PERFECT.
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An Australian Battered Potato dripping in Ranch dressing. Holy moly.
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The smell of tasty grilled dishes is in the air at the fair.
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Grilled kabobs at the San Diego County Fair.
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Mmmmm. Meat.
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Gyros at the San Diego County Fair.
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Grilled corn - such a summer treat.
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Desserts galore at the San Diego County Fair.
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Cubano burgers at the San Diego County Fair packed with crunchy pickles and other toppings.
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The glow of corn dogs in the window at the fair. Mesmerizing.
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A fair staple: the old classic corn dog.
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Everything on a stick. It's a fair thing.
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Chocolate covered frozen bananas.
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Tacos!
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Sweet treats a plenty.
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As usual, the annual San Diego County Fair will boast a large selection of fried, flavorful, greasy food. On the menu for the 2015 season: Chicken Charlie's Deep-Fried SlimFast bar, Deep-Fried Starbucks and lots and lots of meat.
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Pizza, served with a smile.
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Deep-Fried Philly Cheese Steak. Ok!
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As usual, the annual San Diego County Fair will boast a large selection of fried, flavorful, greasy food. On the menu for the 2015 season: Chicken Charlie's Deep-Fried SlimFast bar, Deep-Fried Starbucks and lots and lots of meat.
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Deep-Fried Philly Cheese Steak, with gooey cheese for dipping, of course.
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A shark holding a fish taco: it's just PERFECT.
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Fish tacos at the fair really capture the San Diego vibe.
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Tasti Chips & a nice brew at the fair.
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Tasti Chips, covered in a garlic topping.
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As usual, the annual San Diego County Fair will boast a large selection of fried, flavorful, greasy food. On the menu for the 2015 season: Chicken Charlie's Deep-Fried SlimFast bar, Deep-Fried Starbucks and lots and lots of meat.
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Old-fashioned sweet treats.
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Old-fashioned sweet treats.
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Deep-fried artichokes -- because it's the fair, after all.
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Deep-Fried Starbucks: whole coffee beans and chocolate chips in sweet pastry dough, wrapped in bacon, deep fried, rolled in sugar and served with whipped cream.
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Bacon everything.
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Creme puff masters making the sweets.
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Chocolate-stuffed creme puff.
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Pink's Hot Dogs at the San Diego County Fair.
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Pink's Hot Dogs at the San Diego County Fair.
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Pink's Hot Dogs at the San Diego County Fair.
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Pink's Hot Dogs at the San Diego County Fair.
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Pink's Hot Dogs at the San Diego County Fair.
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Also a fair must: funnel cake.
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Funnel cake.
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An Australian Battered Potato, smothered in Ranch dressing.
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Fresh-squeezed lemonade and a Hot Dog on a Stick.
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So. Much. Food.
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So. Much. Food. The glow of Chicken Charlie's and their fried everything menu is hard to ignore.
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Fried everything.
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Deep-Fried SlimFast Bar: a confusing yet surprisingly tasty concoction from Chicken Charlie's.
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Deep-Fried peanut butter-stuffed pickle.
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Deep-Fried SlimFast Bar: a confusing yet surprisingly tasty concoction from Chicken Charlie's.
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Deep-Fried SlimFast Bar: a confusing yet surprisingly tasty concoction from Chicken Charlie's.
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Deep-Fried SlimFast Bar: a confusing yet surprisingly tasty concoction from Chicken Charlie's.
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Deep-fried, peanut butter-stuffed pickle from Chicken Charlie's.
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As usual, the annual San Diego County Fair will boast a large selection of fried, flavorful, greasy food. On the menu for the 2015 season: Chicken Charlie's Deep-Fried SlimFast bar, Deep-Fried Starbucks and lots and lots of meat.
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Pig Trough, anyone?
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As usual, the annual San Diego County Fair will boast a large selection of fried, flavorful, greasy food. On the menu for the 2015 season: Chicken Charlie's Deep-Fried SlimFast bar, Deep-Fried Starbucks and lots and lots of meat.
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Ooey, gooey cinnamon rolls.
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Grillin'.
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A grillmaster doing his thing at the San Diego County Fair.
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Dogs.
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