Fried Fare at the 2016 San Diego County Fair

The San Diego County Fair is synonymous with flavorful, fried food. Here's a look at what patrons can expect to munch on at this year's fair -- from chicken wings topped with Kool-Aid to deep-fried pizza.

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The San Diego County Fair is synonymous with flavorful, fried food. This year, Chicken Charlie's, known for its lengthy menu of everything fried, is selling these chicken wings topped with Kool-Aid flavoring.
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Oh, the Corn Dog: a tried and true fair staple.
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A new take on Chicken and Waffles, Chicken Charlie's is also selling this creation: a giant waffle stuffed with a fried chicken strip, served with syrup. Naturally, the dish comes on a stick for prime fair munching.
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The glow of fried chicken at the fair.
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Tasti Chips, topped with cheddar cheese.
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Pink's is selling this hot dog at the fair this summer: "Lord of the Rings," a dog wrapped in onion rings and topped with BBQ sauce.
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It's not the fair without fresh-popped, sweet and salty Kettle Corn.
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Chow down on some Chow Mein.
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A fried pork slider and fries.
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So much meat, so little time.
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Deep-Fried Pizza: it's a thing.
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The epitome of edible indulgence: Deep-Fried Pizza at the fair.
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The San Diego County Fair is synonymous with flavorful, fried food. Here's a look at what patrons can expect to munch on at this year's fair -- from chicken wings topped with Kool-Aid to deep-fried pizza.
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Monica Garske
The San Diego County Fair is synonymous with flavorful, fried food. Here's a look at what patrons can expect to munch on at this year's fair -- from chicken wings topped with Kool-Aid to deep-fried pizza.
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The San Diego County Fair is synonymous with flavorful, fried food. Here's a look at what patrons can expect to munch on at this year's fair -- from chicken wings topped with Kool-Aid to deep-fried pizza.
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Monica Garske
The San Diego County Fair is synonymous with flavorful, fried food. Here's a look at what patrons can expect to munch on at this year's fair -- from chicken wings topped with Kool-Aid to deep-fried pizza.
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Monica Garske
The San Diego County Fair is synonymous with flavorful, fried food. Here's a look at what patrons can expect to munch on at this year's fair -- from chicken wings topped with Kool-Aid to deep-fried pizza.
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Hot dog?
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Monica Garske
The San Diego County Fair is synonymous with flavorful, fried food. Here's a look at what patrons can expect to munch on at this year's fair -- from chicken wings topped with Kool-Aid to deep-fried pizza.
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Monica Garske
The San Diego County Fair is synonymous with flavorful, fried food. Here's a look at what patrons can expect to munch on at this year's fair -- from chicken wings topped with Kool-Aid to deep-fried pizza.
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Monica Garske
The San Diego County Fair is synonymous with flavorful, fried food. Here's a look at what patrons can expect to munch on at this year's fair -- from chicken wings topped with Kool-Aid to deep-fried pizza.
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Monica Garske
The San Diego County Fair is synonymous with flavorful, fried food. Here's a look at what patrons can expect to munch on at this year's fair -- from chicken wings topped with Kool-Aid to deep-fried pizza.
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Monica Garske
The San Diego County Fair is synonymous with flavorful, fried food. Here's a look at what patrons can expect to munch on at this year's fair -- from chicken wings topped with Kool-Aid to deep-fried pizza.
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Monica Garske
The San Diego County Fair is synonymous with flavorful, fried food. This year, Chicken Charlie's, known for its lengthy menu of everything fried, is selling these chicken wings topped with Kool-Aid flavoring.
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Monica Garske
The San Diego County Fair is synonymous with flavorful, fried food. Here's a look at what patrons can expect to munch on at this year's fair -- from chicken wings topped with Kool-Aid to deep-fried pizza.
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Monica Garske
The San Diego County Fair is synonymous with flavorful, fried food. Here's a look at what patrons can expect to munch on at this year's fair -- from chicken wings topped with Kool-Aid to deep-fried pizza.
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A Frozen Banana, dipped in chocolate and rolled in sweet toppings. Hey, it's still technically fruit, right?
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Classic burgers are also a solid choice at the fair.
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The San Diego County Fair is synonymous with flavorful, fried food. Here's a look at what patrons can expect to munch on at this year's fair -- from chicken wings topped with Kool-Aid to deep-fried pizza.
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Monica Garske
The San Diego County Fair is synonymous with flavorful, fried food. Here's a look at what patrons can expect to munch on at this year's fair -- from chicken wings topped with Kool-Aid to deep-fried pizza.
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A Chicken Charlie's speciality: Fried Kool-Aid bites.
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Monica Garske
The San Diego County Fair is synonymous with flavorful, fried food. Here's a look at what patrons can expect to munch on at this year's fair -- from chicken wings topped with Kool-Aid to deep-fried pizza.
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Monica Garske
The San Diego County Fair is synonymous with flavorful, fried food. Here's a look at what patrons can expect to munch on at this year's fair -- from chicken wings topped with Kool-Aid to deep-fried pizza.
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The San Diego County Fair is synonymous with flavorful, fried food. Here's a look at what patrons can expect to munch on at this year's fair -- from chicken wings topped with Kool-Aid to deep-fried pizza.
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For some reason, soft serve just tastes better at the fair.
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Pineapple Dole Whip.
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Sweet treats at the San Diego County Fair.
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NBC 7 San Diego
The fare at the 2016 San Diego County Fair.
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The fare at the 2016 San Diego County Fair.
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The fare at the 2016 San Diego County Fair.
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The fare at the 2016 San Diego County Fair.
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The fare at the 2016 San Diego County Fair.
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The fare at the 2016 San Diego County Fair.
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The fare at the 2016 San Diego County Fair.
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