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Deep Fried Cuban Roll
(credit: Big Tex Choice Awards)

Big Tex Choice Award Winners Announced

DALLAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – From eight fried finalists, two dishes have won top honors in this year’s Big Tex Choice Awards. For BEST TASTE, the deep fried Cuban roll, is the 2013 winner. It’s […]

09/02/2013

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Southern Diet, Fried Foods, May Raise Stroke Risk

Deep-fried foods may be causing trouble in the Deep South. People whose diets are heavy on them and sugary drinks like sweet tea and soda were more likely to suffer a stroke, a new study finds.

02/07/2013

Students line up to receive food during lunch in a Texas school cafeteria. (credit: Jana Birchum/Getty Images)

Fed Up With Menu, Students Stage Lunchroom Boycott

Macaroni and cheese again? Students at a Texas junior high school staged a four-day boycott of cafeteria food last week to press for more menu choices and healthier alternatives.

02/20/2012

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Everyone Rejoice – It’s “Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day”

Members of the Texas House of Representatives have seemingly had a hard time getting the states fiscal house in order, but during the last legislative session they did declare October 26 “Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day”.

10/26/2011

Fried buffalo chicken in a flapjack at the State Fair of Texas. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Judges Pick State Fair Of Texas Food Winners

Besides the giant Ferris wheel, rival football games and wealth of exhibits, each year unique culinary creations are a feature at the State Fair of Texas. Monday the winner of the 7th Annual Big Tex Choice Awards was named.

09/05/2011

Fried-Food Finalists Announced For State Fair

The eight finalists for the State Fair of Texas’ Big Tex Choice Awards have been announced.

08/25/2010