STATE FAIR OF TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) — The State Fair of Texas is almost here, which means the Big Tex Choice Awards judges have tallied their scores and cast their final votes for the must-have foods visitors should indulge in this year.
Best Taste – SavoryREAD MORE: Fight Between Brothers Ends With 1 Shot, Critically Injured And 1 Arrested In Alvarado Friday Night
Ruth’s Stuffed Fried Taco Cone by Ruth Hauntz
Tender, savory, marinated and slow-cooked barbacoa served in an ice cream cone-shaped tortilla shell with black beans and cilantro lime rice. It is topped with pico de gallo, queso fresco and homemade salsa verde.
Best Taste – Sweet
Big Red Chicken Bread by Brent & Juan ReavesREAD MORE: 'I'm Afraid We're Going To See A Surge Of Violence' Says Texas Criminologist Following Recent Mass Shootings
This new fair favorite starts with a homemade, light, fluffy, melt-in-your-mouth, Big Red-flavored frosting, and served with a savory fried chicken wing resting in the middle of the doughnut.
Fla’Mango Tango by The Garza Family
Treat yourself with a refreshingly creamy mango twist, fried and drizzled with a kicky citrus glaze. Topped with whipped topping and served with a side of strawberry mango sorbet.MORE NEWS: Texas Grand Jury To Consider Charges In Shooting Death Of Protester Garrett Foster Last Summer
The State Fair of Texas opens Sept. 27 and will run through Oct. 20.