Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Big Tex Choice Awards Bestowed for State Fair of Texas 2012

Winner of the "Most Creative": Bacon cinnamon roll by Butch Benavides (photos by Carol Shih)

Fried jambalaya by Abel Gonzales. (photos by Carol Shih)

While many of you were sleeping in or lounging at the pool for Labor Day, the media was hard at work covering the Eighth Annual Big Tex Choice Awards for this years State Fair of Texas. Abel Gonzales, creator of the deep fried jambalaya, took home the trophy for “Best Taste.” Butch Benavides won “Most Creative” for his sweet bacon cinnamon roll dipped in pancake batter and topped with fried bacon crumbles.

To see a complete list of the yummy new fried foods you will need to try at this year's Fair, jump over to SideDish.