‘It’s a disaster’ and other honest opinions about the State Fair’s fried foods

Oct 05, 08:52 PM

From “It’s a disaster” to “I want this for my final meal” and “I don’t really like hot fruit,” our team did not hold back when trying and ranking the top 10 Big Tex Choice Award finalists at the State Fair of Texas for 2022. Listen as seven journalists — food editor Erin Booke, food reporter Sarah Blaskovich, audience journalists Ariyon Dailey and Sam Bonacci, product manager Britton Peele, our managing editor Amy Hollyfield, and producer Julie Fisk — let loose with some hot (and maybe kinda shady) opinions on everything from the horchata milkshake to a brisket biscuit and fried charcuterie.