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Jun 2

Del Mar Fair :)

Here’s what’s new according to the official website:

New Food and Drink Festivals

San Diego County Fair Commercial Wine Competition & Festival — Saturday, June 9, in the Paul Ecke Jr. Flower and Garden Show. An opportunity to taste some of San Diego County’s great wines. Click the event title for more information.

Food Truck Festival — Monday, July 2, in the Infield. Sample some of the best food on four wheels! Noon until the food is gone.

New Food

Healthier Fare:
• Pineapple Express food stand
• Antipasto in a Bread Bowl

NEW! The Lobster Shack, in the Infield
• Steamed Lobster Tails, fresh from Maine

NEW! Pineapple Express, corner of the Concourse and Wyland Way
• Maui Chicken Sliders or in a bowl*
• Pineapple House Shrimp over Rice*
• Pineapple Shrimp Cocktail Bowl*
• Pineapple Fruit Bowl*
• Shrimp and Fries with Charlie’s special Pineapple Sauce*
• Fried Spam with Sweet & Sour
• Fried Pineapple with Coconut Topping
• Chicken or Mandrian Shrimp Salad
*Served in a hollowed-out pineapple

Bacon-A-Fair, on the Concourse near the bridge to the Infield
• Porkabello Kabob (bacon-wrapped, Gouda-stuffed portabello on a stick)
• Caveman Turkey Club (One pound of bacon wrapped around an extra large turkey leg)
• Manly Gourmet (two pieces of bacon wrapped around sausage stuffed with mushrooms, artichoke and smoked mozzarella)
• Meat Lovers Hot Dog on a Stick (deep-fried, beer-battered, bacon-wrapped hot dog)
• Baconshrooms (deep-fried, bacon-wrapped mushrooms)
• Half Pound Meat-On-Meat Dog (quarter-pound, all-beef dog wrapped with a quarter-pound of bacon)
• Porky Poppers (bacon-wrapped stuffed jalapeños)

Gingerbread House on the Avenue:
• Cookie Dough on a Stick

Chicken Charlie’s on the Concourse near AgriFair:
• Deep-Fried Cereal
• Deep-Fried Pork Chops
• Deep-Fried Peanut Butter and Jelly

Pignotti’s Pasta near O’Brien Hall and the Skyway:
• Bacon Pasta on a plate or in a bread bowl
• Bread Bowls (fill them with pasta or antipasto salad)

Reno’s Fish ‘n’ Chips, corner of Skyway and the Avenue, outside O’Brien Hall
• Beach Fries (French fries drizzled with yogurt (fish taco sauce) and topped with fresh-made salsa)
• Deep-Fried Green Beans
• Sweet Potato Tater Tots

Funnel Cake Express near Bing Crosby Hall and the Skyway:
• Red Velvet Funnel Cake

Rose’s Food on the Avenue:
• Tostilocos
• Potato Taquitos
• Menudo

Del Mar Diner in Plaza de México:
• Buffalo Chicken Sliders: served on Hawaiian Bun, shredded lettuce, tomato and ranch dressing
• Chicken Fried Steak on a stick/mashed potatoes with Country-style sausage gravy
• French Fries with country-style gravy
• Deep-Fried Chili Asteroid: Award-winning homemade chili & cheese, deep-fried in a hush-puppy batter
• Flying Saucer Sopés: Deep-fried tortilla cake, topped with homemade chili, cheese, sour cream and green onions
• French Toast sticks with syrup dipping sauce
• Pie Fries: Deep-fried pie crust strips with strawberry preserves on the side
• Deep-Fried Tang