Texas may not be known for its seafood, but this shrimp skewer encrusted in coconut flakes is fresh and full of flavor.
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If you like beef, the soft-shell crab taco probably isn't for you. For a unique, meaty alternative, try a unique beef tongue taco.
Head down to Florida for the freshest interpretation of this fair food. We hear that it tastes just like chicken!
Sometimes you just want a good ol' comfort dish at the fair. These fried green tomatoes should hit the spot.
Apple pie is the American classic dessert and while it's usually sold as convenient hand pies at fairs and festivals, this interpretation as fries may be even more practical for on-the-go eating.
Influenced by French ancestors, residents of the Deep South have been eating fried frog legs for centuries. And fried okra is a Southern staple as well.
This is the new ice cream sandwich: vanilla ice cream sandwiched between two cinnamon-sugar doughnuts and topped with caramel sauce.
If you're looking for a traditional dessert taste with a fair food feel, go for this decadent red velvet funnel cake.
It's pretty hard to beat fried pickles when it comes to fair food. The sweet crunch of the pickle with the crispy fried outer layer never disappoints.
Ice cream sundaes and chocolate chip cookies are classic desserts by themselves, but mashing them together makes for one sweet treat.
Bacon on top of a funnel cake? Yep, and topped with a little maple syrup, all the flavors meld together into one sweet-and-salty dream.
Chilled grasshopper pie's gooey, minty center and chocolate-cookie crust make it a refreshingly sweet treat. Deep-fry it, and the crispy outer layer creates a crispy, salty balance with the melted mint-chocolate filling.
At the fair, instead of sitting down with a plate full of BBQ, coleslaw, baked potato and beans, grab this potato piled high with all the fixings of a Southern BBQ plate.
When it comes to fair food, you have to go big with this double-sized dog, or go home.
Fans of seafood should visit Texas' Crab Fest for various sophisticated fish dishes like this soft-shell crab taco. (As if tacos weren't already delicious enough!)
For a creative twist on the traditional dog, a Japanese-inspired version might become an adventurous meat lover's new favorite indulgence.
Remember when we said "Go big or go home?" The same imperative applies to French fries.
If you're brave enough to try this crazy ice cream flavor, it's sure to satisfy both your sweet-and-spicy palate.
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