State Fair of Texas reveals 2018 ‘Big Tex Choice Awards’ food finalists

State Fair of Texas reveals 2018 ‘Big Tex Choice Awards’ food finalists
Sweet finalists in the 2018 Big Tex Choice Awards (Source: State Fair of Texas)
Sweet finalists in the 2018 Big Tex Choice Awards (Source: State Fair of Texas)

(KLTV) - From cotton candy tacos to a deep fried shepherd's pie, 10 culinary creations will take center stage at the State Fair of Texas this year.

The 2018 Big Tex Choice Awards finalists were announced Wednesday morning, selected from a field of 30 semi-finalists.

Sweet category finalists include: Arroz con Leche (sweet crispy rice), Cotton Candy Taco, Sweet Bakin' Bacon, Fernie's Orange You Glad We Fried It!?, and the State Fair Fun-L Cake Ice Cream.

Finalists in the savory category are: Deep Fried Shepherd's Pie, Deep Fried Skillet Potato Melt in a Boat, Fernie's Hoppin' John Cake with Jackpot Sauce, Texas Fried Hill Country, and Texas Twang-kie.

The State Fair of Texas takes place at Fair Park in Dallas from September 28 through October 21.

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