Ode to a Deep-Fried Wedding

April 24, 2009

The entire L.A. County Fair family would like to extend a heartfelt congratulations to “Chicken” Charlie Boghosian and Dawn Clasen – who are getting married tomorrow, April 25. Chicken Charlie is  the Deep-Fry King at fairs throughout the region. He is the one who comes up with the deep-fried Oreos, deep-fried Twinkies, deep-fried frog legs…

They Call Me Mister Chicken

August 2, 2008

If you’ve been to the L.A. County Fair, you know him.  Maybe not by sight or by his full name, but definitely from his amazing, deep fried concoctions. Deep-fried Oreos. Deep-fried avocados . Delectable Krispy Kreme chicken sandwiches with Swiss cheese drizzled in honey. He’s Charlie Boghosian, or Chicken Charlie as he is more commonly…

Viva Vino!

June 2, 2008

A global panel of judges just finished selecting the best wines from around the world at the Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition, held here at Fairplex. The event has been part of the Fair for 69 years, presenting gold, silver and bronze awards to the best the wine world has to offer. And…