CategoryFun at the Fair

Buy Online and Save!!

August 11, 2008

Isn’t it amazing how much stuff we can do online? When online purchasing first came about, I was leery. But then I started ordering clothes, toys, books, CDs from overseas, then practically my entire Christmas list. What I do a lot of now is buying tickets to events. It’s so easy and some of them…

A Fair for All

August 8, 2008

I find that the Fair is often thought of as a “young” persons attraction – whether it’s for parents to bring their youngsters to pet some four-legged critters or teens to come and have fun with friends, trying those gravity-defying rides or college students out to hear some great music. But the Fair – our…

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…

40 Days and Counting

July 28, 2008

Did someone say 40 days until the L.A. County Fair? Really? Alrighty then. On with the countdown! 40 days until: –          – Hot Dog on a Stick (you so knew that would be first!) –          – You can milk a goat –          – You can try this totally cool ride where you lay down on…

Competitive Cooking at its Best!

July 18, 2008

So, if you have not entered your mouth-watering brownie or your Grandma’s best apple pie or your amazing leftover turkey dish recipes into the Culinary Styles contests and competitions, what are you waiting for? The deadline is coming up – Aug. 8. The cooking competitions are one of my favorite traditions of the Fair. The…