Dallas’ biggest, greasiest and weirdest food competition is back after a one-year break.

When the State Fair of Texas opens Sept. 24, 2021, concessionaires will serve a host of new fried foods — made from recipes some have been tweaking for two years. The fair was canceled in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
When the State Fair of Texas opens Sept. 24, 2021, concessionaires will serve a host of new fried foods — made from recipes some have been tweaking for two years. The fair was canceled in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic.(Ashley Landis / Staff Photographer)

On Wednesday, Aug. 11, reps from the State Fair of Texas announced the 10 Big Tex Choice Awards finalists — a list of judges’ favorite dishes, each of which will be sold at the fair during its three-week run Sept. 24

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A family’s late night snack craving turned into a sad incident, when instead of juicy fried chicken, they were delivered fried towel! Although hard to believe, the incident did happen recently, in the Philippines.

Alique Perez said she ordered chicken for her son from Jollibee, a popular fast-food chain in the country. On first glance, the pieces didn’t seem any different from usual pieces of fried chicken, with similar-looking brown crust. But things started to get weird after she failed to make her son take a bite. Saying that as she was trying to get him a bite, she found

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Those are just some of the tantalizing and tasty offers that made headlines this week in the fast food world. Companies in that crowded space operate on razor-thin profit margins, so they are constantly trying to gain an edge over its competitors, often with perks like free food or other giveaways.

Americans have lost their minds over the Popeyes’ fried chicken sandwich for the past two years. Soon, our friends in the United Kingdom can experience the clucking craze.

The chain unveiled plans to open its first UK restaurant later this year, following successful launches in Spain and Switzerland, as
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