Deep-Fried Filet Mignon and More to Debut at LA County Fair

The fancy-food-with-fries nosh'll be for sale at, where else, Chicken Charlie's.

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The 2018 LA County Fair opens Aug. 31 with some seriously strange - yet satisfying - concoctions.
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Chicken Charlie's
Sauntering into the LA County Fair with a surreal supping experience in your sights? It's the plan of plenty of fair goers, each and every year. And the booth that they always stop by, if they're looking for something unusual and picture-worthy? That would be Chicken Charlie's, the home of a quirky slew of cuisine choices, the sorts of edibles that have been fried, stuffed with other foods, or piled high with "can they do that?" ingredients.

Eager to know what Chicken Charlie's is up to for the 2018 Pomona spectacular, which opens for a multi-week run on Friday, Aug. 31? Give a scroll now to eye some new sure-to-be-buzzy bites (yep, deep-fried filet mignon) as well as tried-and-true favorites that will definitely be returning.The LA County Fair is on at the Fairplex in Pomona from Aug. 31 through Sept. 23, 2018. Note that the fair is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, except for Labor Day.
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Yum.
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Fancy some Buffalo Chicken with Mac & Cheese Waffle Cone?
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Get those toppings.
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Chicken Charlie's
Also new for 2018? Look for the tummy-filling ramen burrito.
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The ramen burrito is available with chicken or shrimp (pictured).
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The Cotton Candy Sandwich did big and delish business at Chicken Charlie's in 2017, so, yeah, you can bet this eye-popper of a dessert will be back for 2018.
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Super-savory alert: The bacon-wrapped chicken legs arrive atop French fries.
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Chicken Charlie's
Hello, it's a Krispy Kreme doughnut, with a piece of fried chicken in the middle, and a cooling spread of ice cream. All in one sandwich. This is true.
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The Maui chicken bowl is making a return (and, indeed, that "bowl" in question is a pineapple half)...
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... as is the naked shrimp bowl.
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And on the $6.60 value menu, which honors the LA County Fair's Route 66 theme? Fried pineapple with a drink. Want to try it or try them all? The LA County Fair runs on select days from Aug. 31 through Sept. 23.
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Chicken Charlie prepares one of his concoctions at the LA County Fair.
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Chicken Charlie offers up one of his creations at the LA County Fair.
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Get your sweet tooth satisfied with the cotton candy ice cream sandwich at the 2018 LA County Fair.
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Looking for something new? A ramen burrito is waiting for you at the 2018 LA County Fair.
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Teriyaki chicken got a whole lot more exciting when it's served in a pineapple bowl.
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Foot-long hotdogs are on the menu.
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People line up for food and fun at the LA County Fair, opening Aug. 31, 2018.
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Got to get that protein.
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You can't go wrong with a traditional fair favorite - a monster turkey leg at the 2018 LA County Fair.
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The 2018 LA County Fair opens Aug. 31 with some seriously strange - yet satisfying - concoctions.
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The Buffalo Chicken with Mac & Cheese Waffle Cone is available at the 2018 LA County Fair at Chicken Charlie's booth.
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Sweet and savory fried options at Chicken Charlie's at the 2018 LA County Fair.
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People line up for the food and fun at the 2018 LA County Fair.
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