Nom the Outlandish Eats of the 2018 OC Fair

Rainbow hues, pineapple bowls, and other photo-ready tasties await in Costa Mesa.

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Unicorn-themed goodies will pop up at more than one spot at the OC Fair. Find the colorful and sweet concoctions at Texas Donuts as well as the Candy Factory.
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Unicorn-themed goodies will pop up at more than one spot at the OC Fair. Find the colorful and sweet concoctions at Texas Donuts as well as the Candy Factory.
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Mermaid floats, not to mention unicorn floats, will surely be one of the talked-about treats.
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Where to go for your cinnamon roll needs? JP's Old West Cinnamon Rolls, which will offer a host of toppings for your bun.
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Ready for the OC Crunch Cinnamon Roll? Make for D&D Country Fair Cinnamon Buns for this piled-high sweet (yep, that's cinnamon cereal on top).
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The fair isn't just a font of new-new-new eats; there are a number of longtime favorites, too, grilled corn, tacos, Hawaiian chicken bowls, shaved ice, and lots more. Of course, you'll have your miniature marshmallow/chocolate candy needs met, too, if that's your thing.
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Deep-fried deliciousness is a hallmark of several vendors, including Who Fried the Cheese? and Chicken Charlie's.
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And, of course, pineapples standing in as serving bowls are a sweet fair staple.
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Biggy's has the Caramel Crack Fries, a decadent dish that features "French fries tossed in butter and sprinkled with cinnamon sugar then drizzled with salted caramel sauce and topped with whipping cream and sprinkles."
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Pastry perfection flowers around the fair.
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Beverages with far more happening than the liquid contained the cup are a big thing, too.
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Go to Pignotti's for a Spaghetti Donut, which includes pasta and sauces like pesto, alfredo, or carbonara. A. Spaghetti. Donut.
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Find your poke bowls at Eddie's Asian-inspired Cuisine.
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The OC Fair opens on Friday, July 13, and runs for a month, on select dates, right through to Aug. 12, 2018. What brand-new bites will you try? As in years gone by, the goodies'll be eye-popping, flavorful, and worth a picture.
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