Dispatches From San Diego's Deep-Fried Dystopia

With our fingers on the feeble pulse of the latest news in junk food, we at Consumerist headquarters wait anxiously every year to hear what they’re frying at the San Diego County Fair in Del Mar, California. Later fairs nationwide are sure to follow suit. New this year: deep-fried Girl Scout cookies and deep-fried Kool-Aid. Don’t worry, you can still get the boring old classics like fried Krispy Kreme chicken sandwiches and fried Klondike bars.

(Thanks to our correspondent Wade Courtney for sending along this photo.)

San Diego County Fair [Official Site]
Chicken Charlie’s Menu [Official Site]

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