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Adventures in eating abound at the fair


Last updated 6/9/2017 at Noon

Bacon-wrapped foods include, from left, sausage, the Luau Kabab (pineapple), Brussels sprouts (front), asparagus (back), and jalapenos. Lucette Moramarco

Traditional fair food ranges from tame (corndogs) to wild (huge turkey legs), but new additions to the culinary landscape at the San Diego County Fair are getting more outrageous.

The smell of bacon cooking fills the air and while that fits the theme "Where the West is Fun", wrapping bacon around those turkey legs and sausage isn't adventurous enough. Fairgoers will find bacon-wrapped jalapenos, pineapple (Luau kabob), Brussels sprouts, asparagus and even bacon-wrapped cactus.

For a sweet and savory combination, there is bacon covered with chocolate and maple bacon donuts depending on whi...

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