Alan Weiss

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2014

    These Fried Foods Won the State Fair of Texas' 2014 Big Tex Choice Awards

    The 10th Big Tex Choice Awards were held inside the Tower Building at the State Fair of Texas this year. Unlike in previous years, there was a huge crowd; usually it's just the finalists, the judges, their families, and media, but the State Fair sold tickets to the public to this year's event. For ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 27, 2012

    Bigger and Brighter and Fried-er

    Grease is the good word at the State Fair of Texas.

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    The Big Texas Beer Fest's Food Problem

    Chad Montgomery got a lesson in event promotion over the weekend. The operations manager by day, beer guzzler by night had never organized a large public event before, and he learned a few lessons with his inaugural Big Texas Beer Fest. One lesson is to take food truck commitments with a grain of s ... More >>