As summer turned into fall, Texans were bestowed the honor of the annual mega food pop-up called the Texas State Fair. This year's theme was "Celebrating Texas Innovation", with images of Big Tex everywhere: Established first in 1886, the State Fair is one of the largest fairs in all of the United States. You often … Continue reading The 2018 Texas State Fair
The annual State Fair hit Texas at the end of September, but with seemingly less fanfare this year for the Alapat family. We made our annual fried pilgrimage, but ended up being seduced by the music more than the food. The Texas State Fair had 2 intriguing traits for us this year: a couple’s coupon … Continue reading The 2017 Texas State Fair
(The following article has been cross-posted to ODTUG's website.) Kscope12, my very first Kscope and the one that shares this year's location, was a superbly unique event. In last year's ODTUG Cinco de Mayo #tbt Twitter party ("tbt" = "ThrowBack Thursday" for those of you who don't use Twitter), pictures from Kscope12 kept surfacing attached … Continue reading Kscope17 Preview: Your Destination Awaits
Last weekend marked the first day of October. Fall is really starting to come into Texas. The sunsets are getting longer and we have a much needed break in the heat. And with the start of October this year arrives the annual Texas State Fair. The State Fair, our foodie temptress, came beckoning her fried … Continue reading The 2016 Texas State Fair
This past weekend the Kscope17 leadership team made their first onsite visit of the year to San Antonio. It was a very long 1.5 days, but also very productive in many ways. Note that if you're hoping to unlock any secrets about Kscope17, you won't find them here. All will be revealed in due time … Continue reading Kscope17: The 1st Onsite Visit!
(the 2015 Texas State Fair map) Ah...the season is changing. Down here in Dallas, autumn has already descended upon our Lone Star State and the triple digit weather of summer has come to a halt. What's that in the air? It's the smell of fry...the tell tale sign that the Texas State Fair has opened … Continue reading The 2015 Texas State Fair