Saturday, August 30, 2014

Luminasia and the LA County Fair 2014

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Growing up, my family would visit the LA County Fair just as the 
new school year would begin each September.  
Photo Courtesy of LACF
Besides the rides, entertainment, and of course food, 
we would see the new exhibits the fair would have each year.


This year, Luminasia is a new nighttime attraction.
It's a larger-than-life Chinese lantern display,
which is an ancient art form of lantern making.


At the LA County Fair Media Preview to see
Luminasia and sample the new fair food for 2014.


Heading up the Luminasia hill,
the gateway is impressive.


See What Jay Eats...

Funnel Cake Sausage Dog
with syrup
from Juicy's

It reminded me of breakfast,
tasty sausage.


 One of my favorites were the Giant Pandas
and they were GIANT!


Photo Courtesy of LACF
 A beautiful pagoda lantern.

Photo Courtesy of LACF
Just a few of the famous landmarks
at Luminasia.


These lanterns were handmade by 50 artisans who
traveled more than 7,000 miles from Zigong, China.


As we're admiring the craftsmanship,
it was time to sample some of the new food items
The Krispy Kreme Doughnut Triple Cheeseburger
from Chicken Charlie's 


 Zucchini with Bacon wrapped around,
served with Ranch dressing,
from Chicken Charlie's.

I loved the crunchy bacon!



Photo Courtesy of LACF
Fried Chicken Skin with Ranch
from Chicken Charlie's.


Deep Fried Oreos
from Chicken Charlie's

One of my favorites of the evening


We've travelled around the world and now
Back to Los Angeles
and LAX. 


 The Capitol Records' Building
in Hollywood.


Speaking of Hollywood,
the film industry and the Academy Award. 


The Griffith Park Observatory

  
Santa Monica Pier


The Original Ramen Burger
will be at the LA County Fair this year.

This is the ORIGINAL!



Coconut Shrimp
from Mrs. C's Famous Eggrolls


Met some new friends...


The Chili Relleno Pretzel Cheeseburger
with Parmesan Garlic Tasti Chips®
and Bacon Cheese.
from Lori's Concessions.


The famous scoreboard in the outfield pavilion
at Dodger Stadium


Stanley Cup Champions!


Chocolate Dessert!

Chocolate-covered strawberry, bacon, rice krispy,
and mini cinnamon roll.



Photo Courtesy of LACF
I Think I Just Found NEMO! 


Year of the Dragon
at the top of the hill

Every year is Year of the Dragon for me...


What's a fair without BIG Food?


Photo Courtesy of Kristie Hang
Big Turkey Leg!


Photo Courtesy of Kristie Hang
Big Chicken!


Photo Courtesy of Kristie Hang
Big Rib!

That's some BIG Food!


This was just a small sampling
of the Luminasia lanterns on display.

It's an awesome exhibit
and hard to believe that it's all made by hand.
Worth seeing during the LA County Fair!
New eats for 2014 too...


Until September 28th



Thank You!
Los Angeles County Fair
Jennifer Ju



NOTE:  I was an invited guest of the LA County Fair
and thank them for the invitation and hospitality.
All comments and opinions are strictly my own.





Photos by Jay Terauchi
Unless noted
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