3 sinfully good dishes we found at the Montgomery County Fair

Plus one refreshing locally made beverage

Elephant ears.

Sugar waffles.

Funnel cakes.

Deep-fried Oreos.

Potato Tornadoes.

Those are five definite signs that fair season has officially arrived.

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The Good Golly Miss Molly burger is the titular burger at Good Golly Miss Molly’s food bus. This one-of-a-kind burger is topped with American cheese, Thousand Island dressing and coleslaw. It’s a mess, but it’s a delicious mess!

You can try any of their burgers, like the Elvis burger or a deluxe burger. The burgers come with a side of chips.

Cost: $7 for burger (chips included)

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Add some southern sweetness to your day at the fair with this signature treat from the New Orleans Grill. The bourbon chicken is topped with a sweet sauce, with just a little bit of a kick, and served over some delicious white rice.

Cost: $7 for small bourbon chicken and rice

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If you’re more spicy than sweet, you can check out the spicy shrimp tacos from What the Taco?!  This rolling taco truck has been called “the freshest taco truck in Dayton,” and this spicy seafood filled taco is arguably their most famous.

Cost: $4 


No matter what you decide to eat at the fair, wash it down with a bottle of Frostop’s premium root beer. This super-creamy beverage traces its roots all the back to 1926 in Springfield, and its old-fashioned flavor makes it a must try. If you want to try it first, free samples are available.

Cost: $3 for a bottle

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