Enough, Chicken Charlie. You have crossed all lines of good taste and common decency with deep-fried cereal.
Charlie Boghosian, aka Chicken Charlie, is the evil mastermind responsible for the arterial onslaught at fairs throughout Southern California over the last few years. He started with deep-fried Oreos, and by last summer many believed he had reached the pinnacle of culinary absurdity with his deep-fried Kool Aid.
But this paragon of greasy grossness has just debuted deep-fried Trix and Cinnamon Toast Crunch at the San Diego Fair, and will be bringing them to the Orange and L.A. county fairs later this summer, ABC News reports. A handful of cereal is dipped in batter, dunked in a vat of scalding hot fat, then doused with syrup and a sprinkling of more cereal. The reviews so far have been lukewarm, calling the concoction a "doughy ball of greasy cereal" and noting "the pool of grease in the bottom of the basket."
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