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Garden Grove Strawberry Festival

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chazar May 8, 2007 08:24 AM

Has anybody been to this? How is the food?

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  1. kingkong5 RE: chazar May 8, 2007 11:23 AM

    Think small carnival, like the Orange County Fair on a much smaller scale. Some ethnic specialties (papusas, gyros/kebabs, eggrolls), pizza, corn dogs, and carnival rides and game booths.

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      mitzielarson RE: kingkong5 May 28, 2007 10:32 AM

      try the sausage sandwiches at the Job's Daughters booth [they have been there for years]. The sandwiches are great and it is consistent year after year!

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        Das Ubergeek RE: mitzielarson May 28, 2007 09:49 PM

        I didn't get the sausage (though it smelled INCREDIBLE), but I had the shortcake from Job's Daughters, and it was totally worth the 10-15 minutes in line. The other food is carnival normal stuff.

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      ml22 RE: chazar May 8, 2007 11:45 AM

      when is this happening? where?

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        chazar RE: ml22 May 8, 2007 02:57 PM

        It's in Garden Grove May 25-28. Here's a link:

        http://www.strawberryfestival.org/

        Thanks, KingKong5, for your info. Anyone else want to chime in on the food quality? Is there really a lot of strawberry stuff?

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          mitzielarson RE: chazar May 28, 2007 01:48 PM

          there isn't a lot of strawberry stuff, but there is a great stand [huge trailer] that makes a fantastic shortcake with ice cream! the berries are grown locally and a whole section of this strawberry field is grown specifically for the festival!

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