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Deep-fried success

Charles “Chicken Charlie” Boghosian knows what you’re thinking, so go ahead. Say it. You’re scanning Chicken Charlie’s menu at the Del Mar fair: fried Spam on a stick; fried Twinkies; fried Oreos; fried avocado; batter-coated fried White Castle sliders; and his latest cardio-killer, the Kookie Cookie, two oatmeal raisin cookies smeared with strawberry jam and […]

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Fried Kool-Aid a fair hit, Chicken Charlie says

DEL MAR — The deep-fried Kool-Aid is selling like deep-fried hot cakes, according to their famed creator, “Chicken” Charlie Boghosian. Chicken Charlie’s is a staple of fried rations at fairs across the country. It sold 400 to 600 orders of deep-fried Kool-Aid per day the first weekend of the San Diego County Fair. That’s about […]

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