Abel Gonzales Jr. appears on "The View" Monday.

If you’re at home in the air conditioning Monday, July 4, check out “The View” at 10 a.m. on WFAA and catch our neighbor, the king of fried foods.

Preston Hollow resident Abel Gonzales Jr., the mastermind behind fried butter and other artery-hardening delicacies at the State Fair of Texas, is being included in a segment on fair foods.

Gonzales is no stranger to national TV. He has appeared on NBC’s Today show and the Late Show with David Letterman, among others.