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The Rodeo's Best Food Vendors Honored at Golden Buckle Awards

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Phaedra Cook
This dessert called "The Ultimate" from Custom Confections landed the team first place in the Most Creative category.
Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo food vendors submitted dozens of dishes to be judged in the annual Gold Buckle Foodie Competition. From the delectable— like ice cream and cookie combos—to the questionable (scorpion pizza, anyone?), here’s a look at the dishes rodeo attendees will be eating this year.