Rodeo Uncorked! Roundup
Amanda Moreno and Tiffany Halik
Rick and Kim Trevino with Mike and Denise Trevino
Londie Lane and Shannon Rechfer
Jimbo and Laura Downing
Rudy and Pam Santamaria
Curtis Clerkley and Paul Bonarrigo
Jonathan’s The Rub won second place in Best Bites Popular Choice.
Ben Mathis, Ange Mertens, Keith Powell
Killen’s BBB team won first place in Trailblazing Appetizer/Entree with their short ribs.
The Royers crew won the first-place Popular Choice award.
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo’s Rodeo Uncorked! Roundup and Best Bites Competition
$500,000 (events benefit Texas youth)
2,884 types from 943 wineries
Number of restaurants and caterers involved
Custom-made saddles, chaps, belt buckles
Popular Choice Award, Best Bites
First, Royer’s Round Top Café;
second, Jonathan’s The Rub
Top Texas Wine
Pedernales Cellars Viognier, Texas, 2012
Rhinestones, fringe everywhere, “fancy” boots, metallic accents
Annie Rupani, owner of Cacao & Cardamom and former Miss Pakistan World, manning her chocolate booth in a sexy dress.
Bud Royer, in apron, hat, goatee, and ponytail, dishing out his pies.
“I can’t wait to get home to soak my feet in Epsom salts.”