Food vendors enjoyed friendly competition as Houston celebrity judges cleaned plates at the second annual Gold Buckle Foodie Awards.
Two new categories of Most Creative Food and Best New Flavor were added to the awards this year.
More than 100 mouth-watering entries from 12 different categories were distributed to every table of judges, and each one looked more delicious than the last. Big hits this year included Stubby's Cinnamon Rolls and Sudie's Catfish House both took home wins in multiple categories.
The crowd favorite was unanimously Best Dessert.
"It feels wonderful to win, it's great to have a blue ribbon next to your food especially with such good competition," said Lee Morales, representative for Best Dessert Winner Crown Cinnamon Rolls.
The 2010 Gold Buckle Foodie Award Winners are as follows:
Best Breakfast Food: Stubby's Cinnamon Rolls' breakfast sandwich
Best Taco/Burrito: Texas Skillet's trailboss burrito
Best Seafood: Sudie's shrimp
Best Baked Potato: Harlon's Bar-B-Que brisket and turkey burger potato
Best Burger: Paradise Burger's bacon double meat double cheeseburger
Best Food-on-a-Stick: Granny's Cheesecake's chocolate dipped strawberries
Best Fried Food: Berryhill Baja Grill's crispy shrimp/fish tacos
Best Barbecue: Saltgrass Steakhouse's chicken and ribs platter
Favorite Food: Crown Cinnamon Rolls' cinnamon roll
Most Creative Food: Sudie's ceviche
Best New Flavor: Sudie's shrimp BLT
Best Dessert: Crown Cinnamon Rolls' cinnamon roll