Houston Rodeo foodie delights: A culinary adventure with Chris Shepherd

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HOUSTON – If you’re heading to the Houston rodeo and looking to satisfy your taste buds with some delicious eats, you’re in luck! Eat Like A Local’s Chris Shepherd, known for his expertise in local cuisine, has curated a list of must-try foods that will leave you coming back for more. From savory to sweet, here’s a rundown of delectable treats you won’t want to miss at the Houston rodeo according to the man himself.

  • Red Barn Cookies & Biscuits - Start your culinary journey with a taste of comfort food from Red Barn Cookies & Biscuits. Indulge in their Chicken Pot Pie Biscuit, a hearty and savory delight that’s perfect for fueling up before exploring the rodeo grounds. And for those with a sweet tooth, don’t pass up the opportunity to try their Cinnamon Biscuit with Apples, a delicious treat that pairs perfectly with a cup of coffee.

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Chicken Pot Pie Biscuit and the Cinnamon Biscuit (KPRC 2 / Click2Houston)
  • The Teahouse - For a refreshing mid-day pick-me-up, head over to The Teahouse and order their Vietnamese coffee. Made with strong brewed coffee and sweetened condensed milk, this beverage packs a punch of caffeine and flavor, making it the perfect companion as you continue to enjoy the festivities.
  • Triple J’s Smokehouse - No trip to the rodeo is complete without indulging in some classic barbecue flavors, and Triple J’s Smokehouse has you covered. Be sure to try their Smoked Boudin, a Cajun sausage made with pork, rice, and spices, and smoked to perfection for a truly authentic taste of the South.
  • Trill Burgers - Whether you’re a meat lover or a vegan, Trill Burgers has something for everyone. Sink your teeth into their Vegan Burger, a plant-based patty that’s been perfected to match the flavor and satisfaction of their OG Burger. Bun B stated “I didn’t want those who don’t eat beef to have a different experience.”
The Vegan Burger and the OG Burger (KPRC 2 / Click2Houston)
  • Asia Streetness - For a taste of Asian-inspired street food with a twist, make sure to visit Asia Streetness. Indulge in their Korean Fried Chicken on a stick, crispy and flavorful with a spicy kick that’s sure to tantalize your taste buds. Don’t miss out on their Wonton Nachos topped with lemongrass pork, a unique fusion of flavors that’s as satisfying as it is delicious. Wash it all down with a refreshing Thai Tea, perfectly balanced and not too sweet, for the ultimate culinary experience.
Asian Streetness: Korean Fried Chicken and Pork Wonton Nachos (KPRC 2 / Click2Houston)

With a lineup of mouthwatering dishes like these, the Houston rodeo promises to be a culinary adventure like no other. So grab your appetite and get ready to Eat Like A Local with Chris Shepherd’s recommendations for the best food to enjoy at the rodeo! See all these and more this Saturday at 10 a.m.

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