Photography by Vicky Pink - H-E-B has scoured the Lone Star State in search of the most delectable culinary creations from talented Texans during the company’s annual Quest for Texas Best competition. After tasty deliberations, 20 finalists with five being from the Houston area with a flair for food were selected out of more than 824 entrepreneurs from 136 cities and towns across the state. They are one step closer for cash prizes and being sold on H-E-B shelves. Members of the media got to meet and taste the finalists’ submissions and Texas whoever wins, our taste buds are all in for a treat. The Houston area finalists are Betty Ann Blandon & Steve Coggins of Primos Coffee Co.; Bob Sutton & & Holly Tate of Statesman Beverage Co.; Traci, Ayden, Luke, and George Johannson of 3 Sons Foods; and Chef JimmyTay Trinh of Naughty Noah’s Vietnamese. Also, on hand was James Harris, H-E-B Director, Diversity & Inclusion and Supplier Diversity.