REVIEW: ROKO Grill

Let’s venture out to Katy, shall we? That’s where ROKO Grill restaurant is located. ROKO dubs itself as a fast casual restaurant fusing South American flavors with traditional BBQ. It was established in 2017 and is family-owned and operated. We like the sound of all of that. We visited on a Saturday morning, right when

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Road Trip to Atlanta

Every now and then, you have the urge to skip the airplane and just gas up the car and hit the highway. That’s the perfect time for a road trip. And 2 Girls Who Travel are no strangers to road trips. Read about the southern crawl along I-10 or our spontaneous road trip to Toronto.

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REVIEW: Old Lady Gang

On a recent trip to Atlanta, we must admit … one of the things we were most excited to do was try the Old Lady Gang restaurant. If you are a fan of singer/songwriter Kandi Burruss-Tucker (Xscape, Real Housewives of Atlanta), then you know the restaurant business was something she and her husband Todd wanted

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2 Girls Who Travel Experience the James Beard Foundation Blended Burger Project

As you read the title of this blog post, you might be asking yourself “what exactly is a blended burger?” Glad you asked. Essentially, it’s a burger made blending in at least 25 percent mushrooms with meat or another protein – a more nutritious, sustainable alternative to your regular burger. Meat-lovers, we too were skeptical.

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2 Girls Who Travel Spend an Afternoon in Nashville, Tennessee

  So what do you do when you only have a few hours to spend in a city? That was our dilemma in Nashville, Tennessee, also known as Music City and home to the Country Music Museum Hall of Fame and Museum. We chose to visit downtown Nashville. Now we know there is so much

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Menu Tasting at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse

Texans love a good steak. Hence the many steakhouses scattered throughout the city and surrounding areas. So when 2 Girls Who Travel were invited with our Houston Food Blogger Collective members to Fleming’s Steakhouse to try some of their chef table menu items, we jumped at the chance. The tasting was at the Town and

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2 Girls Who Travel Talk Food with Chef Nick Fine

2 Girls Who Travel love to follow Houston’s burgeoning food scene. (We’re really foodies at heart.) Houston is also home to several James Beard Award winners, including 2014 James Beard Award-winning chef, Chris Shepherd.Β  Shepherd, with his business partner Kevin Floyd, leads Underbelly Hospitality. Recently Shepherd closed his ΓΌber-popular restaurant Underbelly and is now preparing

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2 Girls Who Travel Take Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Hello, hello! We are just a couple of weeks fresh off a lovely vacation to one of our favorite countries – Mexico! Yes, we watch the news, keep up with travel advisories and adhere to warnings. But on our trip to Playa del Carmen, we had absolutely no worries! We had been itching to get

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Follow Your Fork to Houston Black Restaurant Week

It’s back! Houston Black Restaurant Week (HOUBRW) is back for its third annual culinary showcase with a flurry of excitement and anticipation. From April 16 – April 29, 2018, Houstonians have the opportunity to experience some of the city’s best African-American, African and Caribbean cuisines. Houston Black Restaurant week, established in the spring of 2016,

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REVIEW: Welcome to Crumbville, TX

There’s nothing better than a good bake shop, especially when you just stumble upon a good bake shop. This is exactly what happened when we were in Third Ward a few weeks ago (more on that here). When we saw the sign that said Welcome to Crumbville, TX, little did we know we’d be in

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