Category: Food

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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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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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.  Shepherd, with his business partner Kevin Floyd, leads Underbelly Hospitality. Recently Shepherd closed his über-popular restaurant Underbelly and is now preparing

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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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Our Kind of Party: Louisiana ‘Feed Your Soul’ Event at House of Blues Houston

Any time you’re met at the door with a Sazerac cocktail, it’s bound to be a good night. 2 Girls Who Travel were invited out last week to experience a fresh taste of Louisiana during the ‘Feed Your Soul’ event at House of Blues in downtown Houston. ‘Feed Your Soul’ is Louisiana’s new tourism slogan

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Family Style Dinner at Sud Italia

We have done our fair share of dining out. But one of the things we love most about it is the experience. Whether it’s catching up with friends over brunch, a much needed happy hour after work or date night with bae, there’s a reason people across the globe are always eating out! 2 Girls

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Kulture Houston Menu Tasting & Interview with Owner Marcus Davis

Houston, you’re in for a treat. Kulture Houston, the downtown Houston restaurant offering southern cuisine, also aims to express the cultural contributions of African Americans in this nation through food, music and art. “Our goal is to give guests some of the good stuff we’ve given artistically as a people of color in this nation,”

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