Category: Food

Houston Restaurant Weeks Review: Fusion Taco

We’re about a couple of weeks into Houston Restaurant Weeks, so we thought it was time we tried out a new restaurant. This week’s pick is Fusion Taco. What started off as a food truck is now a fast-casual restaurant in The Heights serving tacos that go far beyond your typical Tex-Mex. This is what

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It’s That Time Again – Houston Restaurant Weeks 2018

Time for Houston foodies to rejoice! That’s right, it’s Houston Restaurant Weeks 2018! Houston Restaurant Weeks (HRW) kicks off August 1 and runs through September 3, 2018 and benefits the Houston Food Bank. For those of you that know what this time means, get ready to visit familiar Houston area hotspots, plus find your new favorite

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REVIEW: East Hampton Sandwich Co.

When we learned that East Hampton Sandwich Co. was coming to Houston, we were very excited. Why, you ask? Two words – LOBSTER ROLLS! By far, lobster rolls are one of our most loved seafood dishes and we trek the globe looking for the best. Read about our experience in Boston here. East Hampton Sandwich

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One Time in New Orleans: The Ultimate Travel Guide

If you know us, then you know New Orleans is one of our favorite cities to visit. We love the culture, the people and of course the food. Fun fact: New Orleans was actually the first official trip for 2 Girls Who Travel. Read more about our inaugural trip to NOLA here. On this recent trip,

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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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