Category: Houston

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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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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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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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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Project Row Houses in Houston’s Third Ward

We love sharing gems with you in our lovely city of Houston. After our Downtown Houston staycation, we ventured a few miles south to Houston’s historic Third Ward to check out art installations at the Project Row Houses (PRH). PRH is all about community – by using art with an emphasis on cultural identity and

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Another Weekend with our Houston CityPass

When you’re blessed to get the kind of weather we’ve been having in Houston recently (sunshine, cool breezes), you can’t help but want to be out and about. So hello, Spring! If you caught our last blog (if you didn’t, check it out here), you saw that we used our Houston CityPass to explore the

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2 Girls Who Travel’s Staycation in Downtown Houston

So what do you do when you’re travel writers that really need to get away, but work just won’t let you be great? You make your city your getaway … yes, it’s possible. Don’t sleep on the staycation, yall! Clearly, we’ve been about that life. And thanks to CityPass Houston, we had our entire Saturday

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