Category: Houston

2 Girls Who Travel “Harvest the Block” with Houston Black Restaurant Week

We are still recovering from a full weekend of food and fun as part of the Houston Black Restaurant Week’s “Harvest the Block” initiative that benefited the Blue Triangle Community Commercial Kitchen. It allowed Houstonians to experience the farm-to-table cycle. Friday night’s Kitchen Konversations was an interactive culinary demonstration with Chef Shakti Baum; and Saturday

Continue reading

Coming Soon: Houston Black Restaurant Week’s Harvest the Block

2 Girls Who Travel is excited to share some great news about the second installment of a great Houston initiative, Houston Black Restaurant Week (HBRW). HBRW previously hosted the wildly popular and successful Black Restaurant Week in April, and coming this November, it will host a 4-day event called Harvest the Block, benefiting the Blue

Continue reading

Celebrating Culture at the Houston Black Heritage Festival 2016

2 Girls Who Travel were in great company Saturday afternoon for the 2nd Annual Black Heritage Music and Arts Festival at Discovery Green in Houston. There was literally an entire day and evening full of entertainment, from vendors and food trucks to musical acts such as headliner Monica – you know, the Monica Brown. Founded

Continue reading

Maggiano’s Little Italy Grand Opening in Memorial City

Maggiano’s Little Italy is bringing its Italian-American cuisine to Memorial City and we couldn’t be happier. We were on hand hours prior to the restaurant’s grand opening to the general public to sample some delicious appetizers (including a delicious new bruschetta bar), entrees and desserts. The new Memorial restaurant is the third Houston location. The

Continue reading

Review: Hungry’s on Memorial

This little gem of a restaurant on Memorial had been calling our name for some time. So what better time to try out their Sunday brunch than during Houston Restaurant Weeks? Hungry’s has a parking lot in the back of the restaurant, but there’s also complimentary valet. When we arrived around 12:30, the restaurant was

Continue reading

2GWT Try Persona Pizza: Gourmet Pizza in Less than 2 Minutes

So what do you do when you want a personalized pizza made with fresh, local ingredients in about two minutes or less? Well, we suggest you try Persona Wood Fired Pizza, which just opened its newest location in Humble on Thursday. Persona Pizza has taken the personalized fast casual pizza concept and franchised it throughout

Continue reading

Review: Harold’s Restaurant & Tap Room

Sunday brunch just always sounds like a good idea … and 2 Girls Who Travel had been itching to try the popular restaurant Harold’s in the Heights for a few weeks now. Surprisingly, the restaurant (located on the second floor of the building) wasn’t too crowded for an early Sunday afternoon. Actually, that was quite

Continue reading

Ring in the 4th: Some of the Best Fireworks Display in Houston

Happy 4th of July to our U.S. readers!! If you’re like us, you’re enjoying the holiday eating some good BBQ, having a refreshing adult beverage or two or enjoying a wonderful fireworks display. With us being from small towns, we’re used to shooting off our own fireworks, but sometimes, it’s good to just kick back

Continue reading

Food Tasting at Famed Brennan’s of Houston

2 Girls Who Travel attended the Houston Food Blogger Collective members-only event this past week at upscale Brennan’s of Houston and the best way to sum up our experience was as a labor of love … they labored and we loved it! Known for its New-Orleans-style ambiance, Brennan’s of Houston has been serving up Creole

Continue reading