Category: Houston

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The Musicians’ Wives Launch Party

2 Girls Who Travel had the opportunity to cover the red carpet for the launch party of The Musicians’ Wives Saturday night in Houston. You know you’re official when the mayor of Houston makes the proclamation that May 28 is Musicians’ Wives Day! These six beautiful women (founder Brandi Jackson, Diane Tribitt, Greta Williams, Shelia

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REVIEW: Another Broken Egg Café

We decided to visit Another Broken Egg Café’s new Pearland location for Sunday brunch. We tried to make reservations, but they don’t accept them on weekends. However, the gentleman over the phone said our wait shouldn’t be longer than about 10 to 15 minutes. So imagine our shock when we arrived Sunday at 11:30am to

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2 Girls Who Travel Visit the Texas Black Expo

This weekend, 2 Girls Who Travel were on hand at the Texas Black Expo, the state’s largest African American trade show, to give away our travel prize package, attend Dr. Dawn’s entertaining and enlightening Love 101 panel and of course visit and network with other like-minded business professionals. It was a great time! There were

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