Houston Gets Ready for the Southern Fried Chicken Festival

Houston, are you ready for a super fun festival? How about a fried chicken festival? Yes, it does exist! The Southern Fried Chicken Festival is back for its second year of celebrating Houston’s number one consumed fried dish! Some of Houston’s most talented chefs, including Chef Sherwin LaDay and Chef Shakti Baum, will showcase their

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REVIEW: Poitin

Hello beautiful people. So there’s this restaurant that we’ve visited several times, but never got around to blogging about it. Shame on us. Let’s fix that. If you’ve yet to see, hear about or dine at Poitin, play close attention. Located in Sawyer Yards, Poitin has about 10,000 square feet of inside and outside space

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REVIEW: Brunch at a’Bouzy

It’s been a minute since we sat down for a good brunch, you know the kind – complete with lots of mimosas and good conversation… Well we decided to change that this past Sunday by visiting a restaurant we’ve heard a lot of buzz about recently – a’Bouzy. It’s a super cute eatery located in

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2 Girls Who Travel Visit The Dorseys’ Black Art in America Collection

2 Girls Who Travel had the pleasure of attending the opening of The Dorseys’ Black Art in America Collection at the Houston Museum of African American Culture (HMAAC). From current artists like Delita Martin to departed legends like Elizabeth Catlett, the collection has an array of artwork, sculptures and mixed media pieces that speak to

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The 2019 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo feat. Cardi B

It’s rodeo time again! Break out the cowboy hats and boots! We are so here for it. The concerts, the food (turkey legs, funnel cakes and deep-fried everything), and the carnival make this the ultimate party with a purpose. Since its inception in 1932, the Rodeo has committed more than $475 million to the youth

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REVIEW: Island Spice Bar & Grill

2 Girls Who Travel recently visited Island Spice Bar & Grill, a cute Caribbean restaurant located in a strip center in Northwest Houston. And just as expected … it was a vibe. Rather unassuming on the outside, upon entrance, it’s live! The walls are brightly colored in shades of orange and gold with streamers cascading

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Instagram Accounts that Give Us Severe Wanderlust

Are you familiar with the word wanderlust? We know we throw it around a lot. Wanderlust is the desire to travel. There’s few things more satisfying than the feeling traveling the world gives you – in our view anyway. So when we’re not traveling, we love seeing where others are traveling – getting destination inspiration

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5 Things to Know Before Traveling to Los Angeles

Val here — after just returning from a quick trip to Los Angeles with a friend, I have just a few observations I’d like to share with our 2 Girls Who Travel audience. Being as this was my first time visiting LA, even California for that matter, I knew I wanted to do and see

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Highlighting Houston Black-Owned Restaurants for Black History Month

Happy Black History Month! This post will be short and sweet, but won’t skimp on spotlighting some of the amazing food coming out of good ole Houston — and of course, we’ll be focusing on black-owned restaurants. Tis the season! And here’s a little tip for you Houstonians: Houston Black Restaurant Week is a great

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2 Girls Who Travel Visit the #AFAMExperience

2 Girls Who Travel were invited to the African American Interactive Experience Pop-up and we had a ball! It was a total mood, filled with cool people, great food by Chef Sherwin LaDay, and great vibes. This super cute house – the Booked Design Space – in the Montrose neighborhood is definitely an experience where

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