Tag: soul food

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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Media Tasting at The Caddy Shack

We love being invited to tastings, but when there’s stuffed turkey legs on the menu … it only gets better. A few days ago, 2 Girls Who Travel attended a private media tasting at The Caddy Shack* in Houston. The restaurant, located on Washington Ave., boasts a comfortable outside patio with a bar and hookah

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REVIEW: Sweet Times

If you’re familiar with the Oprah Winfrey Network’s (OWN) TV show “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s,” then you already know that the show is based off the popular St. Louis soul food restaurant Sweetie Pie’s. And our fellow Houston foodies probably know that Sweet Times*, part of the Sweetie Pie’s chain, made its way to H-Town

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2 Girls Who Travel Visit Detroit – “Comeback City”

Okay, so take any preconceived notions you may have about Detroit … and throw them out the window! Seriously, from the moment we jumped in our Uber from the airport, we learned that Detroit wasn’t playing about their newest nickname, “Comeback City.” During our 30-minute drive to our hotel downtown, our Uber driver Michael shared

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Soul Food Sunday at Ms. E-Vee’s

You can take the girls out the south, but you can’t take the south out the girls! During our trip to Detroit, we decided that Sunday was officially “soul food Sunday” and we had to find the perfect restaurant for two southern girls who know good soul food. So we took to the internet to

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REVIEW: Esther’s Cajun Café and Soul Food

Sunday, April 3, kicked off the inaugural Black Restaurant Week in Houston and of course 2 Girls Who Travel had to partake. So we decided on Esther’s Cajun Café & Soul Food, a restaurant we’d never visited before, but heard good things about. Located in north Houston just outside of 610, Esther’s serves up Cajun

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