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Fleming’s Steakhouse New Menu

In Houston, we have the privilege of having several GOOD steakhouses around town.  With so many choices sometimes it is hard to pick where to have dinner and then you forget some good ones.  Well may I put Fleming's back on your list especially if you have not been there recently?  I have been a fan of Fleming's for years and was super excited to learn they shifted to a chef driven menu recently.  I had the pleasure of attending a causal tasting with my Houston Food Blogger Collective friends a few weeks back.  Keep reading for all of the [...]

By |May 28th, 2018|Categories: Dinner, Houston Eats|Comments Off on Fleming’s Steakhouse New Menu

Blended Burger Project

When you receive an invite from the James Beard Foundation for a weekday lunch, you do not hesitate to respond yes.  You then mark off your work calendar to ensure you do NOT miss this one!  This week I had the pleasure of attending the Blended Burger Project hosted by the James Beard Foundation.  What exactly is the Blended Burger Project you ask? Keep reading to find out! The Mission For the fourth summer, the James Beard Foundation presents the Blended Burger Project which aims at creating sustainable blended burgers using mushrooms.  To be part of this project, the blend [...]

By |May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Events, Houston Eats|Comments Off on Blended Burger Project

Truck Yard Houston

So the Houston bar scene has been taken over by beer gardens like Axelrad and Kirby Ice House.  For the last few years I would have said they cornered the market and there was no room for a new beer garden in the city!  Enters Truck Yard Houston to shut me right up! Yes folks Houston has a new beer garden and trust me it is giving your favorite a run for their money! Check out all of the details below about the new EADO beer garden, Truck Yard Houston. The Setup So first keep in mind that this place [...]

By |May 20th, 2018|Categories: Happy Hour, Houston Eats|1 Comment

8 Tips for Houston Greek Fest

Hey friends! I skipped out of work a bit early on Thursday and headed over to day one of the Houston Greek Fest hosted at St. Basil the Great Greek Orthodox Church.  Despite being hot, it was so much fun!  If you are planning to head that way this weekend here are 8 Tips for Houston Greek Fest! Do sip on Greek Wine!  There is a great beer and wine counter near the middle of the festival serving up the best greek wine, beers and cocktails.  There is also hand squeezed lemonade available near the front entrance. Be sure to [...]

By |May 19th, 2018|Categories: Events|Comments Off on 8 Tips for Houston Greek Fest

True Food Kitchen Brunch

I get SO excited to share new brunch spots on the blog! I know that is what many of you come here looking for so I try to oblige.  Last weekend, I visited True Food Kitchen for an early afternoon Saturday Brunch.  Forget what you thought about this restaurant and get in to this True Food Kitchen Brunch recap! Location For this tasting I trekked out to the Woodlands to take part in their family and friends day before the location’s grand opening.   I gotta say, out of all the Houston suburbs, the Woodlands continues to have restaurants that [...]

By |May 16th, 2018|Categories: Brunches, Houston Brunches, Outside the Loop|Comments Off on True Food Kitchen Brunch

De Palm Island Aruba

In the weeks leading up to my trip to Aruba, work had been CRAZY busy.   As I sat at my desk counting down the days till Aruba, all I could think was "rest and relaxation."  So I set out to find the excursions that offered just that.  At first glance De Palm Island looked more like an island paradise for families.  A little digging and a found enough to convince me that De Palm was perfect for our travel crew as well! Check out all of the that De Palm Island Aruba has to offer below! The Inclusions The [...]

By |May 11th, 2018|Categories: Traveling Foodie|Comments Off on De Palm Island Aruba

Things to See and Do in Aruba

When my aunts picked Aruba for our next family vacation, I thought "what is there to do there besides the beach?"  Per usual, I hit google to find all of the things that make Aruba unique!  While I did not do it all, here is my list of Things to See and Do in Aruba! Must See: On any trip to a new place one of my excursions is always a city/island highlight tour.  For Aruba, we booked a tour through Pelican Adventures.  We had a few mishaps with the booking process but in the end the tour was worth [...]

By |May 6th, 2018|Categories: Traveling Foodie|3 Comments

Margarita Time with Maestro Dobel

This post is sponsored by Maestro Dobel Tequila but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. This month marks three years in this food blogging game for Black Girls Who Brunch!  Three years as a food blogger has taught me a lot, but the greatest takeaway has been my new appreciation for better ingredients in my food and drinks!  With the cocktails, that means upgrading your liquor choices to better made products that ultimately taste better and leave you feeling good the next day!  For tequila, I am loving the Maestro Dobel Diamente Tequila! For all the details [...]

By |May 4th, 2018|Categories: Recipes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Margarita Time with Maestro Dobel