Monthly Archives: June 2019

The FOMO Factory vs. Candytopia

Houston, we have some new fun interactive art installations, instagrammable spots around town!  Over the last week, I have had the privilege of visiting three of them during their media events.  Since so many of you asked me "which is better" I figured I would put together ONE post to share my experiences!  So check out my thoughts on the FOMO Factory vs. Candytopia plus a note about the upcoming #GirlsNightOut Event and the African American Selfie Museum. The Fomo Factory The FOMO Factory (Fear of Missing Out) aims to create an escape to childhood through an "immersive art pop."  [...]

By |2019-06-15T10:43:33-05:00June 15th, 2019|Categories: Events|2 Comments

My Two Cents LA

Top of my LA must stop lists this go around was soul food restaurant, My Two Cents.  I first discovered this LA gem while doing research for my Black Owned Brunchin' list, a nationwide list of black owned restaurants that serve brunch.  Then a few years ago, I saw Issa Rae and Solange Knowles host a benefit for the owner of the restaurant to help her raise money to stay in business.  The likes of Kelly Rowland and Beyonce attended this benefit.  So from my standpoint, if this is a spot that all that black girl magic would support, then [...]

By |2019-06-02T14:11:34-05:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Traveling Foodie|2 Comments

Catch LA

I decided to be like everyone else and catch a plane on Memorial Day Weekend! I linked up with my girl Jasmene of @FashionablyLateFoodie and went to Los Angeles!  I've visited twice in the last few years (catch those posts here), but it was great to go with a fellow foodie/blogger! I knew we would be on the same page on the places we wanted to see.  We visited so many great places that deserve their own blog posts, so expect me to sprinkle them out over the next few weeks.  Up first, my visit to Catch LA! The Setup [...]

By |2019-06-02T13:34:54-05:00June 2nd, 2019|Categories: Traveling Foodie|0 Comments

Happy Hour at Mia Bella Trattoria

Dropping in for a quick post about an amazing low-key happy hour that I recently discovered!  I visited Mia Bella Trattoria with my Houston Food Blogger Collective friends last week and we were all pretty impressed with the happy hour offerings!  It left many of us wondering HOW did we not know this existed?! And if we didn't know, I imagine quite a few of you did not either.   So here I am, doing as I do, sharing the wealth! Get in to this Happy Hour at Mia Bella Trattoria. Location Okay look beyond the drink for a second [...]

By |2019-06-02T10:06:25-05:00June 2nd, 2019|Categories: Happy Hour, Houston Eats|0 Comments