Events

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 |2018-05-19T17:16:22-05:00May 19th, 2018|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Beauty and the Brunch Recap

Whewwww another Black Girls Who Brunch event is in the books! A few months back, my friend Monica of Mo Knows Hair came to me with an idea to host a brunch powered by Sally Beauty in my hometown of Houston.  Well, you just don't say no to folks like Monica, plus the whole concept sounded exciting!  The opportunity to put together two things black women love brunch and beauty products seemed so perfect.  To make this vision come to life, I also partnered with Chef Vicky to create the perfect menu and decided on the cutest event space Etta's [...]

By |2018-03-31T01:40:10-05:00March 31st, 2018|Categories: Events|2 Comments

Menu of Menus 2018 Giveaway

Hey friends! I am back with another Menu of Menus Giveaway!  This is my third year attending and creating a giveaway, so  I could not be more excited!  The Houston Press' annual event is set for Tuesday April 10th from 7-10pm at Silver Street Studios!  Check out below for more event details and the Menu of Menus 2018 Giveaway! The Event For the cost of admission, Menu of Menus guests are treated to unlimited food samples and drinks from some of your favorite Houston restaurants.  I checked the list and saw a few favorites of mine.  So Johnathan's the Rub is [...]

By |2018-03-19T11:24:26-05:00March 16th, 2018|Categories: Events|16 Comments

House of Blues Gospel Brunch

Alright, I am guessing that like me, many of my followers have heard of the House of Blues Gospel Brunch which is held monthly at House of Blues locations around the country.   Also, like me many of you probably have never been partly because you are not sure what to expect.  I mean it is not MY church so will they play OUR kind of gospel music?? And what about the food? Will it be good? These are all questions I wondered after being offered two passes to the House of Blues Gospel Brunch sponsored by Cricket Wireless.  I grabbed [...]

By |2018-03-11T13:57:34-05:00March 11th, 2018|Categories: Brunches, Events, Inside the Loop|0 Comments

BGWB presents Beauty and the Brunch with Mo Knows Hair powered by Sally Beauty!

I am SO excited to finally announce the details of my next Black Girls Who Brunch event!  After the success of my first event last summer, people of course asked for details for the next event.  I tested out options, considered locations all with the goal of topping the previous event and bringing something different to the Houston brunch scene.  I also love creating events with black women in mind.  Well, being intentional and well thought out has its rewards folks!   So here we are after months of planning I can FINALLY announce my next event: BGWB presents Beauty and [...]

By |2018-02-24T12:31:59-05:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Brunches, Events, Houston Brunches, Inside the Loop|0 Comments

Birthday Brunch by Chef Vicky

My dad turned 60 at the end of last year and as you would expect, we wanted to do something special!  My sister came up with the genius idea to hire a private chef to cook a birthday brunch right in our home kitchen.  Even better, I just happen to know a private chef, my friend Chef Vicky who runs the blog Tha Fat Girl Food Chronicles.   We quickly linked with her and planned a Birthday Brunch by Chef Vicky.   Keep reading for all of the fun details! How it Works Vicky is a fabulous formally trained chef in the Houston [...]

By |2018-01-22T08:39:47-05:00January 20th, 2018|Categories: Brunches, Events, Houston Brunches|1 Comment

Holiday Gift Guides

We are within hours of Thanksgiving so I think it is safe to start talking about Christmas gifts right?? (Please don't yell at me Holiday Police!) Ahead of Black Friday and the official start of the holiday shopping season, I created two holiday gift guides with some fun items and outsourced the third one to a surprise guest (read on to find out who).  Some of these items are my favorite things (*in my Oprah voice*), things I am eyeing for myself or just cute gift ideas! Enjoy! The Gadget Lover Gift Guide Vinglacé- this portable wine container is a [...]

By |2017-11-22T09:52:23-05:00November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Events, Top Lists|0 Comments

Jack Daniels: Art, Beats and Lyrics Houston Recap

Last Friday, I joined a nice group of folks for the Art, Beats and Lyrics event hosted by Jack Daniels in Minute Maid Park.  Now, I do not typically write recap posts, but this event was too fun not to share with you all the details!  Check out my Jack Daniels:  Art, Beats, and Lyrics Houston Recap, plus catch the cocktail recipe at the bottom! The Concept Created in 2004, AB+L combines Jack Daniels, music and urban art.  For the Jack Daniels piece, guests will enjoy cocktails featuring the Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey.  The drinks are flowing and the [...]

By |2017-11-17T14:19:38-05:00November 17th, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Houston Chronicle Culinary Stars

As a food blogger, one of my FAVORITE foodie lists is the 100 Top Restaurants list curated by Houston Chronicle Food Critic Alison Cook. Every year I use this list as a guide for new food adventures and to pat myself on the back when places I reviewed make the list. I love that it always plays homage to the diverse cuisines that are represented in this diverse metropolis. From Asian standouts, to soul food, and of course Texas barbecue, they all will be represented. There is also great care to ensure the list includes a variety of price points [...]

By |2017-10-20T13:05:24-05:00October 20th, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Tacolandia 2017 Giveaway!

Hey friends! I am back with another exciting event plus giveaway, Tacolandia 2017!  That's right guys, the annual event is back for a the third year in a row.  Lucky you, I am also back with my third Tacolandia giveaway.  Honestly, I get more excited about this every year!  For my taco lovers THIS is your event, keep reading for all of the details on the Tacolandia 2017 Giveaway! The Event Details On Saturday October 21st, the Houston Press will host the third Tacolandia event at the Water Works at Buffalo Bayou.  Attendees will enjoy unlimited taco samples from 4-7pm! There [...]

By |2017-10-09T21:30:55-05:00October 9th, 2017|Categories: Events|7 Comments