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Eadeaux’s Food Truck

A few months back I introduced you all to a new group I helped form, the Black Blogger Clique.  Our aim is to create a collective of black bloggers who curate events and content that fits our key demographic, black women.  We are still in the beginning stages so bare with us, but we did recently host our very first tasting.  Other than being fabulous women of color, our other shared trait is food so a foodie event seemed perfect.  Eadeaux's Cajun Cocina Food Truck (black owned!) graciously hosted our group and provided us plenty of content to share! So [...]

By |October 9th, 2018|Categories: Dinner, Houston Eats, Lunch|Comments Off on Eadeaux’s Food Truck

Shell Shack Houston

A few months back a foodie friend (@fashionablylatefoodie)  raved about a soon to open seafood spot, Shell Shack.  I honestly cannot even remember how she described Shell Shack, but it was enough to pique my interest!  After a failed attempt to visit during their soft opening, we receive a coveted invite to their media tasting, so of course we had to go! Check out the details of my trip to Shell Shack Houston below. The Setup Shell Shack took over the Social Junkie space on Washington.  They spent several months revamping the space to fit their needs and did a [...]

By |October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Dinner, Houston Eats|Comments Off on Shell Shack Houston

International Smoke Houston

Gather 'round folks! There is a new Houston restaurant called International Smoke and one of the owners is someone we all are pretty familiar with! I will avoid even mentioning her husband's name because Ayesha Curry is making a name for herself in the culinary world with cookbooks, a cookware line and as a restauranteur! Curry along with her partners brought the Bay Area restaurant International Smoke to Houston a few weeks back and I had the privilege of visiting with a group of food bloggers! Dig in to all of these details on International Smoke Houston! The Setup International Smoke [...]

By |September 22nd, 2018|Categories: Dinner, Happy Hour, Houston Eats|Comments Off on International Smoke Houston

Dear Summer Beats and BBQ Block Party

So have you heard about the Dear Summer Beats and BBQ event?  Hosted at Sawyer Yards by CWP Event productions, this event will give attendees a chance to say goodbye to summer with music, barbecue and drinks!  Originally set for September 9th, the organizers pushed the event back to September 22nd due to rain.  Which only seemed fitting as we say good bye to summer! Anywho, I am selfishly excited about the delay because it gives me more time to tell you about the event.  So check out the details below for the Dear Summer Beats and BBQ Block Party! [...]

By |September 15th, 2018|Categories: Dinner, Events, Houston Eats|Comments Off on Dear Summer Beats and BBQ Block Party

Fajita Pete’s

I found a gem that has been in Houston for ten years and somehow I am just learning about it!  For National Fajita Day earlier this month, I visited local restaurant Fajita Pete's with Renia from Gristle and Gossip and it was everything that you want in a great in a good fajita restaurant.  For all of the yummy details on Fajita Pete's keep reading below! Location and Setup We stopped by the location in Bellaire and considering that there are locations all over the city, it is a wonder I missed this spot.  On lunch from work, we decided [...]

By |August 27th, 2018|Categories: Dinner, Houston Eats, Lunch|8 Comments

East Hampton Sandwich Co.

East Hampton Sandwich Co. is coming in with a bang as it joins the Houston food scene.  They opened their first location in the ultra chic River Oaks District a few months back and have now joined Velvet Taco in a new retail space in Montrose.  I had the pleasure of visiting yesterday during their grand opening and of course I have thoughts below on East Hampton Sandwich Co.! Location/Setup Located at the corner of Westheimer and Montrose, the second location is in a great spot near Snooze and Velvet Taco.   Best of all, it has its own parking lot [...]

By |June 29th, 2018|Categories: Dinner, Houston Eats, Lunch|Comments Off on East Hampton Sandwich Co.

Fig & Olive

Houston has a lot of new restaurants opening in the next few months and I feel the urge to try them all! My food blogger friends are the only ones who share my excitement for new restaurants so when I have them gathered, I always try to coax them to stop by another spot with me.  This go around my blogger friends (IG Names @Brunch and Conversation, @TheHangryWoman, @fashionablylatefoodie, @Bits.n.Bites, @SuperKEatzHtown, and @RichwithFlavors  ) agreed to take a visit to Fig & Olive housed over in the old Saks Fifth in the Galleria mall! The Setup Fig & Olive is [...]

By |June 3rd, 2018|Categories: Dinner, Happy Hour, Houston Eats|1 Comment

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

Pinkerton’s Texas Pit Barbecue

I feel obligated to start with this whenever I write a blog post about Texas Barbecue.  I am originally from Kansas City, Missouri therefore I see KC Barbecue as the pinnacle of good barbecue #dontdebateme.  As such, I am typically iffy about trying out barbecue spots here in Texas despite all of the hype and praise.   Well a few months back, I had a sample of Pinkerton's at the Houston Chronicle Culinary Stars event.  It was a small brisket slider on a jalapeño bun, but it won me over enough to at least stop by.  So I did just that... [...]

By |April 10th, 2018|Categories: Dinner, Houston Eats, Lunch|1 Comment

Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill

Bronx's own Jamaican restaurant Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill made its way to Houston opening TWO locations in the last few weeks! They hosted a grand opening with much fanfare a few weekends ago.  I was feeling a bit anti-social so I skipped the big party and decided to swing by on a quiet Saturday to try out Golden Krust!  In short, I enjoyed it but keep reading for the full experience ! The Setup I visited the Westheimer location which is in a busy shopping center near a Home Depot and Pet's Mart.  I expect it do well [...]

By |March 1st, 2018|Categories: Dinner, Houston Eats, Lunch|Comments Off on Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill