Café Bustelo Houston Pop Up Coffee Shop

Café Bustelo in Houston: A Pop Up Coffee Shop

Run, don’t walk, to Café Bustelo in Houston, the latest pop-up coffee shop in Montrose! Here’s the most important thing: If you want to try Café Bustelo’s espresso-style coffee, you must get there by May 25, 2019! Café Bustelo in Houston: Parking & Lines If you’ve read about Café Bustelo’s pop-up shop in Houston, you’ve had to…

Denver Airport Hotel Room

A Great (and Quiet) Denver Airport Hotel

If you’re looking for a hotel near the Denver airport, I’ve got you covered! This Courtyard by Marriott is only a 15 minute drive to the airport. And that means this Denver airport hotel is far enough away where the planes flying overhead won’t disturb you! If you’re wondering if this bed is as comfortable…

3 San Francisco Hotels Under $200

Bloomberg Business reported in 2015 that the average hotel night stay in San Francisco was just under $400. After reading that number I got scared when I went to look for hotels for our Labor Day weekend stay. Holiday rates are always more! I found three San Francisco hotels that were (before parking) all under…

Domaine Carneros in Napa Valley

Top Two Wineries to Visit in Napa Valley

Sometimes less is more. And with so many winery options in Napa Valley, sometimes it’s nice to have them selected for you! Here are my recommendations for the top two wineries you should visit on your trip to Napa Valley! Napa Valley: Domaine Carneros If you’re wanting to visit a fancy looking winery in Napa…

Vibrant Dessert

Houston Hotspots for a Bright White Feed

Are you searching for a great place in Houston to up your Instagram aesthetic? Visit one of these Houston hotspots to assist you in curating a bright white feed! Café Poêtes A french inspired café, you’ll definitely want to pretend to be Belle on their bookcase ladder. Sadly, I don’t have my own photo of that…

Grotto Apps

Grotto: A Hit and a Miss

I hope you’ve arrived here after reading my harrowing story about securing our reservation at Grotto for our party of 25. If not, click here to read it and then come back! Also, if you’re looking to try Grotto on a Tuesday during the summer, call! Chances are they are open and the website just…

Willie G's Blackened Snapper Lafitte

Dinner at Willie G’s in Galveston

Atmosphere Willie G’s Seafood & Steaks is a nicer restaurant, but one you can still wear shorts to. If you are searching for a finer dining option in Galveston and have exhausted the same list of restaurants (link with list coming soon) that I did, call Willie G’s! They have a good amount of dining…

Gypsy Joynt Outside Wall

Lunch at the Gypsy Joynt

If you walk into the Gypsy Joynt and are surprised by their eclectic decor, what could you have possibly been expecting from a place called the Gypsy Joynt? Atmosphere There is so much to look at inside, and my only negative comment I can say would be that it was pretty dark inside and wasn’t…

Ahh, Coffee – Ahh, No

Occasionally described as a “hipster hotspot,” Ahh, Coffee, was definitely that. But it did not leave me saying “ahh” in the good way. Also, sorry for no pictures! The lighting was pretty poor in the back where we were sitting! My coworker Arianna, a local coffee expert, enticed me join her at the coffee shop…

Lunch at Local Foods Upper Kirby

Eating Local Foods in Upper Kirby

I had never heard of Local Foods before my coworker and I were looking for a place to eat one day. We started Googling and searching Instagram for a fun looking lunch spot and I came across a pretty night picture of Local Foods in Upper Kirby. Travel Tip #7: Lunch Spot or Date Night…

TIny-Boxwoods-Table

Late Lunch at Tiny Boxwoods

You know when you see a place on Instagram and you’re like “OMG, I have to go there!” Well this was my coworkers reaction to Tiny Boxwoods. Technically, I had already been there. Disclaimer: I will never be able to be a food critic or food photographer and I’m not trying to claim to be…

Dessert-Gallery

Dessert Gallery, Post Oak

Update (06/18/13): Apparently due to rising rent, Dessert Gallery on Post Oak has been closed. You can still check them out at their Kirby Drive location, though! Update (06/9/18): This post was moved here from its original place on my free WordPress.com account. True to its name, Dessert Gallery showcases a variety of sweet treats…

Potato Shack

Update (06/9/18): This post was moved here from its original place on my free WordPress.com account. Known as “the original meal in a peel,” Potato Shack offers a variety of potatoes and other inexpensive food items. Conveniently located in Bryan, on Northgate and South Wellborn, Potato Shack is easily accessible to anyone in Bryan and…