Archive of ‘Food’ category

HOW TO HOST, LIKE A PRO, DURING THE HOLIDAYS!

From polishing silverware to playing tug-of-war over the last bag of macaroni noodles in the grocery store (yes, unfortunately for me this was real life) everything can seem like such a huge task or mission during the holiday season! Personally, my fam and I have opted out of the Thanksgivings at home and started celebrating […] Read more…

COCKTAILS X GIRLS NIGHT

Anyone else out there not only look forward to Thursday’s because it’s the day before Fri-Yay, BUT because of the famed “Thirsty Thursday” fun you should have retired in college?? At Howard, I swear we designated “Thirsty Thursday” as a weekly holiday… making me now reminisce on the occasional hazy nights at Wendy’s drive thru […] Read more…

GAME ON: YOUR HOUSTON GUIDE FOR SUPER BOWL LI

IT’S THAT TIME AGAIN FOLKS. Game time that is! The last time I remember being in Houston for something this major was in 2013 for the All-Star game! Does anyone else remember that like it was yesterday? I legit can tell you every party, outfit, and restaurant I was involved in that weekend and wow […] Read more…

Spicy Shrimp + Lobster Cajun Pasta

  In need of a quick yummy meal with a little kick? Whip this up in less than an hour! Lehhh go! Spicy Shrimp + Lobster Cajun Pasta Ingredients Recipe Feeds Four: 1- 12 inch skillet 1 large boiling pot 2 lobster tails 1/2 pound of shrimp peeled and deveined 1/2 of a yellow bell pepper 1/2 of a […] Read more…

Shackin’ Up On Friday

The word “excited” doesn’t even begin to describe my happiness for Shake Shack finally opening its doors in Houston at The Galleria!! Ever since my college days in DC eating Shack Burgers at the wee hours of the night to standing in the hour long line at the original kiosk in Madison Square Park , […] Read more…

FEED Supper 2016

“Approximately 795 million people around the world are hungry. Hunger is the greatest risk to health worldwide. It stunts the growth of individuals, communities and entire nations. This fall, by coming together to truly share a meal, we can help change that.” So my dear friends Dominique McGee, Jailyn Marcel, Gabrielle Sauls did just that…we […] Read more…

Chi’Lantro x Austin Eats

During my last trip to Austin, I had the pleasure of dining at Korean/Mexican inspired restaurant Chi’Lantro! Y’ALL!!!!  I swear this place had some of the best food I have ever had in my years of traveling to Austin. Ever since Jae Kim opened Chi’Lantro as a food truck in 2010, now storefront restaurant, it […] Read more…

My Take on a Classic Cuban Dish

Last week I decided to play around with making Ropa Vieja! It’s a classic cuban dish usually made by slow cooking flank steak and I’ve created a recipe that is quick, yummy, and super easy. Let’s Go! Ropa Vieja Ingredients: 1 and 1/2 pounds of sliced flank steak, 1/2 of an orange bell pepper, 1/2 of a yellow […] Read more…

Common Polished x Riviera Maya

Every year my family and I travel to our timeshare in Riviera Maya, Mexico. It is always such a great vacation because the property has plenty of restaurants and activities where you don’t need to leave the resort unless you want to go in town for some true Mexican flava! Arriving this year, I knew […] Read more…

NOLA x 4th of July

For the extended weekend,some friends and I decided to pile in the car and take on the six hour drive to New Orleans baby!! Of course we were going for the drinks and true fun of Bourbon Street, but mostly FOR THE FOOD! During the 4th of July weekend, also being during the annual Essence […] Read more…

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