Stephen, Ayesha Curry react to Rockets fans trolling her Houston restaurant
Ayesha Curry will soon open a new outpost of her International Smoke restaurants in Houston and Rockets fans have been having a field day trolling the eatery on Yelp by posting terrible reviews … even though it won’t open until next month.
Ayesha Curry’s restaurant is coming to Houston, and #Rockets fans have already piled up the 1-Star reviews before it even opened #Warriors #NBA pic.twitter.com/3BqL84zlJy
— Tomer Azarly (@TomerAzarly) June 19, 2018
Y’all it’s gotten so much worse. There are now 47 reviews and it’s basically Warriors and Rockets fans going back and forth turning Yelp into a Twitter feud pic.twitter.com/ZSt3eWKIeH
— Tomer Azarly (@TomerAzarly) June 20, 2018
Rockets fans have an axe to grind with Stephen Curry given how his Golden State Warriors squad eliminated their beloved team in a hard-fought Western Conference Finals. That said, posting negative reviews about his wife’s restaurant — one that not yet opened — arguably is a bit much.
Both Currys took to Twitter on Wednesday night to react to the snarky trolling by Rockets fans.
It’s my third location. The irony of it all. I don’t play ball so this has been very entertaining to watch people so wound up. The food will speak for itself once we open and I actually love Houston. I love food, I love bbq and am excited to bring something different to the table
— Ayesha Curry (@ayeshacurry) June 21, 2018
Hey @ayeshacurry. Guess I’ll have @EatAtSmoke in Houston 2 Myself twice next year . More Ribs and Shellfish and Burratta and Duck Wings And Instant Bacon And Salmon And Brussels Sprouts and fried Rice and Mac&Cheese and Cornbread and (did I say Ribs) for me! #5StarReview
— Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) June 21, 2018
Ayesha Curry evidently opted to open a restaurant in Houston due to the city’s diversity.
“We knew targeted locations where we wanted to go, markets we wanted to be in,” said Curry’s business partner and chef Michael Mina, via Culture Map Houston. “Definitely was the diversity of the people that live here, because that’s what this menu is all about. The concept of the restaurant is based off that. Obviously, knowing that it’s a market we wanted to be in. We have other restaurants in a lot of cities. With International Smoke, it’s been really fun to say, what cities do we want to go to?
Despite the Rockets fans’ antics on Yelp, Ayesha Curry’s third International Smoke restaurant is set to open on July 5.