Friday, January 13, 2017

5 Ways to Close out the San Antonio Cocktail Conference this Sunday

Posted By on Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 5:00 AM

Sunday Funday won't get any more fun than this weekend's bookend to the San Antonio Cocktail Conference. Here's how to finish out the week's worth of cocktails with a boozy bang. Brunch In Old San Antonio: Like NIOSA but better, and with less drunks. Enjoy a bloody mary or...

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Baton Rouge-based Sports Bar Chain Will Open in SA this Summer

Posted By on Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 5:00 AM

The city's north side will gain a taste of New Orleans this summer when Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar opens. Co-owned by Drew Brees (of New Orleans Saints fame) as of 2015, Walk-On's was launched in 2003 by college pals Brandon Landry and Jack Warner in Baton Rouge. The first...

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Here’s What to Expect for Year 6 of the San Antonio Cocktail Conference

Posted By on Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 12:19 PM

With more cocktail bars than ever, San Antonio’s penchant for things shaken and stirred is still going strong. To celebrate that ongoing love affair, this year’s San Antonio Cocktail Conference is making some changes to its signature lineup. For those unfamiliar with the SACC, here’s a quick catch-up: Hosted...

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Don't Miss Your Last Chance at Serious Sandwiches

Posted By on Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 11:58 AM

Fans of last summer's sammy pop-up will want to pencil this in. Sandwichserious, the sandwich-happy kitchen takeover by Dave Rizo and Mauricio Gudiño, will hosts its last hoorah before Rizo moves out-of-state. Though a menu hasn't been released yet, I'm hoping for a repeat of their fried chicken sandwich...

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Booze News: Bar Parties, Anniversaries and Openings this Month

Posted By on Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 7:30 AM

A Very Zach-y Hour | After four years Freetail Brewpub is saying goodbye to brewer Zach Wolfe with a happy hour celebrating his tenure. If you’re a fan of Freetail’s diverse and ever-changing lineup of brews, you may want to thank Wolfe in person for helping shape one of...

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Uni’Ko Japanese House’s Interesting Translation

Posted By on Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 3:01 PM

A couple of Japanese-themed restaurants opened recently within a yen’s toss of one another on I-10W. Both displayed some degree of Mexican influence. With elaborate rolls taking front and center, neither seemed to be emphasizing sushi in its traditional form. How to decide which to try first? Count the...

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Discovering the Puerco Chile Colorado Taco at Chile Tomate y Cebolla

Posted By on Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 5:09 AM

Reposted with permission from The Tacoist. Located in the retail block just up Donaldson Avenue from Jefferson High School, Chile Tomate y Cebolla's name gets to the very heart of Tex-Mex/Mexican cooking. Cajun cooking has the holy trinity. We have peppers (green), tomato (red) and onion (white) — the colors...

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Monday, January 9, 2017

Roaming the Aisles at Hung Phong Oriental Market

Posted By on Mon, Jan 9, 2017 at 1:09 PM

“The outside and neighbor might look skeptical, but you won't be disappointed…” Gotta love online reviews. But as I don’t want anyone or anything looking or being skeptical, here’s my take on this bustling pan-Asian Market. First thing to know: the neighborhood is far from posh, but the unpromising...

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Friday, January 6, 2017

San Antonio 100: Cured's Blue Ribbon Burger Deserves the Title

Posted By on Fri, Jan 6, 2017 at 5:00 AM

We're compiling a list of our favorite 100 dishes in the city with the San Antonio 100. Check back weekly for a new dish we love that either screams SA or you need to enjoy ASAP. Good things come to those who can wait, or in Cured’s case, those...

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

The Second Natural Grocers in SA Will Open this Spring

Posted By on Thu, Jan 5, 2017 at 1:44 PM

The city added a new grocery store last June and there's another on the way. Natural Grocers, which opened off 13310 NW Military Hwy. on June 14, will open a store at 6514 N. New Braunfels Ave. sometime this spring. The Natural Grocers chain has more than 130 stores in...

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