Friday, August 26, 2016

San Antonio 100: Why We Love Rise Up's Chocolate Açai Bowl

Posted By on Fri, Aug 26, 2016 at 5:11 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.  This spring the Broadway corridor was gifted with a new way to stay...

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

How Paramour Changed SA's Bar Culture in One Year

Posted By on Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 11:44 AM

Paramour, Downtown's first public rooftop bar as of yet, is turning one Thursday, August 25. Guests who arrive between 5 and 9 p.m. can order the top five cocktails of the year for $6. Party-goers that make it 'til midnight will get a complimentary shot and a slice of...

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Jason Dady Celebrates Second Annual Texas Chefs Week

Posted By on Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 6:04 AM

Starting Tuesday, September 6, Jason Dady and his staff at Tre Enoteca (555 W. Bitters Road) are celebrating great Texas chefs and Italy in one fell swoop with the second annual Texas Chefs Week.  During said week, Dady will invite chef-pals over from across the state to takeover the...

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Independence Brewing Will Release New Beer During Thursday's Ceviche y Cervezas

Posted By on Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 12:20 PM

If you're already familiar with Independence Brewing Co.'s lineup, you'll want to get your tickets ASAP for Thursday's Ceviche y Cervezas, which combines the breweries offerings with citrusy dishes from some of SA's best eateries at the Southtown Flats. Even if you're not familiar, who doesn't love beer and...

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Kneaders Bakery and Cafe Announces Second SA Location

Posted By on Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 9:23 AM

Quick service bakeries are so hot right now. Kneaders Bakery & Cafe, which was launched in 1997 in Orem, Utah, is opening its second location in San Antonio. It's got a similar vibe as Panera and La Madeleine, which also focuses on fast casual, home-made breads, sandwiches and breakfast...

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Spirited Imports: Irish Whiskey

Posted By on Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 9:00 AM

The Irish haven’t always been well received on these shores. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, “No Irish Need Apply” sentiments were attached to many help wanted ads and displayed in shop windows. The devil du jour, of course, is refugees from Middle Eastern countries. But...

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Local Food Truck Building Company Gets Its Own Reality TV Show

Posted By on Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 10:50 AM

San Antonio's very own Cruising Kitchens is about to get a taste for that cable limelight. Owner Cameron Davies, who we can credit for SA's food truck craze by opening The Boardwalk on Bulverde in 2011, and his crew of food truck builders will star in Discovery Channel's Blue...

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Concrete Jungle Is Closing This Week, Will Become Icehouse

Posted By on Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 8:47 AM

In not so tiki af news, we're pouring out a little rum this morning. Concrete Jungle, the little tiki-themed bar that opened December 2014 is closing its doors. Opened by Tapa Tapa truck owner and chef Rudolfo Martinez, Concrete Jungle served up rum-fueled punches and cocktails along with Caribbean...

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Monday, August 22, 2016

Frank's St. Francis Room's Happy Hour is Worthy of Praise

Posted By on Mon, Aug 22, 2016 at 11:59 AM

The stairway up from ground-floor Frank to St. Francis has a narrow, ascent to the choir loft feel — all the better to set one up for a dramatic entry. Cue the swell of a long-gone organ and take in the former Alamo Methodist Church sanctuary now devoted in...

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First Impressions: Get Your Dancing Shoes Ready for Jazz, TX

Posted By on Mon, Aug 22, 2016 at 11:00 AM

A few weeks ago, at a hard-hat preview of Jazz, TX, Brent “Doc” Watkins, looking all of 18 (OK, maybe 21), explained his vision for the basement venue beneath the reconstructed Pearl Bottling Department. “Locavore” music, he called it, with bands from within a 100-mile radius balanced with some...

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