Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The Ambiente, the Trio and the History Are Priceless at Mi Tierra's Mariachi Bar

Posted By on Tue, Sep 27, 2016 at 11:22 AM

“Y mi iré con el sol cuando muera la tarde…” The afternoon isn’t yet dying, the sun not yet leaving when happy hour starts at Mi Tierra’s Mariachi Bar. But then you likely don’t really want to start drinking at 3. Wait until a about 5: 30 p.m. You’ll...

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Visiting Alchemy's Kombucha-filled Happy Hour

Posted By on Tue, Sep 27, 2016 at 6:10 AM

Alchemy Kombucha and Culture offers up something one of a kind from their storefront near downtown San Antonio. The company, which has been selling Element Kombucha on tap since April of 2015, opened with a list of unique craft cocktails and a food menu of fresh vegan and non-vegan dishes to accompany...

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Pizzeria Off Presa Finally Opens, Making Southtown Official Pizza Heaven

Posted By on Tue, Sep 27, 2016 at 5:24 AM

Pizza. We devoted an entire issue to it, and spent way too many days eating pies. Yet we can't seem to stop writing about pizza, especially now with the opening of Southtown Pizzeria, which joins Il Forno and Francis Bogside/Brigid in providing awesome pies to the neighborhood.  Opened by...

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Monday, September 26, 2016

San Antonio 100: The Best Pistachio Gelato Outside of Italy Is In Southtown

Posted By on Mon, Sep 26, 2016 at 6:02 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. I don’t really like ice cream (cue gasping, heart-clutching). There’s something about it...

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Local Designer Is Selling iMessage Stickers For La Raza

Posted By on Mon, Sep 26, 2016 at 6:00 AM

Tortilla Factory is the sticker pack we need in South Texas. Pecos-born, Midland-raised, current San Anto resident and freelance designer Eli Tarin decided to take a stab at creating a set after noticing a severe lack of Mexican stickers for Apple's latest update. After seeing tutorials for how to...

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Friday, September 23, 2016

CycloSocial – That Time I Ate all the Tortilla Chips and Made 9 New Friends

Posted By on Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 5:53 PM

I'll be honest, when I heard about what the owners of CycloSocial Co. wanted to do, I thought, in theory, it was a great idea. A “party bike” that took up to 15 of your closest friends, co-workers, drinking buddies, and random strangers on two-hour tours around some of...

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Florio's Heads North For Second Location After 36 Years in Alamo Heights

Posted By on Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 5:11 PM

Florio’s Pizza is branching out. The popular Broadway Street eatery, open since 1980, is tentatively slated to open a second location on 1604 at Bandera Road next month. Expect the same delicious menu and interior aesthetic they're known for (i.e. awesome New York-style pies, a most perfect cold Italian...

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San Antonio 100: Top Notch Brisket Nachos at the Pig Pen

Posted By on Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 5:00 AM

It seems that when receiving visitors from out of town there are always two things that they want try during their stay. One is Tex-Mex, while the other is Texas-style Barbecue. The Pig Pen turns into a one-stop shop by combining both of these tasty cuisines within their brisket nachos. What makes these nachos...

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

A First-timer’s Review of Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte

Posted By and on Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 2:58 PM

At 13, the Pumpkin Spice Latte or PSL, has crossed over into food pop culture. It's got its own Instagram account, it finally has real pumpkin puree in it as of 2015, and it was released at a more adequate date (September 1) in 2016 after listening to plenty...

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Baan Esaan Is Closing This Weekend

Posted By on Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 1:04 PM

Get your fix of Northeastern Thai fare while you still can. Baan Esaan, one of the best eateries to open in Southtown this year, will close its doors Saturday, September 24. The restaurant, which opened in late February to acclaim from area foodies, cooks and critics alike with its...

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