Tuesday, July 26, 2016

6 Freetail Beers You Should Be Drinking Right Now

Posted By on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 12:17 PM

In a collaborative dinner hostedby Antlers Lodge and Freetail Brewery last week, the San Antonio beer maker showed off six of their best summer draughts, alongside dishes created exclusively for the event by Antlers’ chef de cuisine Armando Diaz. After explaining his desire to reflect classical preparations from the 1970-80s, Diaz made good on his promise to honor...

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Happy Hour Hound: Biga on the Banks Adds Inexpensive Bites and Excellent Cocktails

Posted By on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 12:17 PM

Let’s say that it’s 9 p.m. (and, for grins, that it’s also a Thursday, Friday or Saturday), and you’re looking for something to do to wind down from the day (or rev-up for the evening). Have we got a suggestion for you: reverse happy hour at Biga on the...

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Brews on the Go with San Antonio Brewery Tours

Posted By on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Have you ever thought to yourself, I really like visiting breweries and sampling really good beer right on site there. But, how do I go to more than one brewery and forgo not being able to drive after drinking at multiple beer-making establishments? Well, this is America and not...

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Friday, July 22, 2016

A Wishlist for Hemisfair Park's Tenants

Posted By on Fri, Jul 22, 2016 at 3:32 PM

Last week, the Hemisfair Park Area Redevelopment Corporation announced it is seeking proposals for two properties within the urban park district after Revolucion Coffee + Juice and San Antonio Brewing Company both amicably ended agreements with the HPARC due to timing and brewery strategy, respectively. As of right now,...

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Someone Hacked the Friendly Spot's Facebook Page

Posted By on Thu, Jul 21, 2016 at 8:40 AM

Anyone looking at the Friendly Spot’s Facebook page this week probably noticed a strange, abrupt shift from posts about drink specials and events to links to stories about oral sex and ass hair. Which is unfortunately what happens when your social media gets hacked. Jodi Newman, who owns and runs...

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Texas Monthly Names San Antonio Hamburger No. 1 in State

Posted By on Wed, Jul 20, 2016 at 12:00 PM

In a competition involving more than 25 cities, from large urban areas to small towns, Texas Monthly named Folc’s Brisket Burger with Pork Belly the best hamburger in Texas. The competition — which the publication hadn't tackled in more than seven years — lists the 50 greatest hamburgers in the state, ranking...

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How to Throw Your Own Rum-fueled Tiki Bash this Summer

Posted By on Wed, Jul 20, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Though landlocked, San Antonio has found a way to keep that island fantasy afloat by capitalizing on the once forgotten tiki movement (some tiki scholars posit the U.S. involvement during the Vietnam War and its tropical shores along with the unfair treatment of indigenous people caused the style to...

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What to Expect from Loteria Night at Viva Villa Taqueria

Posted By on Wed, Jul 20, 2016 at 6:00 AM

It's been awhile since I last played Loteria, and I have to say, I forgot how popular the game is. Viva Villa Taqueria has been hosting a Wednesday Loteria Night for the past couple of months, (the first being in May). If you plan on going to Loteria Night,...

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4 ½ Goses You Can Drink in San Antonio

Posted By on Wed, Jul 20, 2016 at 5:49 AM

One of my stupidest hobbies is pronouncing various things the “The [insert thing] of the summer,” such as saying “Whitney’s Light Upon the Lake is the album of the summer” or “Tim Duncan highlight videos are the emotion porn of the summer.” So last Wednesday when I tried Southerleigh’s Koalas, Cockerel Spaniels and...

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

First Impressions: Margaritaville San Antonio's grand opening

Posted By on Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 12:16 PM

Sensory overload is real, and my latest installment of it was this morning during Jimmy Bufffett's Margaritaville San Antonio (849 E. Commerce St.) grand opening. At 10 a.m. at least 200 fans of either margaritas, Margaritaville or the dude that penned the song all crowded a small podium that introduced...

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