Tuesday, April 25, 2017

San Antonio's Pollo Tropical Stores Are Safe For Now

Posted By on Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 1:27 PM

Miami-based Pollo Tropical, owned by parent company Fiesta Restaurant Group, will close all locations in Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin, Texas, and Nashville, Tennessee, per a press release featured on the franchises website. Fiesta Restaurant Group, owners of Taco Cabana, first launched an aggressive expansion campaign in 2014 with stores opening...

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Get Fiesta Refreshments at the Modern Mexico Cantina Experience

Posted By on Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 12:31 PM

The San Antonio Cocktail Conference doesn't stop once festival week ends. No, these days, host Houston Street Charities is helping keep cocktails in your mitts at The DoSeum during ReDo Recess, and now with a pop-up bar by Milagro Tequila this week. On April 26 and 27, the Modern...

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Want a Iron Chef Gauntlet Recap? Get it From Chef Jason Dady Himself

Posted By on Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 11:40 AM

Are you a Millennial that's into food, but also into cutting the cord? Yeah, us too. But thanks to the interwebs we know that San Antonio's own Jason Dady has made it to the third episode of Iron Chef Gauntlet, after landing a safe spot during the Chairman's Challenge....

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Cruz Ortiz and Cortez Familia Team Up For Fiesta Pop-Up Show

Posted By on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 12:39 PM

Fiesta magic brings together two collaborators— artist Cruz Ortiz and La Familia Cortez's gift shop — through the duration of Fiesta. The Cortez gift shop will be open everyday from noon to 9 p.m. in the Historic Market Square and features a pop-up show from local the artist and...

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Frito-Lays Recalls Jalapeño Flavored Chips

Posted By on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Sad news, Frito-Lays fans. Frito-Lays recalled its Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked Potato Chips and Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked Potato Chips due to a potential presence of Salmonella in the seasoning. All sizes of the two products with a "guaranteed fresh" date of July 4 or prior, and...

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Beloved Namesake of Katie's Jar Passes Away

Posted By on Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 4:22 PM

The beagle known as Katie, who inspired owner Andrea Thompson to create preservative-free, natural and small batch dog treats, passed away on Wednesday at 11 human-years-old. Thompson first began making Katie's treats after the pup developed allergies. She launched Katie's Jar with dog-friendly empanadas, biscuits, and churros in 2011...

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Cascarón Confusion? Your Guide to All Things Fiesta

Posted By and on Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 6:07 PM

The biggest party of the year is here and even native San Antonians need a refresher when it comes to Fiesta must-haves and must-dos. Aside from urging you to hydrate, stock up on sunscreen and cash, here’s a quick explainer on what you should know about San Antonio’s largest celebration...

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Local Brewery Wins Gold in World Beer Competition

Posted By on Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 2:03 PM

Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling sent its newly released San Antonio Lager to the World Beer Championships in Chicago this January with little more than a pat on its pretty turquoise bottom, and the hope that it would represent the city well. A few months later, and the lager...

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Clear Your Plans: The Twisted Taco Truck Throwdown Is this May

Posted By on Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 12:57 PM

Calling all professional taco eaters — ok amateurs, too. The seventh annual Twisted Taco Truck Throwdown has been announced for Saturday, May 13 from 3 p.m. to midnight. As in years past, it will be at the VFW Post 76 at Broadway and 10th St. Tacos al pastor...

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Hot Joy Is Spreading its (Twice-Fried Crab Fat Caramel) Wings North to Dallas

Posted By on Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 5:53 PM

The Big D is about to get a splash of fish sauce by way of Hot Joy, which is collaborating with the Front Burner restaurant group to open a location inside an old Texas Land & Cattle Co. at 3130 Lemmon Ave. Announced via press release to Dallas media...

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