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 in within their brisket nachos. What makes these...

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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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The Mix Is Now Serving Cold Brew

Posted By on Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 10:14 AM

For some ungodly reason, there's not a lick of coffee available after Candlelight closes on the St. Mary's Strip. How is one to keep up with their necia lifestyle without sweet caffeine (and if your nose is too cute to bother with coke)? The Mix, which went under new...

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Visiting Golden Wok's Long-standing Happy Hour

Posted By on Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 5:00 AM

With lunch specials, a bustling to-go counter, and a good standing with young families and the geriatric crowd, Golden Wok makes no claims at breaking culinary boundaries. The restaurant was started in 1972 by Connie Andrews, who, as you could possibly infer, is not Chinese. As a result, there...

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Blue Bell Finds Listeria in Products Made at Brenham Plant. Again

Posted By on Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 5:30 PM

Correction Thursday, September 22:  The original headline said the recall affected products made at Blue Bell's Brenham plant. The company clarified on Thursday that while ice cream with possible listeria contamination was found in its Brehnam plant, the product never made it to shelves. Original article below:  For fudge's sake......

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Chef Jason Dady Opens a Bar Inside an Iconic, Adorable Old Home

Posted By on Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 2:10 PM

There are several things going for chef Jason Dady's latest project. Not familiar with the guy? A) You're probably a damn liar, or B) You live under a rock (or at least haven't been here for that long). But in case you really aren't familiar, the chef behind Tre...

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What to Know Before You Head to Tucker's Kozy Korner's New Happy Hour

Posted By on Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 12:57 PM

The east side has a new happy hour to visit these days. Tucker’s Kozy Korner, a staple to the area since 1948, launched a new happy hour this Tuesday currently scheduled to run Tuesday through Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. and is billed as consisting of “small shared...

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