Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Chisme Marries Pancakes and Mariachi in Holy Brunchimony

Posted By on Wed, May 24, 2017 at 3:01 PM

What could be a better salve for your Friday night hangover than Chisme's tres leches pancakes and harmonious mariachi? Nothing. Except maybe, if you dowsed it in their restorative St. Mary's Sangria. Chisme, opened by the Empty Stomach Restaurant Group that's also behind Hot Joy and Barbaro, is now...

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Sit Down For This: Estate Coffee Is Making Popfogatos

Posted By on Wed, May 24, 2017 at 1:44 PM

Paletas in cocktails has been a thing for a minute, but the guys at Estate Coffee Co. are turning to the Italian affogatos for inspiration these days. Available now through the foreseeable hot summer days, Estate is offering popfogatos, a double espresso meets paleta combo similar to the Italian...

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Drink Beer, Raise Funds for Military Scholarships

Posted By on Wed, May 24, 2017 at 11:54 AM

Through May 29 (Memorial Day), your purchase of Budweiser's camouflage or America beer will help San Antonio military students. Each year, the brand's local distributor, Silver Eagle, partners with Folds of Honor to raise scholarship funds for families of U.S. military disabled or killed in service. This year, two...

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Nebraska's Scooter's Coffee Is Coming to SA

Posted By on Wed, May 24, 2017 at 11:46 AM

Coffee lovers will have another way to get their fix of caffeine this summer with the opening of Scooter's Coffee off Blanco Road. Franchisee Catherine Gerch, who also owns a location in Boerne, is hoping the drive-thru/walk-up store will open in mid-June. The first Scooter's Coffee was opened in 1998...

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The Cookhouse Is Hosting Its First-Ever Crawfish Boil

Posted By on Tue, May 23, 2017 at 5:12 PM

If you've missed the spicy Where Y'at food truck flavors, chef Pieter Sypesteyn and his staff at The Cookhouse will score points this weekend. The New Orleans-inspired kitchen will celebrate Memorial Day weekend with an all-you-can-eat crawfish boil on Saturday, May 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For...

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Saint City Supper Club Is Hosting a Tiki Social

Posted By on Tue, May 23, 2017 at 3:03 PM

Launched this March, Saint City Supper Club is ditching the seated dinner for their June event to host a tiki social. The supper club, managed by Joel Rivas, will be limited to 50 attendees with food by chef Robbie Nowlin (Boudros, Zinc Bistro & Wine Bar), who will roast suckling...

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Trademark Woes Aside, Weathered Souls is Gaining Ground

Posted By on Tue, May 23, 2017 at 6:45 AM

What’s in a name? For beer drinkers and makers alike, a name can mean the difference between selling your product or a legal shitstorm. Freetail Brewing Co. famously received a cease and desist letter from Oregon’s Steelhead Brewing Company asking the local brewery to stop using the term Hopasaurus...

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Monday, May 22, 2017

We Know Who's Moving Into The Fairview's Former Home

Posted By on Mon, May 22, 2017 at 11:21 AM

After launching SA's first donut trailer in November, The Art of Donut is getting ready to open a brick-and-mortar location inside the space formerly held by The Fairview. Owned by girlfriend-boyfriend team Andrea Aguirre and Miguel Aja, The Art of Donut gained plenty of followers with their fun and playful...

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2 SA Joints Make Texas Monthly's Top 50 Barbecue in Texas List

Posted By on Mon, May 22, 2017 at 10:30 AM

Four years after publishing the first Top 50 barbecue list after hiring its first barbecue editor Daniel Vaughn, Texas Monthly has released its newest ranking. Snow's in Lexington reached the No. 1 spot, with Franklin falling to No. 2. In San Antonio, Texas Monthly staff held on to their...

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Airstreams and Horse Trailers are the Latest in Mobile Bartending

Posted By on Fri, May 19, 2017 at 3:35 PM

It’s 2017 and most weekends in SA are party-filled. And one of the latest trends in bartending comes by way of rehabbed Airstreams and yes, even a horse trailer. Though you’ll most likely find these bars-on-wheels used in summer weddings, chances are good you’ll find them popping up at...

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