Friday, October 28, 2016

Salivating over Huli Huli Chicken at Aloha Kitchen

Posted By on Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 5:00 AM

As it is just a bar and a barbershop away from the Puerto Rican haunt El Bohio, Aloha Kitchen, a tiny Hawaiian joint helmed by a gaggle of cheerful, brisk waitresses, helps elevate the strip mall down the street from Fort Sam from a cluster of commercial property to...

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

San Antonio Cat Cafe Launched 20K Crowdfunding Campaign

Posted By on Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 12:20 PM

As Austin's Blue Cat Cafe turned one (and dealt with some gnarly vandalization), San Antonio's Cat Cafe launched a GoFundMe crowdfunding campaign to help open its doors. Casey Steuart, who registered the nonprofit 4 Pawsitive Change Inc. AKA San Antonio Cat Cafe, is hoping fans of cat cafes and kitties...

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Sippin' Tequila with George Strait

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 5:41 PM

When the King of Country tells you to sip tequila, you mustn't argue.  Though I consider myself a fringe country fan, I'm not dumb enough to turn down an invite to mingle with George Strait and learn more about what he's doing with his days now that he's stopped...

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Get into the Halloween Spirit this Weekend with these Events

Posted By on Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 4:17 PM

Friday, October 28 El Gourdo Pumpkin Porter Launch Party: There’s nothing basic about the 400 pounds of fresh Texas pumpkin and seasonal spices used in this autumnal brew. The guys at Busted Sandal will have plenty for you to sample with El Gourdo on draft, ice cream floats, special...

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Green Lantern Owner Opens La Roca Cantina Off Broadway

Posted By on Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 2:53 PM

Broadway gained a new bar this past weekend with the soft opening of La Roca Cantina. Opened by Tony Coss, now-owner of Green Lantern, La Roca Cantina is a chill homage to the cantinas his uncles would frequent in his native Saltillo in the Mexican state of Coahuila. "It...

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El Bohio Delivers Authentic Puerto Rican Fare

Posted By on Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 9:58 AM

Inside El Bohio, a tiny Puerto Rican restaurant not half a mile north on Harry Wurzbach from Fort Sam, the warm smell of fried pork and salty rice hangs like sunlight in the air. Split like a horseshoe, the aroma fills the restaurant, wafting outward from the buffet table through the diner’s tendrils...

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Monday, October 24, 2016

Feast Owners Will Open Battalion Inside Fire Station No. 7 This Year

Posted By on Mon, Oct 24, 2016 at 3:50 PM

We finally know the name of Andrew Goodman and Stefan Bowers' latest project at 604 S. Alamo St. Announced via press release this afternoon, Bowers (Feast, Rebelle) shared both concept ("The cuisine will be a combination of Old and New World Classics along with numerous contemporary Italian interpretations") and...

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Friday, October 21, 2016

Happy Hour Fideo Worth the Visit to Sangria on the Burg

Posted By on Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 12:27 PM

Though the restaurant has been open little longer than a month, and the menu is at times unforthcoming with information like prices, availability of carafes, or the existence of a happy hour, on a Wednesday night at Sangria on the Burg both the outdoor patio and indoor tables were completely filled, many...

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Keeping Up with the Kolaches: Tracking Down the Best Kolaches in SA

Posted By on Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 5:00 AM

I once made the not-so-great mistake of calling a klobasnek a kolache. I'm sure you have by now, too. My usually mild-mannered friend of German/Czech/Austrian heritage let me have it. Kolaches are fruit-filled; klobasnek are sausage-filled. Lesson learned.  For Alice Vida of the Bexar County Czech Heritage Society, which holds...

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Thursday, October 20, 2016

Hello Kitty Cafe Is Parking at La Cantera This November

Posted By on Thu, Oct 20, 2016 at 2:46 PM

It'll be a triumph if I can get through this post without fangirling over what's about to happen this November. The Hello Kitty Cafe, launched in 2014, is slated to make a stop in San Antonio on November 19 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The über-cute van will...

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