Friday, October 28, 2016

College Buds Bring Southeast Asian Flavors to SA, One Crawfish Boil at a Time

Posted By on Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 10:25 AM

There's no denying that 2016 has been a rough year. Bowie's gone, Prince is gone, election madness — there's a litany generally awful things to come out of the last 10 months. But in all that dreariness, there has been a glimmer of hope by way of a new-to-SA...

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Get the Popeye at Yaghi’s New York Pizzeria

Posted By on Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 9:20 AM

In the 1930s, one of our country's most under-appreciated philosophers cribbed from a line attributed to the French philosopher René Descartes: "I y'am what I y'am, and that's all that I y'am." Taking those words to heart, the good folks at Yaghi's New York Pizzeria have offered up a...

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Bell's Brews "Am I Right, or Amarillo" IPA For Texas Debut

Posted By on Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Texas is finally getting the national recognition it has long deserved as a craft beer state, attracting many well known out of state breweries in recent years, such as California based AleSmith Brewing Company.  It's a trend that continues next March with the arrival beer from Kalamazoo, Michigan-based Bell’s Brewery...

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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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