Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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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Music, Art and Boba Tea Combine at Sound Bites Food Truck

Posted By on Fri, May 19, 2017 at 2:56 PM

Today marks the grand opening for Sound Bites, a new food truck that's serving up bubble tea and gua boa (Chinese steamed buns). Truck owner Ian Stavis and chef Jeremy Carolino (formerly of Hop & Vine and Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery) joined forces to serve up a menu of...

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Making Your Own Sushi this Weekend? Stock Up Your Pantry at Minnano Japanese Grocery

Posted By on Fri, May 19, 2017 at 2:17 PM

You can always expect a cheerful Japanese greeting, often more than one, when walking through the door of Minnano Japanese Grocery on Callaghan Road. But speaking Japanese isn’t a prerequisite for a visit to the small shop. In fact, Minnano does an especially good job of creating an environment...

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Jason Dady's Hosting 3 Nights of Iron Chef Gauntlet Dinners

Posted By on Wed, May 17, 2017 at 5:27 PM

Smell-o-vision doesn't exist, sadly enough. If watching Jason Dady cook up his challenge meals in Iron Chef Gauntlet left you salivating, now's your chance to sample all of the dishes made by the chef during his stay on the show. Dady shared a menu for the upcoming "Iron Chef...

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Stroll (and Nibble) Your Way Through Central Market's Taste of the South

Posted By on Wed, May 17, 2017 at 4:51 PM

As a companion to their ongoing celebration in May, Central Market will host a "Taste the South" stroll, which might be our favorite part of the whole shindig. On this self-guided stroll through aisles of southern comfort on May 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. — samples of cheese,...

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Hanzo, New Japanese-inspired Gastropub, Opens on Broadway this Week

Posted By on Wed, May 17, 2017 at 12:41 PM

On Thursday, May 18, Broadway will welcome new izakaya, Hanzo, to the neighborhood. Developed by Steve Mahoney, whose other bar concepts include George's Keep, Blue Box Bar and the Green Lantern, Hanzo aims to be a casual hangout where folks can grab happy hour and late night drinks, as well as light...

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Jugo Juicery Opened a Second Location off Main

Posted By on Wed, May 17, 2017 at 11:41 AM

You won't have to hoof it to Wurzbach for one of Jugo Juicery's namesake drinks. The yoga/massage studio/açaí bowl joint owned by Savannah Wilkins has opened a satellite location on Main Ave. The new shop brings a menu of pitaya and açaí bowls, cold-pressed juice, smoothies, coffee (yes, even...

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