Friday, April 21, 2017

Beloved Namesake of Katie's Jar Passes Away

Posted By on Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 4:22 PM

The beagle known as Katie, who inspired owner Andrea Thompson to create preservative-free, natural and small batch dog treats, passed away on Wednesday at 11 human-years-old. Thompson first began making Katie's treats after the pup developed allergies. She launched Katie's Jar with dog-friendly empanadas, biscuits, and churros in 2011...

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Cascarón Confusion? Your Guide to All Things Fiesta

Posted By and on Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 6:07 PM

The biggest party of the year is here and even native San Antonians need a refresher when it comes to Fiesta must-haves and must-dos. Aside from urging you to hydrate, stock up on sunscreen and cash, here’s a quick explainer on what you should know about San Antonio’s largest celebration...

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Local Brewery Wins Gold in World Beer Competition

Posted By on Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 2:03 PM

Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling sent its newly released San Antonio Lager to the World Beer Championships in Chicago this January with little more than a pat on its pretty turquoise bottom, and the hope that it would represent the city well. A few months later, and the lager...

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Clear Your Plans: The Twisted Taco Truck Throwdown Is this May

Posted By on Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 12:57 PM

Calling all professional taco eaters — ok amateurs, too. The seventh annual Twisted Taco Truck Throwdown has been announced for Saturday, May 13 from 3 p.m. to midnight. As in years past, it will be at the VFW Post 76 at Broadway and 10th St. Tacos al pastor...

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Hot Joy Is Spreading its (Twice-Fried Crab Fat Caramel) Wings North to Dallas

Posted By on Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 5:53 PM

The Big D is about to get a splash of fish sauce by way of Hot Joy, which is collaborating with the Front Burner restaurant group to open a location inside an old Texas Land & Cattle Co. at 3130 Lemmon Ave. Announced via press release to Dallas media...

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Good News, Everyone: The Folc Burger Is As Tasty As Ever

Posted By on Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 11:42 AM

Just a day shy of its two-month anniversary, Bexar Pub finally launched their food program this past weekend with a solid menu of fried chicken, tacos, nachos, fries and, yes, the Folc Burger. The menu ranges from $4 to $28 (for 12-pieces of chicken with fries and biscuits), and...

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Illusions and Hot Dogs Merge at The Magicians Agency

Posted By on Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 5:30 AM

Consider it a form of escapism. You're unplugged from Facebook. You're not double tapping on Insta, and you're unaware of what's going on in the world, near or far. It's just you, your hot dog, an hour's worth of illusions and Frank, the former church-turned-theater-turned-restaurant and bar. Parents of...

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Monday, April 17, 2017

More Food and Drink Medals You Can Get Before Fiesta

Posted By on Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 3:13 PM

Must-have items for Fiesta: sunscreen, cash, good chanclas, breezy clothing and medals. Lots and lots of medals. Last week we shared the top 20 medals to nab if you're a foodie, and now we've got a few more you should try scoring before Fiesta starts on April 20. The San...

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Iron Chef Gauntlet: Jason Dady Cruises to Episode 2

Posted By on Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 12:22 PM

Crawfish and rosé were flowing during Sunday night's Iron Chef Gauntlet viewing party at Jason Dady's Shuck Shack with a guest appearance by Chicago's chef Sarah Grueneberg. Like most predicted, Dady is a natural on camera and was even able to tackle baited questions by Brown, expertly. We won't...

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Friday, April 14, 2017

Quealy Watson Is Hosting a Tex-Mex/Japanese Pop-Up at Crossroads Kitchen

Posted By on Fri, Apr 14, 2017 at 4:06 PM

Sometimes chefs get bored between projects. Quealy Watson will stave off boredom before opening Tenko Ramen (location TBA, sorta) with a quick pop-up inside Crossroads Kitchen at Faust Tavern. The "El Scorcho" menu will include snacks, bowls, crispy tacos and sweets by Karen Sarver (think mochi), with prices ranging...

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