Friday, October 21, 2016

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 an stop in San Antonio on November 19 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The über-cute van will...

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Shipt Grocery Delivery Expands with H-E-B in San Antonio

Posted By on Thu, Oct 20, 2016 at 11:23 AM

From the moment Shipt launched H-E-B grocery delivery in San Antonio, we fell in love with the art, history, and local flavors of the city. We also got a huge response from the locals and have loved getting to know our San Antonio members with each delivery! At Shipt...

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Kick Off Central Market's Fromage Party with a Cheese Stroll

Posted By on Thu, Oct 20, 2016 at 5:00 AM

Today officially marks the beginning of Central Market’s five-week cheese extravaganza, “Cheese Makes the Party.” The celebration of all things lactose runs from October 19 to November 25, and is intended to showcase the store’s phenomenal array of cheese. The Broadway grocery will have more than 150 different types of fromage on hand, featuring...

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Local Coffee Moved Into An Old Starbucks, Because They Can

Posted By on Wed, Oct 19, 2016 at 12:25 PM

Local Coffee has a new location to add to its line up. In addition to the Stone Oak, Alamo Heights, Pearl and Medical Center locations (and not including the annex at Merit Roasting company), the fifth Local Coffee location is now open off Boerne Stage road and I-10. The first...

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Comfort Fare Done Well at Bok Choy

Posted By on Wed, Oct 19, 2016 at 6:00 AM

For almost 10 years, the Behrend family has been at the forefront of providing San Antonio with vegetarian options. The journey began in 2007 with the opening of Green Vegetarian Cuisine off Flores and now includes a bigger flagship location at the Pearl, a north side version at Alon...

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San Antonio 100: Mint Chocolate Cupcakes from Green Are Dangerously Good

Posted By on Wed, Oct 19, 2016 at 5:00 AM

We're compiling a list of our favorite 100 dishes in the city with the San Antonio 100. Check back weekly for a new dish we love that either screams SA or you need to enjoy ASAP. As one of the first budget-friendly establishments in the Pearl, Green Vegetarian Cuisine...

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Jazz Up the Work Week at Carmens de la Calle

Posted By on Wed, Oct 19, 2016 at 5:00 AM

Carmens de la Calle on Thursday nights is the next best thing to being in the French Quarter every night because Thursday nights are jazz nights. The restaurant, located at the corner of Flores and Salinas streets, is a hotspot on Fridays due to their multiple lively Flamenco evening...

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Get a Taste for The Strip's Latest Restaurant at Paper Tiger Tonight (Oh, and Loaded Boozy Milkshakes)

Posted By on Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 4:17 PM

The intersection of Ashby and St. Mary's is quickly turning into the figurative, if not literal, epicenter of the St. Mary's Strip. That's evident in the Paper Tiger/Rumble compound where one can take in the night's festivities or a great show from the comfort of either of those patios. Tonight...

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How to Make the Most of Pumpkin Beers this Month

Posted By on Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 3:35 PM

The pumpkin beers are here, and if you simply must get your fill of the at-times overly spiced and generally goofy ales, there are a few ways to quench your thirst for the liquefied gourds. Start your spiced indulgences with a Halloween craft beer and candy tasting that’ll make...

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