Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Where to Eat in SA on National Gyro Day

Posted By on Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 2:10 PM

Maybe I love gyro because I love trompo. What's not to love? Both are spit-roasted, both topped with fresh ingredients and loads of veggies, both delicious. September 1 is National Gyro Day (just go with it...) and here are a few ways to eat your weight in gyro around town. ...

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There's a Ramen Pop-Up on the Way Via Former Hot Joy Chef

Posted By on Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 11:11 AM

Hold on to your fishcakes, people. A very familiar face is bringing a ramen pop-up to Brick at Blue Star on Monday, September 5. Quealy Watson, who recently finished a stint with The Old Main Assoc. after parting ways with The Empty Stomach Restaurant Group, will test out recipes...

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Bubbles and Sushi Blend Beautifully at Sukeban

Posted By on Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Sukeban, Blue Star’s sushi and sparkling wine bôite with an anime vibe, has been open long enough now to get its groove. The cheeky boss-girl and Samurai sword-wielder murals suggested irreverence from the get-go, while the shou sugi ban (charred wood) wall cladding (most of us first saw it...

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Get a Sneak Peek of The Good Kind at Pearl Farmers Market

Posted By on Tue, Aug 30, 2016 at 4:24 PM

The Good Kind, which is set to open this fall inside the space formerly occupied by One Lucky Duck Texas, is giving San Antonio a taste for what's to come. The concept is the brainchild of Tim McDiarmid of Tim the Girl culinary company. The Good Kind will be...

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Botika Is Adding A New Happy Hour This Week

Posted By on Tue, Aug 30, 2016 at 4:01 PM

Botika, SA's newest Peruvian fusion joint which opened July 5, is finally launching a happy hour today. You too can use this as an excuse to caress the Peruvian pom poms that adorn every bar chair in the joint, while taking advantage of discounts and snacks Monday through Saturday...

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Southtown Restaurant Adds “Coonass Jambalaya” to Menu, Quickly Removes It

Posted By on Tue, Aug 30, 2016 at 12:20 PM

A Southtown restaurant learned valuable lesson in naming dishes after several patrons complained about the name of a new dish on their latest menu. The dish in question? Hearsay's "Coonass Jambalaya." For those unfamiliar with the term,'s top definition can elicit dramatically different responses:  Coonass is a controversial term in...

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Michin's Social Hour Brings Cheap Drinks to an Intimate Setting

Posted By on Tue, Aug 30, 2016 at 10:56 AM

We’ve all been there, we start want to go out and have a fun night out, but our wallets tell us to stay in. Well Michin Mexican Kitchen offers an opportunity to start your night late and still save money. Most happy hours in San Antonio will end around...

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Monday, August 29, 2016

Enjoy Refreshing Summer Cocktails During Grayze Happy Hour

Posted By on Mon, Aug 29, 2016 at 12:04 PM

It may come as a surprise to learn that happy hour is banned in eight states — likely for daddy-knows-best reasons. It’s surprising that Texas isn’t among them. But pressure on those self-righteous states is bound to increase as restaurant traffic decreases; industry publications are touting a decline, in...

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Friday, August 26, 2016

San Antonio 100: Why We Love Rise Up's Chocolate Açai Bowl

Posted By on Fri, Aug 26, 2016 at 5:11 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.  This spring the Broadway corridor was gifted with a new way to stay...

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

How Paramour Changed SA's Bar Culture in One Year

Posted By on Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 11:44 AM

Paramour, Downtown's first public rooftop bar as of yet, is turning one Thursday, August 25. Guests who arrive between 5 and 9 p.m. can order the top five cocktails of the year for $6. Party-goers that make it 'til midnight will get a complimentary shot and a slice of...

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