Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Time Well Spent at 2M Smokehouse & Catering

Posted By on Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 6:30 AM

Q Heads are a curious lot — cultish in their devotion to certain high priests of the pit; willing to wait in a five-hour line to score the perfect, barky brisket; downright dogged in defense of one sauce over another — or disdainful of sauce altogether; devoted to mesquite...

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It Takes Three to Explore Matehuala Cafe's Overwhelming Taco Menu

Posted By on Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 5:00 AM

Reposted with permission from The Tacoist. Thank goodness I brought more than one taco enthusiast with me to Matehuala Cafe No. 2 on South Presa Street. One, we’ll call The Palette, is a regular on Tacoist taqueria visits. The other we’ll call California Native, who described Matuhuala’s menu as...

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Monday, February 20, 2017

Mardi Gras Shenanigans You Can Get Into Through Fat Tuesday

Posted By on Mon, Feb 20, 2017 at 4:03 PM

Party like a true New Orleans native with multi-day beer, bugs and blues at Willie's Grill & Icehouse (San Pedro location). The shindig starts Thursday through Tuesday with live music each night (Dr. Zog, Hamilton Loomis, The Groove Doctors, Brent Michael Wood, Finding Friday), Louisiana crawfish by the pound...

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Beyonce’s Got Three Hearts so Glitoris Is Throwing her a Baby Shower

Posted By on Mon, Feb 20, 2017 at 2:39 PM

Thurzgayz this week will be a special occasion as the Beyhive celebrates “Love on Top” and The Carter’s upcoming additions with a dose of Queen B, every hour on the hour. Brass Monkey suggests you “dress up to make a baby,” and we suggest making sure you’ve got a...

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Friday, February 17, 2017

San Antonio 100: Viet-Nam's Crunchy, Chewy, Larger-than-life Spring Rolls

Posted By on Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 3:43 PM

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. Quick! How many of Viet-Nam’s delicious spring rolls do you think they make...

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It's Soft Opening Time for Bexar Pub

Posted By on Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 10:56 AM

The east side has a new hang these days by way of Bexar Pub, opened by chef Luis Colon and partner Daniel Eisenhauer of Folc and Park Social. Bexar Pub is currently in its soft opening stage, but will feature a list of house cocktails, a full bar and...

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Lüke San Antonio Is Closing This Month

Posted By on Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 2:40 PM

Update on Thursday at 4:52 p.m.: The Door Online public relations firm shared the following statement this afternoon:  “After six years in business, the Besh Restaurant Group has decided to close Lüke San Antonio. Our last day of service will be February 28th. We are grateful for the ways...

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Two James Beard Award Semifinalist Nods for SA

Posted By on Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 10:39 AM

The James Beard Foundation announced a list of semifinalists for the 2017 Restaurant and Chef Awards. The list, compiled through various submissions and nominations includes two San Antonio nods. Making the cut in 2017 is second-year semifinalist Steven McHugh of Cured at the Pearl for Best Chef Southwest. McHugh opened...

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Spread Kindness AND Tacos with Taco Cabana and Favor

Posted By on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 1:39 PM

On Wednesday, February 15, Taco Cabana is celebrating it's annual Random Acts of Tacos with an assist from the Favor app. From 9 to 11 a.m., users can select the Taco Cabana for a chance to score two complimentary breakfast tacos from the San Antonio chain and they'll be...

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New Dunkin Donuts/Baskin Robbins Opens in Stone Oak

Posted By on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 1:30 PM

Stone Oak can officially claim a Dunkin Donuts/Baskin-Robbins as of this morning. The new store, which opened at 23505 Hardy Oak Boulevard is finally open for business after a few days of trial runs. According to Facebook, Dunkin/Baskin will offer a free medium hot or iced coffee through February...

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