Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Worshipping Breakfast Tacos at Tony's Tacos To Go

Posted By on Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 9:53 AM

Reposted with permission from The Tacoist. When I walked into Tony’s on Nogalitos Street, my eyes didn’t know where to begin. Rows of masa balls were lined on a tray that sat next to dunes of flour. One by one, a cook loaded the balls semi-flattened in an industrial...

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Food Court: New Truck, a Drew Brees’-owned Sport Bar Heads to SA and More

Posted By on Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 9:49 AM

Chef Snacks Mark Garcia, formerly of Taco Land and Alchemy Kombucha & Culture, is taking a crack at mobile kitchens with a new concept out of the Say.She.Ate truck. Matokie Slaughter will pack in late-night snacks at Stay Golden Social House Thursday through Saturday from 8 p.m. to 1:30...

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Monday, January 16, 2017

Monday FOMO: The Best Bites and Sips of this Year's San Antonio Cocktail Conference

Posted By on Mon, Jan 16, 2017 at 4:33 PM

I’ve been going to the San Antonio Cocktail Conference since its beginning as an upstart conference going glass to glass with established institutions such as New Orleans’ Tales of the Cocktail. (True, we had the late legendary cocktailian Sasha Petraske on our side.) Six years later, we can claim...

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Friday, January 13, 2017

5 Ways to Close out the San Antonio Cocktail Conference this Sunday

Posted By on Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 5:00 AM

Sunday Funday won't get any more fun than this weekend's bookend to the San Antonio Cocktail Conference. Here's how to finish out the week's worth of cocktails with a boozy bang. Brunch In Old San Antonio: Like NIOSA but better, and with less drunks. Enjoy a bloody mary or...

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Baton Rouge-based Sports Bar Chain Will Open in SA this Summer

Posted By on Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 5:00 AM

The city's north side will gain a taste of New Orleans this summer when Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar opens. Co-owned by Drew Brees (of New Orleans Saints fame) as of 2015, Walk-On's was launched in 2003 by college pals Brandon Landry and Jack Warner in Baton Rouge. The first...

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Here’s What to Expect for Year 6 of the San Antonio Cocktail Conference

Posted By on Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 12:19 PM

With more cocktail bars than ever, San Antonio’s penchant for things shaken and stirred is still going strong. To celebrate that ongoing love affair, this year’s San Antonio Cocktail Conference is making some changes to its signature lineup. For those unfamiliar with the SACC, here’s a quick catch-up: Hosted...

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Don't Miss Your Last Chance at Serious Sandwiches

Posted By on Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 11:58 AM

Fans of last summer's sammy pop-up will want to pencil this in. Sandwichserious, the sandwich-happy kitchen takeover by Dave Rizo and Mauricio Gudiño, will hosts its last hoorah before Rizo moves out-of-state. Though a menu hasn't been released yet, I'm hoping for a repeat of their fried chicken sandwich...

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Booze News: Bar Parties, Anniversaries and Openings this Month

Posted By on Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 7:30 AM

A Very Zach-y Hour | After four years Freetail Brewpub is saying goodbye to brewer Zach Wolfe with a happy hour celebrating his tenure. If you’re a fan of Freetail’s diverse and ever-changing lineup of brews, you may want to thank Wolfe in person for helping shape one of...

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Uni’Ko Japanese House’s Interesting Translation

Posted By on Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 3:01 PM

A couple of Japanese-themed restaurants opened recently within a yen’s toss of one another on I-10W. Both displayed some degree of Mexican influence. With elaborate rolls taking front and center, neither seemed to be emphasizing sushi in its traditional form. How to decide which to try first? Count the...

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Discovering the Puerco Chile Colorado Taco at Chile Tomate y Cebolla

Posted By on Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 5:09 AM

Reposted with permission from The Tacoist. Located in the retail block just up Donaldson Avenue from Jefferson High School, Chile Tomate y Cebolla's name gets to the very heart of Tex-Mex/Mexican cooking. Cajun cooking has the holy trinity. We have peppers (green), tomato (red) and onion (white) — the colors...

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