Friday, April 28, 2017

Starbucks Can't Hold A Candle to Honeysuckle's Unicorn Milkshake

Posted By on Fri, Apr 28, 2017 at 6:00 AM

Before a certain coffee company unleashed an overly sweet concoction, essentially helping the unicorn trend jump the shark, there was Honeysuckle Tea Time. But while the wave of Starbucks' frappuccinos will inevitably subside, Honeysuckle founder Sara Lauren Hinojosa and her team are just getting started. The story of how...

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Lucky Charms, Hanson, Shark Week Become Inspiration for Freetail's Latest Brewpub Beers

Posted By on Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 4:28 PM

Since making the transition from co-founder and head brewer at The Granary, to head pub brewer at Freetail Brewing Co., Alex Rattray’s made a splash with some new brews and fresh ideas, giving the SA craft beer scene something to talk about. Rattray has always added a creative flare...

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What I Learned from Following Matt Bonner on Twitter

Posted By on Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 12:25 PM

We all have a some sort of story that includes the odd Spurs sighting. Personally, I've watched Robert Horry pick up his Jason's Deli order. I took a photo with David Robinson when we both judged a chili cook-off. There was that time I got on the phone with Tony...

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Hang Out with Jimmy Kimmel's Guillermo at Tacoland Riverwalk this Saturday

Posted By on Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 6:00 AM

Before his turn as grand marshal of the annual Fiesta Flambeau Parade, Guillermo Rodriguez, of "Jimmy Kimmel" fame, will visit with local San Antonians on the River Walk. From 2 to 5 p.m., Rodriguez will be at TacoLand Riverwalk on Saturday, April 29. The TacoLand Riverwalk location opened this...

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

San Antonio's Pollo Tropical Stores Are Safe For Now

Posted By on Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 1:27 PM

Miami-based Pollo Tropical, owned by parent company Fiesta Restaurant Group, will close all locations in Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin, Texas, and Nashville, Tennessee, per a press release featured on the franchises website. Fiesta Restaurant Group, owners of Taco Cabana, first launched an aggressive expansion campaign in 2014 with stores opening...

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Get Fiesta Refreshments at the Modern Mexico Cantina Experience

Posted By on Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 12:31 PM

The San Antonio Cocktail Conference doesn't stop once festival week ends. No, these days, host Houston Street Charities is helping keep cocktails in your mitts at The DoSeum during ReDo Recess, and now with a pop-up bar by Milagro Tequila this week. On April 26 and 27, the Modern...

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Want a Iron Chef Gauntlet Recap? Get it From Chef Jason Dady Himself

Posted By on Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 11:40 AM

Are you a Millennial that's into food, but also into cutting the cord? Yeah, us too. But thanks to the interwebs we know that San Antonio's own Jason Dady has made it to the third episode of Iron Chef Gauntlet, after landing a safe spot during the Chairman's Challenge....

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Cruz Ortiz and Cortez Familia Team Up For Fiesta Pop-Up Show

Posted By on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 12:39 PM

Fiesta magic brings together two collaborators— artist Cruz Ortiz and La Familia Cortez's gift shop — through the duration of Fiesta. The Cortez gift shop will be open everyday from noon to 9 p.m. in the Historic Market Square and features a pop-up show from local the artist and...

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Frito-Lays Recalls Jalapeño Flavored Chips

Posted By on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Sad news, Frito-Lays fans. Frito-Lays recalled its Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked Potato Chips and Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked Potato Chips due to a potential presence of Salmonella in the seasoning. All sizes of the two products with a "guaranteed fresh" date of July 4 or prior, and...

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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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