Tuesday, December 6, 2016

It's FREE Sno Day at Bahama Buck's

Posted By on Tue, Dec 6, 2016 at 12:37 PM

After too many dreary days that almost gave me Seasonal Affective Disorder, it's nice to see the sun out. It's even nicer when this gloriously sunny day coincides with free Sno Day at Bahama Buck's. Today only, you can stroll up to your nearest Bahama Buck's (San Antonio has...

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Chisme, Inside the Original Teka Molino, Is Now Open

Posted By on Tue, Dec 6, 2016 at 8:33 AM

The restaurant group behind The Monterey, Barbaro and Hot Joy has added a fourth concept with the opening of Chisme this week. Located inside the former location of the original Teka Molino is Chisme, which brings flavors of South Texas as presented by chef Mara Serna (formerly with The...

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Finding Greatness at Taco Mexicano

Posted By on Tue, Dec 6, 2016 at 5:00 AM

Reposted with permission from The Tacoist. Really, all I'm looking for while hopping from taqueria to taqueria across San Antonio is greatness in taco form — a life-affirming taco I can't wait to tell you about, a taco worth driving across town for. I believe I've found such a...

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Monday, December 5, 2016

San Antonio 100: Biga's Sticky Toffee Pudding Is Perfect for the Holidays

Posted By on Mon, Dec 5, 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. ‘Tis the time of year for sugar plums — cue “the Nutcracker” and...

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Friday, December 2, 2016

2M Smokehouse and Catering Opens Saturday

Posted By on Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 5:30 PM

Pit master Esaul Ramos (formerly head pit master at Austin’s La Barbecue) and high school best friend Joe Melig are opening  San Antonio’s news barbecue obsession. 2M Smokehouse and Catering, which I raved about for its Saturday pop-ups this summer, will open off S. W.W. White at 11 a.m....

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Check Out Cocktail King Jeret Peña's Latest Project

Posted By on Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 2:37 PM

Bar owner, cocktail connoisseur, and now host of his own show — is there anything Jeret Peña can't do? In collaboration with Irez Pictures and directed by Bryan Ramirez, the local cocktail king and owner of The Brooklynite, the Last Word and Stay Golden Social House, debuted the full episode of Mixin' It...

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H-E-B is Bringing Luby's Mac and Cheese to the Freezer Aisle

Posted By on Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 12:25 PM

Pinch me, I must be dreaming. H-E-B announced that it will start selling Luby's mac and cheese (aka the best mac and cheese in the word) in the freezer aisle for $6.95 for 40 oz next week. The store will carry two types of mac — the original and...

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Chef Johnny Hernandez Will Open Two New Concepts Next Year

Posted By on Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 12:21 PM

I'm 100 percent sure the guy runs on really great caffeine. How else can chef Johnny Hernandez keep opening La Gloria's and Fruterias inside airports across the land while adding two entirely new concepts to our fair city in 2017? During the official grand opening of the Flats at...

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Swedish Meatballs Will Be Worth the 3-Year Wait, Right?

Posted By on Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 5:36 AM

The good news: San Antonio is FINALLY getting its own IKEA. The bad news: The Swedish furniture giant with the hard-to-assemble dressers/desks/kitchen cabinets won't break ground in Live Oak until 2018. Which means we'll have to wait three long years to taste the oddly satisfying dish that is Swedish...

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Lowcountry Is Now Open And You're Probably Going to Love It

Posted By on Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 4:34 PM

The Southtown area gained another bar this past holiday weekend with the opening of Lowcountry at 318 Martinez St. If you're anything like my uber for the night, you might miss it. Located inside a renovated house, the backend of Lowcountry juts into Alamo Street Eat Bar's back patio...

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