Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Get the "Sloppy" Option at The Lost Cajun

Posted By on Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 11:30 AM

The northwest side area gained more po'boys as of March 20 with the opening of The Lost Cajun, the Colorado-based chained that opened at 5602 Hausman Road, Suite 102. The franchise has less than two dozen locations across several states including South Carolina and Tennessee and Texas. Another Lone...

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Menus for Houston Street Food in April Are Now Available

Posted By on Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 10:21 AM

On Sunday, April 9, the block of Houston Street between St. Mary's and Navarro will close and foodies will play as part of Houston Street Charities' quarterly gourmet picnic. Known as Houston Street Food, the event invites food lovers to order a basket and grab a seat along the...

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Estate Coffee Co. Is Offering Donuts Daily 'til Noon

Posted By on Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 9:36 AM

Donuts are so hot right now. Days before Bakery Lorraine announced the upcoming opening of Maybelle's, their donut shop inside the Pearl, Estate Coffee Co. finally announced daily donuts options. Made by co-owner Brian LaBarbera, the old school donuts are available 'til noon (or until they sell out). Flavors...

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Teen Takes Senior Photo with Big Red

Posted By on Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 9:51 AM

When they're not getting negative attention for San Antonio from Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Fox's Daytime at 9 gets first sip of a tasty Big Red scoop. The station's morning show reported on Ohio teen Eric Willford's peculiar senior portraits, which included a San Anto staple. Willford,...

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San Antonio 100: The Addictive, Garlicky Knots at Miss Ellie's Pizza of New York

Posted By on Tue, Mar 28, 2017 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. Miss Ellie’s Pizza of New York, a classic pizza parlor tucked away in...

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Mendez Cafe's Ham and Egg Taco Has Hints of Pancake And It's Delicious

Posted By on Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 5:00 AM

Reposted with permission from The Tacoist. When the waitress brought my order of four tacos at Mendez Cafe on the South Side, the plate smelled unlike tacos. It smelled like — sniff, sniff — pancakes? Syrup? I wrote “cinnamon” in my notes, but upon reflection that observation may have been...

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Monday, March 27, 2017

A Donut Shop Is in the Works For Bakery Lorraine — Here's What We Know

Posted By on Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 11:53 AM

Looks like Bakery Lorraine has let the cat out of the bag — well, sorta. Posted on Facebook Friday afternoon, Bakery Lorraine released a bit of information about Maybelle's Donuts & Fried Pies and took to the comments, saying San Antonians can expect something new at the Pearl's food...

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Boiled Over: Southern-Style Peanuts Are Making Their Way Into SA Snack Culture

Posted By on Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 6:30 AM

A familiar smell wafted from an unknown source when we made it to Lowcountry’s opening night on November 25 of last year. Was my mom hiding in the back? Was I having a stroke? No, the scent of pinto beans was coming from a large Crock-Pot on the counter,...

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Real Ale Adds Gin, Whiskey to Roster With 'Real Spirits'

Posted By on Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 5:00 AM

As Real Ale prepares for its 21st anniversary of brewing quality craft beer in the Hill Country, owner Brad Farbstein is making a passion project come true. The whiskey and gin fan will launch Real Spirits Distilling Co. this April with a party, distillery tours and specialty cocktails. Though years...

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Friday, March 24, 2017

The 8th Annual Paella Challenge Has New Digs

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 11:21 AM

The late, great Mitch Hedberg once said, "I like rice. Rice is great when you're hungry and want 2,000 of something." Your mantra for Sunday's eighth annual Paella Challenge sponsored by Corona and hosted by chef Johnny Hernandez should definitely be "Come Hungry." Have a light dinner the night...

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