Friday, December 9, 2016

San Antonio 100: Warming up with Bakery Lorraine's Italian Sandwich

Posted By on Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 5:00 AM

Bakery Lorraine, the brainchild of Jeremy Mandrell, Anne Ng and Charlie Biedenharn has become a San Antonio staple. This comes as no surprise as, after recently celebrating their 4th anniversary as a storefront in October (five years if you include the years previous to that when they were but...

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Brown Coffee Co.'s Bean-Hunting Documentary Hits iTunes and Amazon Prime

Posted By on Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 5:00 AM

Coffee is so hot right now, and one local producer wants you to know exactly how those delicious beans make it to your coffee maker. That's the story Aaron Blanco, owner of Brown Coffee Co. is sharing in Coffee-Hunting: Kenya, a 138-minute doc by Lee Eubanks. The film, which...

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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Six Ways To Imbibe Throughout the Holiday Season

Posted By on Thu, Dec 8, 2016 at 5:00 AM

The holidays mean bringing family, friends, and significant others together, which usually results in ridiculous arguments, awkward tension and nervous political discourse. The only way through get through the tinsel-mania, packed malls and crowded airports is booze. Here are a few ways to get your booze on while dealing...

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

We're Getting Another Tiff's Treats

Posted By on Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 1:47 PM

More warm chocolate chip cookies are on the way this month as Austin-based Tiff's Treats opens its fourth San Antonio store at 139 N. Loop 1604 E., Suite 102. The grand opening of the 27th store for the chain, which will take place on Saturday, December 17 from 9...

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City's First Indoor Farmers Market Is Coming to the East Side

Posted By on Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 12:04 PM

The Truckin' Tomato, which recently sold its signature trailer to focus on wholesale goods, is dipping its toe back into market pop-ups. According to founder Shaun Lee, the Mid-Week Market will reignite the Tomato's market efforts so chefs and home cooks alike can get their pick of fresh produce...

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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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