Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Good News, Everyone: The Folc Burger Is As Tasty As Ever

Posted By on Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 11:42 AM

Just a day shy of its two-month anniversary, Bexar Pub finally launched their food program this past weekend with a solid menu of fried chicken, tacos, nachos, fries and, yes, the Folc Burger. The menu ranges from $4 to $28 (for 12-pieces of chicken with fries and biscuits), and...

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Illusions and Hot Dogs Merge at The Magicians Agency

Posted By on Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 5:30 AM

Consider it a form of escapism. You're unplugged from Facebook. You're not double tapping on Insta, and you're unaware of what's going on in the world, near or far. It's just you, your hot dog, an hour's worth of illusions and Frank, the former church-turned-theater-turned-restaurant and bar. Parents of...

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Monday, April 17, 2017

More Food and Drink Medals You Can Get Before Fiesta

Posted By on Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 3:13 PM

Must-have items for Fiesta: sunscreen, cash, good chanclas, breezy clothing and medals. Lots and lots of medals. Last week we shared the top 20 medals to nab if you're a foodie, and now we've got a few more you should try scoring before Fiesta starts on April 20. The San...

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Iron Chef Gauntlet: Jason Dady Cruises to Episode 2

Posted By on Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 12:22 PM

Crawfish and rosé were flowing during Sunday night's Iron Chef Gauntlet viewing party at Jason Dady's Shuck Shack with a guest appearance by Chicago's chef Sarah Grueneberg. Like most predicted, Dady is a natural on camera and was even able to tackle baited questions by Brown, expertly. We won't...

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Friday, April 14, 2017

Quealy Watson Is Hosting a Tex-Mex/Japanese Pop-Up at Crossroads Kitchen

Posted By on Fri, Apr 14, 2017 at 4:06 PM

Sometimes chefs get bored between projects. Quealy Watson will stave off boredom before opening Tenko Ramen (location TBA, sorta) with a quick pop-up inside Crossroads Kitchen at Faust Tavern. The "El Scorcho" menu will include snacks, bowls, crispy tacos and sweets by Karen Sarver (think mochi), with prices ranging...

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Hi-Tones Is Partying to Raise Funds for Phantom Room's Return

Posted By on Fri, Apr 14, 2017 at 3:46 PM

Phantom Room, which closed due to a fire last October, would have celebrated its second anniversary this month. To celebrate the bar, and help fundraise for its reopening (date TBA), sister bar, Hi-Tones, is selling Fiesta Medals for $15 this Friday with proceeds going toward Phantom. The evening will...

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Here's Where You Can Snag one of Diego Bernal's Puro Star Wars Fiesta Medals

Posted By on Fri, Apr 14, 2017 at 3:25 PM

The details are finally out. State Rep. Diego Bernal teased out the release of what we're dubbing a "Puro Estar Guars" medal in late March. In his social media shares, he disclosed the medal would be traded for food donations that'll go to the San Antonio Food Bank at...

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Jazz, TX Will Celebrate Fiesta with All-Female Mariachi Band

Posted By on Fri, Apr 14, 2017 at 12:17 PM

For Jazz, TX's first Fiesta, the Pearl's live music venue will host two evenings of A Night in Old Jazz Texas, April 19 and 26 8:30-10:30 p.m. The venue will serve a special Fiesta-themed menu including corn in a cup, chicken tinga quesadillas, beef gorditas, duck on a stick,...

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Carnitas Lonja Will Open this Weekend

Posted By on Fri, Apr 14, 2017 at 6:15 AM

Pork carnitas will be the star of the show at the new project by former Lüke cook, Alex Paredes. Carnitas Lonja, where Paredes will share Michoacan-style carnitas, will host a soft opening this weekend. The restaurant will open at 11 a.m. with carnitas, beans, guacamole, salsa and chiles en...

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Nectar Wine Bar & Ale House Will Close this Month

Posted By on Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 4:41 PM

The city will lose one of its most recent wine bars this month as Nectar Wine Bar closes its doors. Owners Rob and Rachel Stephens shared the news with customers via email, but have yet to announce the closing on their social platforms. Here's what they wrote: Dear Friends,...

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