Step up to the plate
Step up to the plate. Las Palapas is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a Macho Burrito Eating Contest, featuring cash prizes from $250-1000, raffle drawings for $250-1000, and a price rollback to 1981 — so even if you don’t win, you can save. Ask your local Las Palapas for a list of times and locations for the semifinals, and make sure you come to the grand finale at the Las Palapas at 1615 Loop 1604 on Sunday, October 29, 12-5 p.m., where you can enjoy free food, an all-female mariachi group, face-painting, balloon artists, and more. Las-Palapas.net.
Opa! Celebrate Greek Night October 19 at the SouthTown Café. George Konstantinidis will be cooking three-course meals and speaking about Greek culture. Complete with dancers and plate-breaking. $18, indoor and outdoor dining. 1127 S. St. Mary’s, 224-9811, Everybodysbusiness-sa.com.
Silo puts the “eat” in “creativity” Thursday, October 19, from 6:30-8 p.m., during its quarterly art opening. Enjoy painting, sculpture, fine foods, and wines. 1133 Austin Hwy, 824-8686.
The Agudas Achim Sisterhood is throwing a nosh to welcome Three Brothers Bakery of Houston to San Antonio, Sunday, October, 22, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Agudas Achim, 16550 Huebner Rd.
District 5 Councilwoman Patti Radle raised a cup of joe October 10 to herald the opening of Guadalupe Street Coffee, located in the Avenida Guadalupe El Parian Center, 1320 Guadalupe Street. The coffee shop, a project of the Baptist Child & Family Services, offers free internet access, technology assistance, private study rooms, and more. Call Abram Alonso at 772-4817 for more info.
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