Thursday, September 20, 2018

Taco Cabana Is Turning 40 with Block Party at Original Location

Posted By on Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 3:23 PM

Oh, Lordy look who's 40!  Taco Cabana is celebrating its four decades of fast-casual Tex-Mex with a blowout block party on Friday, September 21 from 6 to 9 p.m. The original location off San Pedro will shut down its parking lot, drive-thru and surrounding areas to make room for a...

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Happy Hour Hound: Toro Kitchen, St. Paul Square

Posted By on Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 12:34 PM

Some friends with whom I’ve long cooked and traveled have just had a baby — but they’re not letting that small impediment stop them from continuing to enjoy the good life. To keep parents sane and introduce baby to new environments, they have instituted happy hours with Luca. So...

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Cannabis and Coffee Meet-Up Hopes to End Stigma in San Antonio

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 3:05 PM

Update on Thursday at 2:25 p.m.: The location for the event is currently pending. Logic would dictate that if Coca-Cola is exploring the world of cannabidiol oil, the stigma around cannabis is slowly going away. But for a group of San Antonians, the conversation swirling around cannabis products...

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A Strong First Showing for Roadmap Brewing Co., San Antonio's Newest Brewery

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 1:32 PM

Roadmap Brewing opened its doors last weekend, adding another craft oasis to the downtown drinkscape. We stopped in to take a look and are happy to say that, despite the bummer luck of bad weather, Roadmap augurs great things for the next wave of River City brewers. Roadmap’s taproom...

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San Antonio Bar Is Building a Shrine to Zaddy Jeff Goldblum

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 12:31 PM

Still Golden Social House is currently transforming their women's restroom into a Jeff Goldblum-inspired oasis. Designed by Hilmy, the new restroom is still a work in progress, but the stills teased out by bar owner Jeret Pena look, uh, enticing: Goldblum will actually be in San Antonio over...

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Pasha: The Largest Foodborne Outbreak Since the 1990s and the Peanut Gallery

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 11:30 AM

Editor's Note: The following is The Big Spoon, an opinion column on San Antonio's food and drink scene. This Labor Day weekend, more than 300 San Antonians were afflicted by a foodborne illness, likely Salmonella, from dining out at Pasha Mediterranean Grill. The 10-year-old restaurant has amassed fans from...

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Cooking Channel Show Will Feature 4 San Antonio Eateries Tonight

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 11:11 AM

The Cooking Channel's Ali Khan will share his favorite bites from a visit to San Antonio in tonight's episode of Cheap Eats. The Magnolia Pancake Haus, Zito's Deli, Dignowity Kolaches, and Two Bro's BBQ Market will all be featured. The fifth episode of season five of the show, titled...

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Puffy Tacos and Borscht Are on the Menu at this New San Antonio Restaurant

Posted By on Tue, Sep 18, 2018 at 5:00 PM

American, Mexican and yes, even Eastern-European fare is now found inside the former Cha-Cha's Mexican Restaurant, which closed in 2017. Now billed the Oky Doky Restaurant & Bar, the space will serve appetizers such as Southwest salads next to loaded fries next to chicken wings and a Russian salad...

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No Unicorns (or Other Animals) Died in the Making of This Colorful Sushi

Posted By on Tue, Sep 18, 2018 at 4:04 PM

Grab-and-go meals are becoming a big part of Hip Peaz Vegan Eats business plan. After ceasing hot specials at Munch On and Beyond, the vegan business is spreading their wings (and more specifically their KSOGOOD) to other parts of San Antonio and Austin. And one of the lunch items...

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Ramen Bar Hosts Benefit for Employee Hurt in Hit-and-run

Posted By on Mon, Sep 17, 2018 at 3:27 PM

The night before Ramen Bar at Cherrity Bar's grand opening celebration, one of its employees was injured in a hit-and-run. Samantha Flores, was struck by a vehicle while riding her bicycle home near 410 and Nacogdoches Road. Though Flores' prognosis is better than in the immediate days following the...

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