Friday, September 27, 2013

Where to Fill Your Growler During Drink Beer Day

Posted By on Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 4:10 PM

Saturday's Drink Beer Day (no, seriously), so here's a list of places around town to fill up your growler with wonderful, delicious beer. Alamo Drafthouse Westlakes/Park North/Stone Oak: Fill up your growler even if you're not watching a movie. Call ahead for details, but the prices usually range from...

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Where to Eat During Sunday's Siclovia

Posted By on Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 11:33 AM

You'll work up a mighty appetite while playing in the streets this Sunday, so be sure to check out the food vendors available. The main food area willbe at the BMX Park on Broadway and 12th St. Other food vendors include McDonald's, Whataburger, La Hacienda and Kettle King. The Chow...

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Shot of the Week: Jameson Picklebacks

Posted By on Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 10:56 AM

For pickle lovers. Before we start, a sidebar: The one time I tried taking a pickleback outside 1604, the enthused bartender tried to sell us on McCormick's vodka. No, sir. We passed on that offer. While the history of the pickleback is a bit murky, The New York...

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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Houston Caterer-Author Visits The Twig on Oct. 9

Posted By on Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Elizabeth Stone owner of The Stone Kitchen and author of...

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Rockbot Hits SA

Posted By on Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 4:46 PM

Rockbot's mobile interface. (Courtesy) A new music service has hit town. The Bend Sports Bar (7730 Bandera) has started using Rockbot, a mobile jukebox app, which helps guests pick songs, vote on upcoming music, interact with other bar-goers, share on social media, and review bar specials. The service...

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New Restaurant in the Works for Two Step Owners

Posted By on Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 4:29 PM

Fans of Two Step Restaurant & Cantina will be happy to know that chef Steve Warner and wife Adrienne Munoz are working on a new concept, Tiu Steppi's Osteria. While no opening date has been set, the pair is hoping to open the doors at the new restaurant...

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Minnie's Tavern Opens Curbside Window

Posted By on Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 3:24 PM

You can still check out the window lunch service Friday. Much like Miley Cyrus, chef Andrew Weissman seems to subscribe to the "Can't Stop, Won't Stop" mantra. No, he's not donning tiny blonde pigtails or twerking (as far as we know), but Weissman opened the curbside window at...

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Green Continues Cooking Classes

Posted By on Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 2:29 PM

Learn how to whip up Green's specialties at home. (Courtesy) Green Vegetarian Cuisine executive Chef Mike and bakery Chef CeCe will be teaching us how to cook healthy again during two cooking classes in October. For the first class they'll teach guests how to cook vegan dishes using...

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Barrilla Chairman to Gays: "They can always go eat someone else’s pasta"

Posted By on Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 2:06 PM

SA Current to Barrilla Chairman, "Central Market/HEB/TJs makes really great pasta, so thanks, but not thanks." The America Blog first reported on the Barilla chairman's derogatory comments. Guido Barilla expressed anti-gay sentiments by saying the company preferred "traditional families" and "I would never do (a commercial) with a...

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Alamo Beer Co. Celebrates 10 Years of Brewing

Posted By on Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 4:16 PM

The beer's not old enough to drink itself...(Courtesy) It's been 10 years since Eugene Simor began brewing his German-style beer out of Real Ale Brewing's facilities in Blanco. Grab a cold one with your friends and ALAMO beer to celebrate 10 years of the locally brewed ALAMO Golden...

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