Friday, August 29, 2014

Where to Eat and Drink Before a Night Out at the Tobin

Posted on Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 4:35 PM

The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts' grand opening is right around the corner (September 4)! So we've compiled a list of restaurants and bars for a pre-show dinner and post-show libations. Did we mention that you can walk everywhere on this list within nine minutes? You're welcome. What's...

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3 Ways to Get Your Drink/Grub on This Week

Posted By on Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 12:53 PM

Brew school is in session. (Via) Friday, August 29: Ranger Creek Brewing and Distilling will team up with SA Girls' Pint Out for Beer 101: A Back to School extravaganza and school supply fundraiser. Admission includes a souvenir pint glass and three pours. Educational stations will be set up...

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Shot of the Week: The Flatliner

Posted By on Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 3:28 PM

(Via Dustin Dooling) There are many different reasons people decide to do shots. There are celebrations and mourning shots, there are seasonal and locational shots and then there are the shots you take just because you have to experience it. As the author of this blog for some...

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First Course: Anniversaries for The Block and Big Bob's Burgers

Posted on Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 10:43 AM

Burger-versary at Big Bob's H-E-B (multiple locations) held its first H-E-B's Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best contest and Nanette Watson's Frio Farms (just up the road in Concan) was tapped to receive the top $25,000 prize and a chance to have their extracts on the shelves of...

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Pecan Pie Unofficially Declared Official Dessert of Texas

Posted By on Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 2:52 PM

Image via Wikimedia Commons. This week, Slate undertook the heretofore ignored, but very necessary task of designating the official desserts for all 50 states in The Union in what they call “The United Sweets of America.” Surprisingly, this is not a thing that each state has taken the...

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Monday, August 25, 2014

What I Ate: SA Restaurant Week, Alamo City Provisions and then some

Posted By on Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 5:16 PM

Growing up means not watching the MTV VMA's and instead going to a ridiculously fabulous dinner. At least it does for this gal. I capped off a week's worth of San Antonio Restaurant Week meals (you can check out extensions here) by attending Alamo City Provisions' first dinner of the...

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SA Food Pics: 7 bites we're drooling over

Posted on Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 1:12 PM

A few local foodies whipped out their phones and snapped some quick pics at Lick (312 Pearl Pkwy, Ste 2101), Garcia's Mexican Food (5511 San Pedro) and Bella On the River (106 River Walk), El Tropico (3941 Fredericksburg), Sustenio (17103 La Cantera Pkwy), and Green (200 E Grayson) this last...

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Friday, August 22, 2014

Restaurants Week Extensions to Check Out

Posted By on Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 5:36 PM

Yes, you can still enjoy Restaurant Week at Boiler House after this Saturday. (Courtesy Culinaria) With more than 75 restaurants participating in this year's San Antonio Restaurant Week, there's a likely chance you weren't able to make a dent on the list. You can keep up the valiant...

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Jimmy Fallon on the Pros and Cons of a Juice Cleanse

Posted By on Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 11:43 AM

It's a case of late night TV imitates life, or something like that. Just days after I'd closed out my juice cleanse experiment (you can read more about that here), Jimmy Fallon aired a Pros and Cons segment on the merits of going on a juice cleanse. The Tonight...

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

New Owner for Cockasian Food Truck

Posted By on Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 5:01 PM

(Via) Do you know how difficult it is to not use the word boner while writing about Cockasian Food Truck getting new owners? Fans of naughty puns and Asian food truck snacks might get pumped when they learn who has taken over the tongue-in-cheek mobile eatery. First opened...

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