Friday, February 27, 2015

Machete Visits SA's Blue Box

Posted By on Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 11:46 PM

Although details are a bit fuzzy as to why, we can confirm Danny Trejo, ye of Machete fame, was in town on Friday night. The 70-year-old (WHAT!??) character actor was spotted sipping a simple cranberry juice while watching an MMA fight on Spike TV at Blue Box Bar, according...

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Are You Whataburger's Biggest Fan? Prove It

Posted By on Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 5:32 PM

Some lucky San Antonian might get their 15 minutes of fame if chosen to be a part of Whataburger's newest TV commercial.  The Cast Station is seeking real stories from real people who have a penchant for Monterey Melts, Chop House Cheddar Burger, Honey BBQ Chicken Strip Sandwich, A.1....

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3 Ways To Get Your Drink On This Week

Posted By on Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 2:27 PM

Friday, February 27: Don't call it a pop-up. Chef Mark Garcia, better known as Wildcat to his fans, will hold a burger residence for three days only inside The Bees' Knees Catering kitchen. Stop in for burgers, fries and who knows what else.  Prices vary, February 27-March 1, 7pm,...

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Maverick Fest Announces VIP Restaurant Lineup

Posted By on Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 4:14 PM

Aside from lining up veritable throwback group of artists to come jam SA's faces off this coming April 10 and 11, Maverick Music Festival has rounded up two buzzed-about and still unopened eateries to feed VIP bad holders. Fans of Cypress Hill, Cake, Portugal. The Man, Best Coast, The...

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

NAO & San Antonio Museum Of Art Team Up For Foodie Events

Posted By on Tue, Feb 24, 2015 at 5:31 PM

The culinary and art world are getting together for fun nights out on the town as SAMA (200 W. Jones Ave.) and NAO New World Flavors (312 Pearl Pkwy.) team up for a slew of food- and art-filled events.  Broken up into three distinct culinary areas, Culture + Cuisine...

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SA Food Pics: 11 Tasty Photos That Will Have You Begging For More

Posted By on Tue, Feb 24, 2015 at 5:31 PM

In this week's selection of pics we see a lot of variety of food.  We got some good ol' fashioned barbecue from The Smoke Shack (3714 Broadway), a lamb burger that looks amazing from The Cove (606 W. Cypress), and a fried egg burger from Crazy Carl's @ The...

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More Awards For Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling

Posted By on Tue, Feb 24, 2015 at 9:03 AM

San Anto-made Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling (4834 Whirlwind Drive) took a trip up I-35 on Valentine's Day weekend and picked up a few awards during this year's American Craft Spirits Association convention and trade show. And not just any ol' award,f Best of Show to be exact, for...

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Monday, February 23, 2015

What I Ate: Little Of This, Little Of That

Posted By on Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 3:46 PM

There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason for my eating habits last week. It was a mixed bag of healthful juices at One Lucky Duck, cocktails across town and the first capirotada of the Lenten season.  I followed that up with a trip to the Asian Festival...

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Suspected Brisket Bandit Hits Augie's Barbedwire Smokehouse

Posted By on Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 1:41 PM

Update, Monday, 6:27 p.m.: The Current was finally able to get Augie Cortez, owner of Augie's Barbedwire Smokehouse on the phone. According to Cortez, the Brisket Bandit hit the popular joint at around 5 or 6 a.m. on Saturday, February 21, while the pit master and another co-worker were...

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Friday, February 20, 2015

4 Reasons Why I'm Pumped For This Year's Asian Festival

Posted By on Fri, Feb 20, 2015 at 6:15 PM

Maybe it's because I'm kind of a huge nerd or because UTSA happens to be my alma mater, but I'm a fan of the Institute of Texan Cultures. Moreover, I'm a fan of their events. The Folklife Festival is kitschy and fun; the newly added quarterly beer events are...

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