Friday, June 30, 2017

Buñuelos in July Are a (Delicious) Thing Thanks to The San Antonio Buñuelo Co.

Posted By on Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 3:33 PM

Last November, as holiday treat sales began to ramp up, Cynthia Rodriguez-Stahl's sister-in-law challenged her to make her own buñuelos. Several hundred shares on Facebook, and 200 dozen buñuelos made through the holiday season, a small business was born. For Rodriguez-Stahl, making the buñuelos was not a problem. The trained...

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2 More Restaurants Add Frosé to the Bar Menu

Posted By on Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 6:35 AM

Frosé is trickling its way into San Antonio. The Brooklynite first started serving the wine-based slush as part of their summer menu and now Los Barrios and Dignowity Meats are joining in on the frozen rosé fun. At Dignowity Meats, owner Andrew Samia uses a Spanish garnacha rosé and...

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Stockdale BBQ Shop Owners Are Taking Over The Rusty Bucket

Posted By on Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 6:30 AM

Changes are coming to The Rusty Bucket, a southwest side barbecue joint known for its beef ribs. Bryon Hobbs, owner of Smokin' Down South BBQ in Stockdale, and friend Jim McShane, have partnered to takeover The Rusty Bucket previously owned by best friends, Anthony Annis and Cary Rhodes. With just...

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

New Owner at La Taza Coffee House Is Keeping Neighborhood Shop Alive

Posted By on Thu, Jun 29, 2017 at 2:27 PM

When Judith Hanley decided to retire early this spring, the future of La Taza Coffee House was momentarily in peril. Neighbors who have frequented the Brook Hollow* coffee shop for their morning joe, business meetings, book clubs and Meet-ups won't have to mourn the loss of their coffee-house-turned-community-center as...

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For San Antonio Brewers, New Craft Beer Seal Is a Good Thing

Posted By on Thu, Jun 29, 2017 at 6:00 AM

It won't be too long before beer drinkers start noticing a new notice on their bottles and cans. In an effort to help small, independent craft beer makers distinguish their product from breweries recently acquired by Big Beer, the Brewers Association released a new craft beer seal as of...

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Shuck Shack Turns 2 with $3 Rosé, Oyster Specials and Man, Fire, Food Screening

Posted By on Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 4:23 PM

Fourth of July means freedom to eat all the oysters you can muster at Shuck Shack, which is celebrating its second anniversary with specials and an Alamo Beer takeover. Patrons who stop in July 4 from noon to 9 p.m. can nosh on  $1 Gulf oysters, $2 select East...

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The Squeezebox Lines Up Cilantro, Mariachi and Cumbia-filled Anniversary Celebrations

Posted By on Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 12:34 PM

It's hard to believe it's been a full year since The Squeezebox opened its doors along the St. Mary's Strip. The bar quickly filled a Salute-sized hole in the heart of many San Antonians, and co-owners Ryan Dietrich, Osvaldo Ordonez, Julio Lopez and Aaron Peña along with Danny Delgado (Hi-Tones,...

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Pizza, Pie, Moonshine and Lots of Wine: Reasons To Take a Day Trip to Comfort this Summer

Posted By on Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 7:21 AM

No stranger to things odd and outsized, Texas has its fair share of plainly weird place names. Gun Barrel or Cut and Shoot, anyone? But as if to balance out bizarre bergs such as Loco and Ding Dong, there is also a cohort of feel-good monikers: Sunrise, Rainbow, Sweet...

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Meet Southtown’s Frida Kahlo-Inspired Eatery, Casa Azul de Andrea

Posted By on Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 7:00 AM

This story was originally published on our sister site, Out in SA. I have a confession to make, y’all. When I was finishing my undergraduate degree, I was offered an amazing opportunity for a full partnership in a little restaurant — total creative control and no financial investment necessary,...

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The Wolfpack Brings Together LGBTQ Women Across Texas

Posted By on Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 6:20 AM

Lesbian bars have been shuttering across the nation, including in Austin. But the liberal mecca has no lack of LGBTQ women. Michelle Solorzano Daly, a Purple Heart Army veteran, and her partner, event planner Kelly West, saw an opportunity to provide a home base for the community. Three-and-a-half years...

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