Monday, August 21, 2017

El Luchador Is Hosting Loteria Night

Posted By on Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 6:26 AM

It's not your tia's house, but it'll do. El Luchador, which opened last month, with a full-blown lucha libre theme, will host a loteria night on Tuesday, August 22. The party starts at 7:30 with tablas and beans markers, as well as, swag for round winners. Paulina Martinez will...

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Where to Celebrate Today's Total Solar Eclipse

Posted By on Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 6:20 AM

The New York Times shared a few myths that early civilizations believed the "earth would split and that jaguars would emerge 'and eat most of the people.'" These days, we wait out impending doom by eating our feelings if restaurants and bars celebrating the eclipse are any indication. Here are...

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Friday, August 18, 2017

We're Searching for a Food and Nightlife Intern

Posted By on Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 1:02 PM

The San Antonio Current is looking for interns to join our editorial team to assist with writing, editing and digital projects for our food and nightlife sections. As an intern at the Current, there's no getting coffee, filing or making copies. Our interns spend their time doing meaningful work:...

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Jason Dady Unveils New Menu, Partnership at Paramour

Posted By on Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 1:28 PM

It was a two year on-again, off-again kind of thing until it wasn't. Paramour, downtown's first rooftop bar, and Jason Dady (you may know him as San Antonio's Iron Chef Gauntlet cheftestant and owner of Tre Enoteca, Tre Trattoria, Shuck Shack, The Bin, Two Bros. BBQ and the upcoming,...

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Bite Updates Taste, Crowds with New Menu

Posted By on Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 6:30 AM

When it first opened in 2012, Bite was an eclectic restaurant — filled with chef Lisa Watel-Astorga’s French-Chilean dishes, creative cocktails and unique pop-art — but the Southtown eatery has helped bridge the gap between familiar and modern dining in San Antonio with new talents and a recently expanded...

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Cha-Cha's Mexican Restaurant Has Closed Its Doors

Posted By on Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 5:30 PM

It's time to drown our sorrows in a big margarita — but you won't be able to do so at Cha-Cha's. Cha-Cha's Mexican Restaurant is closed for business. The 32-year-old establishment owned by the Ruiz family announced via social media yesterday afternoon. TL;DR: The restaurant at 5616 Bandera Road...

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Local Businesses Are Standing Up to "Alt-Right" Politics

Posted By on Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 12:07 PM

It's hard to check your phone when you're slammed behind the bar on a gorgeous Saturday. Josh Giles, manager of Burleson Yard Beer Garden on Austin St. and Lee's Taco Garage, wasn't privy to the the Charlottesville events, death and even San Anto's local rallies during his August 12...

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Shake Shack Will Open August 23 with Freebies for First 50 Guests

Posted By on Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 11:02 AM

Shake Shack's first San Antonio outpost will open on August 23 at 11 a.m. The Danny Meyer-founded shop, is known for its fast-casual burgers, hot dogs, crinkle-cut fries and shakes. The SA location will utilize local products in two of its offerings: The Peanut Butter Park custard concrete with...

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Four Eastside Eateries You Should Visit ASAP

Posted By and on Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 6:15 AM

Anybody who hasn’t driven though the Eastside lately is in for a surprise. Stately mansions in Dignowity Hill are being resurrected, smaller cottages are being spiffed up in Denver Heights, there’s new, infill construction throughout, and many streets that once seemed neglected — at least to the non-resident, are...

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Eastside Favorite Tuckers Kozy Korner Continues to Evolve

Posted By on Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 5:15 AM

Tucker’s Kozy Korner is about to get much-needed improvements as barman Jeret Peña and The Boulevardier Group (The Brooklynite, The Last Word, Rumble) now hold the keys to the storied Eastside bar. The news comes after the popular bar/brunch spot announced it would close until further notice Tuesday afternoon...

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