Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The Institute of Texan Cultures is Brewing Up Texas with New Exhibit

Posted By on Wed, Oct 18, 2017 at 12:07 PM

Beer isn’t new to Texans and to showcase the immigrant-driven brews and the state’s connection to the beer industry, the Institute of Texan Cultures presents “Brewing Up Texas.” Featuring several hundred vintage items and brewing artifacts from across the Lone Star State, the exhibit is guest-curated by beer writer and...

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Puro San Antonio: El Luchador Is Adding Menudo to Their Shot Menu

Posted By on Wed, Oct 18, 2017 at 10:31 AM

Menudo isn't just for post-party Sunday mornings anymore. At El Luchador, menudo has a place on the shot board these days. The shot trio — celery salt-rimmed lime, Vida Mezcal or Hornitos Tequila, and yes, menudo — is known as sopa lucha. Order it on Sundays or during Loteria...

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Press Coffee Has Closed

Posted By on Wed, Oct 18, 2017 at 9:25 AM

Posted days earlier than their previously announced close date of October 22, Press Coffee has closed. The closure was announced via Facebook. Here's what the company posted: The shop held a fundraising party on Sunday night to launch a mobile version of their location at 606 W. French Place....

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5 Stones Artisan Brewery Reopens in New Braunfels, Other San Antonio-Area Breweries to Keep An Eye On

Posted By , and on Wed, Oct 18, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Build It, Brew It, and They Will Come By Lance Higdon 5 Stones Artisan Brewing has pursued the unbeaten brewer’s path from the start. Now, settled into their new home at the end of two dirt roads on a patch of ranchland, that commitment has become quite literal. It’s where...

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Popcorn Schmopcorn: There's a New Menu at the Alamo Drafthouse

Posted By on Wed, Oct 18, 2017 at 6:45 AM

You'll have new snacks with which to enjoy the Tyler Perry's Boo 2! A Madea Halloween at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, which has launched a new menu. as of Tuesday. Featured menu items include a sausage chicken, roasted pepper and broccolini pizza, chilaquiles and a grilled jerk chicken sandwich...

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

New San Antonio Brunches that Should Be on Your Radar

Posted By on Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 2:52 PM

Where'd all these brunches come from? We'll blame the new crisp fall weather we're enjoying on the plethora of brunches available across town. Here's a quick run-through of what's new within the last few weeks: Michin Grill Kitchen & Tequila Bar // The Stone Oak Mexican food outpost recently...

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Micheladas Get Crafty: The Hangover Cure Evolves in San Antonio's Food Scene

Posted By and on Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 12:21 PM

Summer was not over yet, despite The Hoppy Monk’s Michelada Fest also serving as an End of Summer Bash in mid-August, but the oppressive 100 degree heat could not stop hundreds from seeing how the craft-focused Monk would pair unconventional brews in a michelada. From what we could tell,...

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Mobile to Brick-and-Mortar: San Antonio Food Trucks That Pumped the Brakes and Opened Up Shop

Posted By on Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 11:52 AM

Benjie’s Munch opened its first shop this Monday and but they're not the only truck to make the leap into a permanent location. Here’s a few more entrepreneurs that are holding it down. The Art of Donut // Opened by Miguel Aja and Andrea Aguirre, the trailer was San...

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Nominations for James Beard Awards Are Now Open

Posted By on Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 6:43 AM

Ah, the elusive James Beard Award. Though many a San Antonio chef has been nominated (Bruce Auden, Andrew Weissman, Jason Dady, Michael Sohocki, Steve McHugh) as finalists or semifinalists, the city has yet to score one. You could help change that by nominating your favorite chef, or restaurant or...

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The Granary Is Hosting the First Ever Brewers Association Dinner in San Antonio

Posted By on Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 6:35 AM

This is kind of a big deal. Fresh off the Great American Beer Festival, chef Tim Rattray of The Granary will host four chefs and five brewers for a five-course tasting and beer pairing dinner on Wednesday, October 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. Joining Rattray (who cooked at...

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