Thursday, May 24, 2018

$6 Bites and Drinks Make for a Very Happy Hour at The Maverick

Posted By on Thu, May 24, 2018 at 4:20 PM

Happy hours aren't all that hard to find in Southtown. The area is chock-full of great restaurants and solid bars and happy hour hounds jonesing for a bite and a tipple need to simply explore their options. And when the super group made up of Peter Selig, Miguel Ardid,...

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Taco Truck Throwdown Returns This Weekend with Puro San Antonio Bites and Tunes

Posted By on Thu, May 24, 2018 at 2:10 PM

What can we say about the Taco Truck Throwdown? If the name of the event doesn’t tell you all you need to know to get your ass there, then you need to seriously examine your priorities as a San Antonian. Maybe that’s a bit harsh, but probably not. For...

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More Pluckers On the Way For San Antonio, Second Location Announced

Posted By on Thu, May 24, 2018 at 1:11 PM

San Antonio's first Pluckers, the Austin-based wing restaurant, which now has locations in Baton Rouge, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, Killeen and San Marcos, hasn't even opened yet, but plans are in the works for location No. 2. "The restaurant will be located at the Landmark Development at the southeast corner...

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Chef Andrew Weissman Testing Out Breakfast at Moshe's Golden Falafel

Posted By on Thu, May 24, 2018 at 12:55 PM

Shakshuka, a dish of eggs poached in a sauce of tomatoes, chili peppers, and onions, is on the menu at Moshe's Golden Falafel as of this week. It's all part of a new breakfast menu chef Andrew Weissman is testing out this summer that includes Israeli faves such as labneh...

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Sunshine Bakery Reopens Next Week with Familiar Management

Posted By on Thu, May 24, 2018 at 11:11 AM

There will be new faces behind the counter at Sunshine Bakery as it reopens on the city's East Side. But instead of new owners razing the building, the 40-year-old bakery will return from its yearlong hiatus with new management. Cousins Kayla Matta and Crisaeus Valadez, granddaughters to original owner...

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Jason Dady's Bringing More Barbecue to Downtown San Antonio This Weekend

Posted By on Thu, May 24, 2018 at 10:25 AM

For this week's episode of The Big Spoon Podcast we chat with chef Jason Dady AKA one of the most prolific chefs in the area with seven restaurants to his name including Two Bros BBQ Market, Tre Enoteca, Shuck Shack, Range and more. We chat about Chispas, his new...

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

You Can Get a Taco for a Penny at Taco Cabana Today

Posted By on Wed, May 23, 2018 at 10:34 AM

As part of a lucky penny promotion, Taco Cabana is selling bean and cheese tacos for just a penny today, Wednesday. Here's the catch: the offer is good for one taco per person and is dine in-only at participating locations. But according to the tweet below, the offer is...

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Brew's Lee Tea Is Adding Pool-Friendly Pouches This June

Posted By on Wed, May 23, 2018 at 10:10 AM

Capri Sun-like pouches are making their debut at Brew's Lee Tea this June 1 as the shop starts to offer pool-friendly options for the summer. The shop will ofter two teas at $4 for a 4-ounce pouch in grapefruit green tea and kiwi green tea varieties. The water-proof pouches...

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Sipping Tea at Starbucks, And Why We Should Hold The Coffee Giant Accountable

Posted By on Wed, May 23, 2018 at 7:30 AM

Editor's Note: The following is The Big Spoon, an opinion column on San Antonio's food and drink scene. Next Tuesday, as San Antonians go about their day, Starbucks will close more than two dozen area stores. In fact, the coffee giant will close more than 8,000 company-owned stores across...

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Revolución Opens Downtown Location

Posted By on Tue, May 22, 2018 at 4:13 PM

It's soft opening time for Revolucion Coffee + Juice's Downtown location on Houston Street. The shop, opened in the former home of Moshe's Golden Falafel, is a smaller satellite location of the Broadway flagship. Customers will find espresso drinks, juices, "not milks," smoothies, acai bowls, and grab-and-go salads and...

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