Friday, March 16, 2018

Tinkering with the Latest Releases from Real Ale & Austin Eastciders

Posted By on Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 1:23 PM

The temperature is slowly but surely making its way up, and although our weekends have been rained out, that hasn’t stopped local breweries from turning their attention to patio pounders. Two highlights that have come out this spring’s batch of brews. Released in early March, they are already hard...

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Filipino-Mexican Pop-Up Coming to San Antonio

Posted By on Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 11:35 AM

Talabeth, a project by Austin-based cook Joseph Gomez, will pop-up at Cullum's Attagirl on Monday, March 26 at 5:30 p.m. Billed as a Filipino/Mexican Food Project, Talabeth is Gomez's way of combining his Mexican heritage with his wife's Filipino one. Though they've done smaller pop-ups in the past, the...

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

With The Dogfather, One of San Anto’s Own Finally Finds A Permanent Home

Posted By on Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 3:15 PM

Seven years after launching Rocker Dogz, a punk-rock street cart that served loaded hot dogs, chef Kris Martinez is finally home. Now the head chef at The Dogfather, a concept opened last November by Jenn Alva and Jamie Hoppe of The Bang Bang Bar, Martinez is dishing out the...

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Brass Monkey Is Hosting a "Just Add Me" Insta-Inspired Party

Posted By on Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 5:18 PM

We live in The Matrix, and you just have to choose what filter. Or at least that's what it seems like with the addition of The Flower Vault, a temporary pop-up of "flower-themed, Instagrammable rooms" that promises to help you "snap the picture everyone wants" in Stone Oak, and...

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Chef Q&A: Meet Boiler House's Newest Executive Chef

Posted By on Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 2:22 PM

There's a new executive chef in town. Jarrad Gwaltney, a 25-year service industry pro has taken over the helm at Boiler House Texas Grill & Wine Garden, following the exit of long-time chef Jeff White. We sat down with Gwaltney to learn about his background, his palate and what...

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San Antonio Needs to Stop Sucking – On Straws, That Is

Posted By on Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 12:51 PM

Editor's Note: The following is The Big Spoon, an opinion column on San Antonio's food and drink scene. I’m a sucker for straws. Blame it on my borderline addiction to iced coffee (or regular coffee for that matter). Blame it on growing up with a germophobe mom who gags...

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Kimura Adding Full-Time Ramen Bar to Freight Gallery, Cherrity Bar

Posted By on Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 11:30 AM

Noodles are making their way to San Antonio's Lone Star and Historic Gardens as Kimura opens up shop inside Freight Gallery and the upcoming Cherrity Bar. Owned by chef Michael Sohocki, Kimura first opened in late 2013 and has been popping up at the South Flores gallery for the...

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Pearl Chef Is San Antonio's Only James Beard Award Nominee for 2018

Posted By on Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 9:50 AM

Chef Steve McHugh of Cured is this year's sole James Beard Award nominee. The organization announced its pool of five finalists this morning via a live press conference in Philadelphia. For Best Chef Southwest (the region Texas is in), McHugh is joined by Austin's Michael Fojtasek (Olamaie), as well as Bryce Gilmore...

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

The Cookhouse Nixes Lunch for a LA Happy Hour

Posted By on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 10:45 AM

Name: The Cookhouse Background: The Cookhouse has been a staple of the St. Mary’s Strip since it opened in 2014. The owners behind the Nawlins restaurant are also responsible for the late Where Y’at food truck and St. Mary’s neighbor, NOLA Brunch & Beignets. The Cookhouse, which used to...

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Whataburger Now Selling Its 2018 Fiesta Medal

Posted By on Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 10:38 AM

Attention, Whataburger fans! The Texas-based burger chain will begin selling its Fiesta medal for this year's festivities, according to a press release. Whataburger will host a pop-up store today, March 13 from 3 to 5 p.m. at its Downtown location at 412 E. Commerce St. Burger lovers and medal...

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