Thursday, April 25, 2019

The Good Kind Brings Monthly Poetry Series to Southtown Patio

Posted By on Thu, Apr 25, 2019 at 12:33 PM

The Good Kind-Southtown and San Antonio Poet Laureate Jenny Browne will kick off their monthly Sunday Poetry series — bringing live poetry readings, botanical cocktails and cold beers to the restaurant's patio — starting Sunday, April 28, from 4 to 6 p.m. Browne, a Trinity University professor, curated the event...

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Farm-to-Kid Food Class Heads to Il Forno this Saturday

Posted By on Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 5:37 PM

Restaurant Gwendolyn is bringing its family-friendly food series — Farm-to-Kid II – to the community garden at sister eatery Il Forno on Saturday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Young gardeners and wannabe chefs will get a first-hand look at a community garden, and learn how plants and leaves...

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Giant Ice Cream Sandwiches Arriving in San Antonio this Summer

Posted By on Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 3:47 PM

The Baked Bear, a San Diego-based ice cream parlor best known for its unique frosty sweet treats and gigantic ice cream sandwiches, is opening its first San Antonio location at La Cantera this summer. Customers can expect a variety of ice cream flavors, toppings and customizable scoops and sandwiches —...

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Eco Centro’s Project to Bring Agriculture to a Downtown College Campus Shows How Cities Can Sustainably Feed Their Populations

Posted By on Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 2:55 PM

Our current food system exists on borrowed time. Growth of global food production will need to increase by 25 to 70 percent by 2050 to meet population increases projected by the United Nations. And, for San Antonio, a city with some of the highest food insecurity rates in the...

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MasterChef Junior Live! Stops in San Antonio This Fall

Posted By on Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 2:12 PM

If you were disappointed to see the local MasterChef Junior contestants head home early this season, there's good news: the hit TV show is bringing young culinary all-stars to the San Antonio stage this fall. MasterChef Junior Live! has announced plans for its first national tour with shows in several Texas cities, including...

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San Antonio Food Entrepreneurs: Meet James Vives of Brushfire Farms

Posted By on Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 12:47 PM

James Vives was inspired by a family recipe and the chile pequin plants surrounding his South Texas home to start making BrushFire Farms’ spicy sweet jams, just for fun. It wasn’t until he joined the culinary business accelerator Break Fast & Launch in 2018, that he realized the...

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Monday, April 22, 2019

Cactus Blossom Mission Heritage Dinner Celebrates Native American Culture, Food

Posted By on Mon, Apr 22, 2019 at 3:09 PM

There's an opportunity to experience San Antonio's indigenous culture through food, art and performance during the 4th Annual Cactus Blossom Mission Heritage Dinner on May 11 from 6-9 p.m. at El Progreso Hall. The annual event, hosted by nonprofit American Indians in Texas- Spanish Colonial Missions (AIT), raises funds to...

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Tourists Get a Lei When They Arrive in Hawaii. Can You Guess What Reddit Users Said Texas Visitors Would Receive?

Posted By on Mon, Apr 22, 2019 at 1:20 PM

Once again, Texans have represented their home state well on Interwebs. Tumblr user mapsontheweb made a map of the U.S. that featured the most upvoted choices for a Reddit question asking what tourists would immediately receive when visiting each state. Tourists traditionally get a lei the instant they step onto...

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Mexican Cookbook Author Diana Kennedy Donates Archives to UTSA

Posted By on Mon, Apr 22, 2019 at 11:30 AM

Mexican cooking authority Diana Kennedy, author of the groundbreaking 1972 cookbook The Cuisines of Mexico, has donated her personal archives to the University of Texas at San Antonio. Kennedy, 96, traveled from her home in Michoácan, Mexico to deliver her personal archive to the school's special collections library, according...

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Friday, April 19, 2019

San Antonio's Carnitas Lonja Named Among America's Best Hole-in-the-Wall Restaurants

Posted By on Fri, Apr 19, 2019 at 4:33 PM

Don't judge a restaurant by its hole-in-the wall exterior or you might miss out on what really counts — the food inside. Carnitas Lonja, a legit pork paradise on the South Side, was recently recognized by The Daily Meal as one of the best hole-in-the-wall spots in the U.S.,...

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