Friday, February 21, 2020

UTSA, Whataburger and San Antonio Food Bank Fighting Food Insecurity Among Students with New On-Campus Pantry

Posted By on Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 10:59 AM

Local businesses and nonprofits are working together to help hungry students at the University of Texas at San Antonio. This week, the school unveiled the Whataburger Resource Room at its downtown campus. While the name may make you think of a magical spot where the burger chain's grub is...

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

YouTube Star Says Whataburger Is Like 'In-N-Out Meets Burger King,' Throws Shade About Texas Chain's Chicken

Posted By on Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 12:17 PM

YouTuber Keith Habersberger has some choice words for Whataburger. As one-fourth of The Try Guys, the online star has gained a massive following for his solo adventures in Eat The Menu, an ongoing series in which he tries every menu item at various fast-food chains. The California-based creator released his...

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Bill Miller Bar-B-Q to Open Location at Nelson Wolff Stadium

Posted By on Wed, Feb 19, 2020 at 3:23 PM

Nelson Wolff Stadium will soon taste a little more like San Antonio. Bill Miller Bar-B-Q is set to open a location at the West Side minor-league ball park. It will be the SA-based chain's first satellite restaurant, according to a report from the San Antonio Business Journal. Those visiting...

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Smack's Chicken Shack, Bird & Biscuit Team Up to Serve Epic Sandwich at Pop-Up on St. Mary's Strip

Posted By on Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 1:09 PM

Since opening in 2018, Smack's Chicken Shack (formerly known as Smackerels) has brought chef Keenen Hendricks' over-the-top chicken sandwiches to San Antonio food lovers. Hendricks has teamed up with sous chef JC Rodriguez of Bird & Biscuit, a forthcoming eatery from the Southerleigh Restaurant Group, for a collaborative, epic...

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Monday, February 17, 2020

California-Based Pop-Up Bringing 'Vegan Junk Food' to San Antonio This Weekend

Posted By on Mon, Feb 17, 2020 at 12:40 PM

Los Angeles-based Vuture Food is bringing its national food truck tour to Texas this week, with plans to stop in San Antonio on Saturday, Feb. 22. The food truck, named for the "vegan future of food," specializes in plant-based junk food like cheeseburgers and Nashville Chik’n sandwiches that supposedly...

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San Antonio Eatery Makes Texas Monthly’s Best New Restaurant List

Posted By on Mon, Feb 17, 2020 at 12:01 PM

The Culinary Institute of America in San Antonio is best-known as the training grounds for burgeoning local talent but, according to Texas Monthly, it’s also home to one of the best restaurants in the state. Texas Monthly food editor Pat Sharpe has named Savor, the CIA student-run restaurant at...

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Saturday, February 15, 2020

Friday, February 14, 2020

White Castle Will Pop Up With Sliders at San Antonio Food Bank on Monday

Posted By on Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 2:17 PM

White Castle is making one last stop in San Antonio, but this time you won’t need to worry about reservations. Following its sold-out Valentine’s Day weekend pop-up, the burger chain is bringing its Crave Mobile food truck to the San Antonio Food Bank on Monday, February 17. From 11...

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Bon Appétit Magazine Recognizes H-E-B for Making the 'Best Supermarket-Brand Tortillas'

Posted By on Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 1:50 PM

With hundreds of locations throughout the state, it's easy to forget that H-E-B stores (and their in-store tortillerias) only exist in Texas. However, a recent Bon Appétit article recognized the grocery giant for making the best supermarket-brand flour tortillas in the U.S. Author Alex Beggs, a Lone Star State native, waxes...

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The Takeaway: Tim McDiarmid of The Good Kind Wants You to Know the Food Business is Tough

Posted By on Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 1:44 PM

Name: Tim McDiarmid Job: Founder of The Good Kind Hospitality Group and Tim the Girl Catering Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia Years in food service: 30 Big impact: Operates a catering company plus The Good Kind restaurant and Ivy Hall events center, both in Southtown Money quote: “Food is work;...

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