Monday, May 21, 2018

New Documentary to Offer a Taste of Texas Mexican (Not Tex-Mex) Cuisine

Posted By on Mon, May 21, 2018 at 3:50 PM

Chef, author and filmmaker Adán Medrano is turning the camera on South Texas' indigenous cuisine. Medrano, founder of the 40-year-old San Antonio CineFestival, is serving as executive producer of The Roots of Texas Mexican Food, a documentary filming this summer in the Alamo City and other Texas locations. The 45-minute film will accompany...

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Broadway Gets Another Coffee Spot, Across from Witte Museum

Posted By on Mon, May 21, 2018 at 2:04 PM

San Antonio better be at its most productive now that we have yet another coffeehouse on Broadway. Open as of last Thursday across from the Witte Museum, Berry to Bean Coffee House features a menu of espresso drinks, juices and smoothies (though the shop was still blenderless as of...

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There's a Chance San Antonio Could Get a Waffle House

Posted By on Mon, May 21, 2018 at 1:37 PM

Following hundreds of tweets, Waffle House took to Twitter to let San Antonio fans know that a location could be coming to the Alamo City. According to the tweet, Waffle House headquarters has received hundreds of tweets from San Antonians that desperately want some waffles in their life....

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

The BarbacoApparel Crew On Where to Find The Best Barbacoa in San Antonio

Posted By on Thu, May 17, 2018 at 5:47 PM

For this episode of The Big Spoon Podcast, we're chatting with Richard Diaz and Matt Contreras of BarbacoApparel, the makers of "Bean & Cheese" T-shirts, fideo tote bags, crispy dog pins and more. Diaz and Contreras chat about what inspires them, where they find the best barbacoa in town...

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Texas Cocktails is an Easy Guide for Cocktail Lovers and Novices Alike

Posted By on Thu, May 17, 2018 at 4:13 PM

Cocktail historian David Wondrich once tried researching Texan cocktails and came up with very little. There was Commander Dick Dowling, who launched the Bank of Bacchus and a handful of cocktail names, but no drink measurements to speak of. So when Nico Martini — yes, that’s his real last...

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More Joe on Broadway with the Newly-Opened Fremonti Coffee Cart

Posted By on Thu, May 17, 2018 at 3:45 PM

Fremonti Coffee Cart is the latest coffee purveyor on Broadway as of Wednesday morning. The cart owned by graphic designer Robert Pecina and architect Daniel Rodriguez. The duo created Fremonti a little over a year ago as a way to combine their love of design and newfound knowledge of...

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Dining at Clementine, San Antonio's Most Exciting Restaurant

Posted By on Thu, May 17, 2018 at 11:30 AM

I’ll be brief: Clementine is the most exciting restaurant in San Antonio right now. I’m not trying to discount its peers in the realm of chill fine dining, but this small, 50-seat restaurant is reinvigorating the scene with new dishes, refreshing takes on standard fare and expert service. Opened...

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Sushi Express Opens New Location, Offers Free Miso Soup Through May

Posted By on Wed, May 16, 2018 at 12:55 PM

There's more sushi in San Antonio as of last week. Sushi Express, which opened a Stone Oak location in 2011, has now opened a second location at 12055 Vance Jackson Road, Suite 107. The new location will feature more of the same Japanese/Korean menu inside a 2,300-square-foot space. Through...

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San Antonio's Third LA Crawfish Will Open in Castle Hills This Fall

Posted By on Wed, May 16, 2018 at 12:26 PM

Less than a year after the opening of the second LA Crawfish location in San Antonio, the seafood/pho chain has announced plans for a third location. The Houston-based crawfish restaurant will build a stand-alone structure at 25 NE Loop 410 next to the shopping center's Jason's Deli. According to...

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Here's How to Score a Free Big Red Donut at the Barbacoa and Big Red Festival

Posted By on Wed, May 16, 2018 at 11:33 AM

As if you needed another reason to be hyped for the Barbacoa and Big Red Festival this Sunday, organizers of the puro SA fest have announced some pretty exciting news. The BBR fest is partnering with Krispy Kreme this year to offer two new Big Red-inspired snacks. Naturally, that means...

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