Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Munchies Warns Readers to Eat Mangonadas Before They Go 'Mainstream'

Posted By on Wed, Aug 15, 2018 at 12:39 PM

In we-need-more-Latinx-voices-in-media news, Munchies (the food arm of Vice) published an article hailing mangonadas as the treats everyone should be eating right now, and we gotta know: where have you been, fam? The article goes on to share the story of a successful snack shop (much like the ones...

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Owner Eddie Laughlin Shares the Evolution of Shotgun House Roasters

Posted By on Wed, Aug 15, 2018 at 12:13 PM

Coffeeshops in San Antonio are numbering in the thirties these days, because, well, the city loves its caffeine. One of the latest shops to open on the city's West Side, Shotgun House Roasters, is just 4 months old, but already drawing fans from across San Antonio to sample their...

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Bacon Bacchanal Will Double as URBAN-15 Fundraiser

Posted By on Wed, Aug 15, 2018 at 11:44 AM

Bacon will be the star of the show at URBAN-15's latest fundraiser on Saturday, August 18 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Big Hops at the Bridge. Local chefs will feature bacon dishes at $5 a pop to benefit the group's community-based arts mission. Featured chefs whipping up bacon-inspired...

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This September, San Antonio’s First Urban Night Market Returns to Where It’s Most Needed

Posted By on Wed, Aug 15, 2018 at 10:30 AM

Editor's Note: The following is The Big Spoon, an opinion column on San Antonio's food and drink scene. Night markets hold a long tradition in Asia. But around these parts, the concept of strolling among vendors and chowing down on international cuisine came along as recently as 2015. It...

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Texas Brisket Named One of the Best Food Experiences in the World

Posted By on Tue, Aug 14, 2018 at 3:35 PM

Austin's beef brisket was ranked as the fourth best food experience in the world in Lonely Planet's "Ultimate Eats: The World's Top 500 Food Experiences... Ranked." To rank the tastiest food, Lonely Planet asked hundreds of contributors and food lovers from around the world to submit their ultimate food...

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The Modernist Adds Tiki Trailer Thursdays to Lineup

Posted By on Tue, Aug 14, 2018 at 3:20 PM

The patio at The Modernist keeps with the interior's 1960s vibe, and as such, the trailer bar is dipping into tiki territory these days. Though the trailer-turned-bar was launched earlier this May, the tiki vibes are coming via bartender David Naylor (formerly with Paramour and Park Social before then)....

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Alamo Drafthouse Bringing Themed Feast for Special Crazy Rich Asians Screenings

Posted By on Tue, Aug 14, 2018 at 12:38 PM

There's a lot hanging in the balance as Crazy Rich Asians hits theaters this Wednesday, August 15. The first contemporary movie featuring an all-Asian cast in 25 years, CRA is based on the 2013 book by Kevin Kwan and follows the tres chic lives of the über rich families...

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Cocktail of the Week: Hotel Emma's Coffee-Infused Gin and Tonic

Posted By on Mon, Aug 13, 2018 at 12:08 PM

Since the beginning of the summer the Historic Pearl Brewery has been the host to the Olé, a celebration of the Tricentennial in San Antonio that showcases the art, history, culture and food from Spain. This means Tapas Tuesday, Spanish art shows, cooking demos using conservas and olive oil,...

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Margarita Throwdown Pits Chef Johnny Hernandez's Restaurants Against Each Other

Posted By on Thu, Aug 9, 2018 at 5:48 PM

Chef Johnny Hernandez is hosting his second annual Margarita Throwdown at his prized La Gloria at the Dominion later this month. After realizing he needed to update his menu, Hernandez challenged five of his restaurants to create the tastiest margarita, said La Gloria representative Francisco Venegas. The Fruteria, Burgerteca,...

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Hemisfair Park Is Looking for More Tenants

Posted By on Thu, Aug 9, 2018 at 1:01 PM

Hemisfair Park is still growing (as evidenced by the construction zones), and the organizing body is seeking two new tenants. A Request for Interest was issued earlier this week, for two properties identified as State Archeological Landmarks: the upstairs of Schultze House and a portion of Pereida House. Per a release,...

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