Friday, February 22, 2019

San Antonio's Board Couple Creates Cheese Board with Style for Speaker Pelosi

Posted By on Fri, Feb 22, 2019 at 10:20 AM

The Board Couple, run by real-life local couple Bryan Gonzalez and Monica Nino, served custom grazing boards — filled with cheese and charcuterie — for a Thursday night event with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in Washington D.C. The company, which pairs specialty foods including cheese, cured meats, fruits, nuts and...

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Dorćol's Mardi Paws Event to Bring Cocktails, Crawfish Together with Proceeds Going to ADL

Posted By on Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 4:08 PM

Four-legged friends (and their owners) are invited to celebrate Mardi Paws with NOLA-style bites and drinks, live music and an absurdly cute pet parade on Saturday, Feb. 23. Attendees can sip cocktails from Dorćol Distilling + Brewing Co., enjoy a legit crawfish boil from the Cookhouse, beignets by the Beignet Stand and milkshakes...

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Inaugural Black Restaurant Week San Antonio Spotlighting Black-owned Food Spots

Posted By on Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 2:38 PM

In San Antonio, where the black community makes up 7% of the total population, Black-owned restaurants, food trucks and businesses are often overlooked for their contributions to the city’s food culture. The inaugural Black Restaurant Week San Antonio (BRWSA), Feb. 24- March 3, 2019, will highlight great food events...

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Torchy's Tacos Teases Third San Antonio Location

Posted By on Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 12:43 PM

Torchy's Tacos, the Austin-based postmodern taqueria, is apparently growing their network of San Antonio locations. The Express-News reports that paperwork has been filed on a location in Sonterra (18210 Sonterra Place, to be specific) with August 1 targeted as the completion date for construction. Dates can be impressionistic this...

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Is Texas Wine Any Good Yet? Millennials Could Help the Push

Posted By on Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 12:12 PM

Assume that there are no unbreakably, unified categories of good wine and bad wine. Assume palate is subjective. Assume that being a really good sommelier is more art than science. If you go along that far, then perhaps you can be convinced that the fickle predilections of millennials might...

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Second Volare Pizza Location Now Open Inside Former Olmos Pharmacy

Posted By on Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 10:44 AM

The good news is that the neon sign remains in place, signaling back to the history of the Olmos Pharmacy, which had done business since 1938. Volare has opened their doors for business in the old soda fountain. It is the pizzeria's second location, and owners Pilar De La...

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Has Southern Food Colonized San Antonio or Vice Versa?

Posted By on Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 9:58 AM

Draw a vertical line down the center of Texas. If east Texas is the South and west Texas is the Southwest, where do you plot San Antonio?  To make the calculation into a cultural one, the indicators could be diehard Mardi Gras celebrants measured against the number of ranchers...

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

The Good Kind Opening Southtown Location This Weekend

Posted By on Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 1:53 PM

The Good Kind will open its second location in Southtown on Saturday, February 23. The Southtown menu features savory breakfast options and wholesome pastries as well as grab-and-go items like sandwiches, smoothies, salads and even indulgent dishes like mac and cheese, which range between $4 and $11. Expect to...

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Chef Johnny Hernandez Hosting Third Annual Michelada Mania Next Month

Posted By on Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 1:09 PM

Michelada lovers may want to save the date for Michelada Mania, an annual tradition headed by San Antonio's own chef Johnny Hernandez. Michelada Mania will return for a third year at La Gloria's Dominion location on Sunday, March 10, from 1-5 p.m. Guests 21 and over can snag a...

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Where to Get Boozy in San Antonio on National Margarita Day

Posted By on Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 10:30 AM

People invent food-based holidays all the time. Seriously, it seems like National Donut Day happens every other week. But National Margarita Day, Friday, February 22, seems especially relevant in San Antonio. So, here are a few local spots offering marg specials to celebrate. Q Bar at Hyatt Regency San...

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