Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Puffy Tacos and Borscht Are on the Menu at this New San Antonio Restaurant

Posted By on Tue, Sep 18, 2018 at 5:00 PM

American, Mexican and yes, even Eastern-European fare is now found inside the former Cha-Cha's Mexican Restaurant, which closed in 2017. Now billed the Oky Doky Restaurant & Bar, the space will serve appetizers such as Southwest salads next to loaded fries next to chicken wings and a Russian salad...

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No Unicorns (or Other Animals) Died in the Making of This Colorful Sushi

Posted By on Tue, Sep 18, 2018 at 4:04 PM

Grab-and-go meals are becoming a big part of Hip Peaz Vegan Eats business plan. After ceasing hot specials at Munch On and Beyond, the vegan business is spreading their wings (and more specifically their KSOGOOD) to other parts of San Antonio and Austin. And one of the lunch items...

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Ramen Bar Hosts Benefit for Employee Hurt in Hit-and-run

Posted By on Mon, Sep 17, 2018 at 3:27 PM

The night before Ramen Bar at Cherrity Bar's grand opening celebration, one of its employees was injured in a hit-and-run. Samantha Flores, was struck by a vehicle while riding her bicycle home near 410 and Nacogdoches Road. Though Flores' prognosis is better than in the immediate days following the...

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Chela's Tacos' Second Location Is Now Open on the St. Mary's Strip

Posted By on Mon, Sep 17, 2018 at 11:04 AM

The little food truck that could is no more. Nowadays, Chela's Tacos has opened a second brick-and-mortar location inside the former Joseph's Bakery. The space will eventually feature a bar, but for now, Chela's Tacos No. 2 features the same menu as its predecessor in a larger dining area....

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Friday, September 14, 2018

The Big Spoon Chats with the Owners of Meadow

Posted By on Fri, Sep 14, 2018 at 4:57 PM

After meeting inside Jason Dady's BIN 555 nearly eight years ago, PJ Edwards and now-wife Lindsey Milligan Edwards return to the spot that started it all with their own restaurant. The pair sit down to chat about what guests can expect from Meadow Neighborhood Eatery & Bar when it...

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Artisan on Alamo Distillery Adds Bourbon to Lineup

Posted By on Fri, Sep 14, 2018 at 4:40 PM

There's a new bourbon in town. Nick Spink, who opened Artisan on Alamo Distillery on 8th St. in 2016, is now dabbling in darker spirits. Spink opened with Spike Vodka, made using cactus paddles, and has added Texas Pride Vodka, an award-winning corn-based vodka, and Chupacabra Juice Moonshine, an ultra-smooth...

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Smackerel Pop-Up Promises Ever-Changing Menu Across San Antonio Bars

Posted By on Fri, Sep 14, 2018 at 4:14 PM

Named after bottomless bear and honey fan, Winnie the Pooh, Smackerel is one of the latest pop-ups to make a splash in the food scene and San Antonians can get a taste for each new menu at an area bar. Launched by Keenen Hendricks, Smackerel, has been hosting pop-ups...

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Southerleigh's Oyster Bar Is Now Open

Posted By on Fri, Sep 14, 2018 at 11:18 AM

If you've been waiting outside of Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery for the past several months, hoping construction would finally end on its outdoor walk-up oyster bar (much like we have), then you're in luck. The Pearl Park-facing addition is hosting its soft opening today during normal operating hours,...

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Tex-Pats Can Get Their Fill of "Hoodrat Snacks" with Puro Subscription Box

Posted By on Thu, Sep 13, 2018 at 12:13 PM

We all have that crazy primo or prima that went off to college or was stationed in some Godforsaken state and doesn't have access to the staples: Hot Cheetos with Ricos cheese, elote en vaso, micheladas. There's a new service that can help you send puro care packages to...

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Summer Moon Coffee Bar Adding Second San Antonio Location

Posted By on Thu, Sep 13, 2018 at 11:53 AM

Alamo Ranch is getting caffeinated by Summer Moon Coffee Bar starting Wednesday, September 19. The new location will open at 11831 Culebra Road, Suite 106, and join the first Summer Moon that opened on St. Mary's Street in 2016. The coffee shops are part of the Austin-based coffee, roaster...

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