Friday, June 23, 2017

Sunday's Paper Tiger Bash Will Feature a Southerleigh Tap Takeover and Feast by Pinch Boil House

Posted By on Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 3:06 PM

There are several reasons to spend this Sunday Funday at Paper Tiger. For starters, the venue is bringing in Louisiana's Rebirth Brass Band, a Grammy-winning group formed in early 80s New Orleans that was featured in HBO's post-Katrina Treme, and knows how to get the party started. Tickets to...

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Esperanza Peace and Justice Center Welcomes "Decolonize Your Diet" Authors

Posted By on Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 5:30 AM

Without being too cliche, try not to judge "Decolonize Your Diet" by its cover. Though the in-your-face title might be a turn-off for readers and cooks unfamiliar with indigenous fare, this expertly written cookbook could one day help heal the masses. The paperback cookbook published by Arsenal Pulp Press...

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

The County Line Is Celebrating 1 Million Pounds of Donations to the SA Food Bank

Posted By on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 2:01 PM

The County Line Bar-B-Q has contributed one million pounds of food to the San Antonio Food Bank since 2001 though its "Live Music Series at The County Line." To celebrate the monumental donation total, the San Antonio Food Bank will award the restaurant with a banner for its accomplishment tonight...

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Restaurant Gwendolyn Announces Barbecue Kitchen Takeover

Posted By on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 11:05 AM

The head chef of Davila's BBQ will take part in a kitchen takeover at Restaurant Gwendolyn, serving up specialty barbecue on June 29 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Chef Adrian Davila will bring barbecue to Victorian-inspired Restaurant Gwendolyn for the first time. Davila is planning a five-course dinner that...

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Eat Your Way Through Fast Eddie's Hot Dog Eating Contest

Posted By on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 10:34 AM

For those that can put away a hot dog (or four) this Fourth of July, you may want to consider heading over to Fast Eddie's Billiards for their Independence Day Hot Dog Eating Competition on July 3. A $5 entry fee is all it takes to sign up for...

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Celebrate Mai Tai Day at Landry's with Boozy Combo

Posted By on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 10:14 AM

Time to clink your glass in celebration of National Mai Tai day. Landry's Seafood House is going to help you do just that while paying homage to the rum-filled early tiki drink. On June 30, Landry's is offering a one night only mai tai and coconut shrimp combo for...

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Cool Down with Mini Raspas at Hi-Tones During Happy Hour

Posted By on Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 11:54 AM

Leave it to a Strip OG to add one of the most puro items to its menu. Happy hour at Hi-Tones got a lot cooler this week with the addition of raspas created by the staff and posted to social by bartender/DJ Natasha Riffle. Available Sunday through Thursday between...

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Inside Boxcar, Ming’s Noodle Bar Adds Life to The Yard

Posted By on Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 7:00 AM

When Ming’s Noodle Bar opened in mid-December, the small shop was taking a gamble on whether diners would latch on to this market staple. The Yard on McCullough has seen plenty of businesses come and go, and the longstanding Thirsty Camel doesn’t really scream foodie haven. But six months...

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

How to Booze Up Your Ice Pops for Summer

Posted By on Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 6:15 AM

As I write my annual “How to sneak booze into a childhood treat” piece, the heat index is climbing to a blazing 100. But after discovering a frosé slush pop deep in the heart of Pinterest, I needed to give the plastic sleeves used for said treats a try. Found...

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NOLA Brunch & Beignet Will Now Open Sundays

Posted By on Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 5:34 AM

The brunch gods smiled on San Antonio with news of NOLA Brunch & Beignet finally opening their doors on Sundays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. starting June 25. The New Orleans-inspired eatery opened this March with a Tuesday through Saturday BYOB brunch menu as prepared by chef-owner Pieter...

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