Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The Squeezebox Lines Up Cilantro, Mariachi and Cumbia-filled Anniversary Celebrations

Posted By on Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 12:34 PM

It's hard to believe it's been a full year since The Squeezebox opened its doors along the St. Mary's Strip. The bar quickly filled a Salute-sized hole in the heart of many San Antonians, and co-owners Ryan Dietrich, Osvaldo Ordonez, Julio Lopez and Aaron Peña along with Danny Delgado (Hi-Tones,...

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Pizza, Pie, Moonshine and Lots of Wine: Reasons To Take a Day Trip to Comfort this Summer

Posted By on Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 7:21 AM

No stranger to things odd and outsized, Texas has its fair share of plainly weird place names. Gun Barrel or Cut and Shoot, anyone? But as if to balance out bizarre bergs such as Loco and Ding Dong, there is also a cohort of feel-good monikers: Sunrise, Rainbow, Sweet...

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Meet Southtown’s Frida Kahlo-Inspired Eatery, Casa Azul de Andrea

Posted By on Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 7:00 AM

This story was originally published on our sister site, Out in SA. I have a confession to make, y’all. When I was finishing my undergraduate degree, I was offered an amazing opportunity for a full partnership in a little restaurant — total creative control and no financial investment necessary,...

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The Wolfpack Brings Together LGBTQ Women Across Texas

Posted By on Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 6:20 AM

Lesbian bars have been shuttering across the nation, including in Austin. But the liberal mecca has no lack of LGBTQ women. Michelle Solorzano Daly, a Purple Heart Army veteran, and her partner, event planner Kelly West, saw an opportunity to provide a home base for the community. Three-and-a-half years...

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The Ultimate Sugar High Now Exists in SA

Posted By on Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 10:42 AM

The word moderation has no meaning inside Bubble Waffle Bar. They opened their doors with Hong Kong waffle sandwiches, ice cream tacos and HK waffles filled with ice cream, all manners of toppings, syrups, fruit bits and what nots. So, it makes sense for them to have duplicated a...

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Bistro Vatel Is Taking On Week Day Pop-Up Lunch at Bite

Posted By on Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 5:33 AM

The Watels are having you over for lunch. After serving their last buttery plate of escargot over Father's Day weekend, the Bistro Vatel staff won't be out of commission for much longer. Legal issues between the landlord and tenants forced the French restaurant to leave its home of nearly...

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Monday, June 26, 2017

Steel City Pops Sets Opening Date

Posted By on Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 1:56 PM

There will be another way to cool down this summer with the grand opening of Steel City Pops this Thursday at noon. The first location in San Antonio will serve as a hub for more locations to come as it sits on approximately 3,600 square feet of production, office and...

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Burger Boy Is Now Open on Sunday

Posted By on Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 11:34 AM

Burger Boy, which changed ownership earlier this year, is now open on Sunday. Announced via Facebook this past Sunday morning, the new hours mean diners can now enjoy a Bate's Special with cheese, and their expanded varieties of milkshakes seven days a week. Burger Boy's hours will now run...

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Hoppy Hour at SA's Hoppy Monk Lets You Sample the Menu on a Budget

Posted By on Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 5:45 AM

On the Northside off of loop 1604, there is a bar that is sporting one of the largest tap walls in San Antonio. The Hoppy Monk, which started in El Paso, opened a second location in SA town about three years ago. The spot features over 50 beers on...

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Friday, June 23, 2017

We Tried the Plant-Based Impossible Burger, Now Available At Hopdoddy Burger Bar

Posted By on Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 4:45 PM

A vegan burger patty, a product of an astutely marketed startup, and it just so happens to bleed... That's the abridged story of The Impossible Burger by Impossible Foods, a startup that launched in 2011 with one goal in mind: answering “Why does meat taste like meat?” and reengineering the...

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