Thursday, November 15, 2018

Thankful for Libations: What We’re Pairing This Thanksgiving

Posted By on Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 3:45 PM

In order to best pair beers for Thanksgiving, we rustled up an early-November Friendsgiving meal and rolled out some (mostly) Lone Star offerings. With temperatures hovering about 65 degrees on a recent weeknight, lighter, crisper, fruitier beers were in order to the balance hearty, fatty, carby Thanksgiving feast. Real...

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Whataburger Sells Out of Christmas Sweaters, But More Are On the Way

Posted By on Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 1:43 PM

If you didn't grab a Christmas sweater from Whataburger, don't fret. The Texas-based burger chain announced that more sweaters will be available soon. With the holiday season in full swing, Whataburger recently revealed a unisex Christmas sweater on its website. And because this is Texas and everyone is obsessed...

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Get Ready, Y'all: Brunch at Battalion Starts This Sunday

Posted By on Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 1:40 PM

Brunch will forever be hot in San Antonio. And the restaurant group behind one of the city's most-bumpin' brunches is doing it again. As announced on Facebook, Battalion, sister restaurant to Feast, Playland and Rebelle, will start brunch service on Sunday, November 18 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Brunch items...

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New Coffee & Cordials Event Coming to Hemisfair Next Month

Posted By on Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 1:37 PM

Hemisfair will be the home of a new event with the first-ever Coffee & Cordials Festival on Saturday, December 8. Put on by Injoy events, the event will benefit the Hemisfair Conservancy and feature a a coffee stage with local roasters. Caferros will be the featured coffee, with eight...

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Thanksgiving Recipes That Anyone Can Pull Off

Posted By on Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 12:34 PM

Sometimes you need great recipes to serve as buffers to hard conversations. Or maybe you just need a few show-stopping dishes that’ll make it seem like you toiled over the stove for hours in advance of Thanksgiving. Any of these should do the trick. All recipes from Apple loaf...

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

New Lebanese Restaurant Near Quarry Market Hosting Grand Opening

Posted By on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 3:35 PM

Matinee Cafe, which serves a blend of Italian, American and Lebanese fair, will host a grand opening for its second location which opened earlier this October. The modern, cinema-themed property sit inside the former Cafe Dijon, is the second location for owners Trey and Debbi Brooks. The first Matinee Cafe can...

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Lonesome Rose Opens This Weekend Inside Former Phantom Room

Posted By on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 3:30 PM

Get your dancin' boots, San Antonio. Or you know, at least one of those shirts with the pearl snaps for the opening weekend of The Lonesome Rose Honky Tonk & Backyard, the latest bar to open on the St. Mary's Strip. The country outpost opened by Andrea Vince, Joey Cano,...

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San Antonio Restaurant Announces Upcoming Food Network Feature

Posted By on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 1:19 PM

Not long after Wrigleyville Grill announced it would be featured on Food Network's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, another local eatery has teased out its upcoming TV debut. Fat Tummy Empanadas, an Argentinean eatery with both a food truck and brick-and-mortar location, announced on social media that the restaurant will...

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Eater Names San Antonio's 2M Smokehouse As One of the Best Restaurants in the Country

Posted By on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 1:15 PM

While 2M Smokehouse is a favorite among locals, the East Side eatery has also grabbed the attention of national foodies. Eater Restaurant Editor Bill Addison included San Antonio's own 2M on his recent roundup of up the 38 best restaurants in the country. In. The. Country. The finished list came after...

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The Big Spoon: How to Have Those Hard Conversations This Thanksgiving

Posted By on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 11:22 AM

Editor's Note: The following is The Big Spoon, an opinion column on San Antonio's food and drink scene. My family dynamic is different. We’re a huge family, but half of us are in Mexico and the rest are sprinkled throughout the U.S. in Texas, Illinois, North Carolina and Florida....

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