Friday, March 27, 2020

San Antonio Current Launches Searchable List of Local Restaurants Offering Takeout, Delivery and Curbside Pickup

Posted By on Fri, Mar 27, 2020 at 12:09 PM

San Antonians may be hunkered down in our homes right now, but it's a safe bet we haven't lost our appetite for outstanding local food. The Current's restaurant listings have always let you know where to find great dining options. Now, this week, we've rolled out a new feature...

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

San Antonio Restaurant La Gloria Offering Market Hours for Medical Professionals and First Responders

Posted By on Thu, Mar 26, 2020 at 3:33 PM

Mexican street food outpost La Gloria wants to help San Antonio medical professionals as they battle the pandemic. To that end, the eatery at the Pearl has added special shopping hours at its onsite market from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. exclusively for health care personnel and first responders. All they'll need to...

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San Antonio Botanical Garden Donating Veggies It Grows to Feed People During Coronavirus Crisis

Posted By on Thu, Mar 26, 2020 at 1:41 PM

Restaurants and the Food Bank aren't the only ones helping San Antonians stay fed during the coronavirus lockdown. The San Antonio Botanical Garden has repurposed the winter and early spring produce it grows on-site and donated it to communities with the help of the San Antonio Food Policy Council....

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San Antonio's The Pearl Launches New Website for Food Delivery Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted By on Thu, Mar 26, 2020 at 8:28 AM

Add the restaurants at The Pearl to the list of pickup and delivery options as San Antonio continues its shelter-in-place order. The near-downtown development has launched a new website, Pearl On The Go, to make it easier for diners to order meals, family packages and beer to go.  Initially,...

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Seeking Solace in a Tortilla: Say Town Tacos’ Menu May Not Be Big, But Its Flavors Offer the Comfort We Crave in Tough Times

Posted By on Wed, Mar 25, 2020 at 2:00 PM

In times of crisis, personal and pandemic, it’s only natural that people would seek some kind of comfort in familiar foods — the ones we grew up with or have come to love over the years. For many in San Antonio, that means tacos.While there may always be carne...

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Crew Member Confidential: A Texas Trader Joe's Employee Worries the Chain Isn't Taking Coronavirus Safety Seriously

Posted By on Tue, Mar 24, 2020 at 2:55 PM

Editor’s Note: As the coronavirus pandemic escalated into a national crisis, grocery stores have become unexpectedly risky places to work. A Texan Trader Joe’s employee, who requested anonymity for fear of retaliation, reached out to the Current to offer perspective on what it's like to work during this crisis...

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San Antonio Restaurants Transforming Into Grocery Stores During Coronavirus Outbreak

Posted By on Tue, Mar 24, 2020 at 11:30 AM

With shoppers struggling to find basics including eggs, milk and toilet paper during the coronavirus outbreak, some San Antonio restaurants have evolved into temporary grocery stores. Here's a rundown of local eateries and bars now offering groceries to residents. We'll continue to update as we learn about more. La...

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Thinking of Growing Your Own Food in the Coronavirus Crisis? San Antonio Urban Farmers Offer Tips

Posted By on Tue, Mar 24, 2020 at 9:56 AM

Amid the pandemic, gardening is transforming from a hobby into an way to fight food insecurity and build resilience. Local food justice leaders, growers and organizations are working to bring education, information and resources to San Antonio residents in the weeks ahead. Here's what three of them are doing to...

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South Side Grocery Store Accused of Price Gouging During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted By on Tue, Mar 24, 2020 at 8:32 AM

The San Antonio Police Department is investigating a grocery store on San Antonio's South Side for price-gouging, according to KSAT. In response to KSAT's tweet requesting reports of price-gouging, @reneedward79 tweeted a screenshot from Facebook that showed signs marking increased prices for milk, eggs and bottled water, as well...

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Monday, March 23, 2020

San Antonio Food Bank, Others Ask for Emergency Assistance During Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted By on Mon, Mar 23, 2020 at 1:58 PM

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, Feeding Texas — a 21-member statewide network of food banks — has reached out to the Texas Division of Emergency Management and FEMA for help with feeding the growing number of food-insecure households. “Last week we fed about 80,000 people, and we...

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