Saturday, March 16, 2019

Friday, March 15, 2019

Big Texas Brings Crawfish Festival to San Antonio This Month

Posted By on Fri, Mar 15, 2019 at 1:45 PM

You don't have to travel to the coast to enjoy crawfish season— Big Texas Fun is bringing their second annual crawfish festival to Retama Park in Selma for two weekends, March 23-24 and March 30-31. The festival will celebrate the reason for the season with 10,000 pounds of crawfish, with...

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Hello Kitty Food Truck Arrives in San Antonio Next Week

Posted By on Fri, Mar 15, 2019 at 1:38 PM

The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck — an all-pink mobile cafe that is the stuff of Sanrio dreams — will roll into San Antonio on Saturday, March 23, for a one-day event filled with sweets and kawaii accessories. The popular truck will set up shop at La Cantera, offering snacks including a...

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Downing ‘Em Downtown: Familiar Center San Antonio Drinking Spots Offering New Twists

Posted By on Fri, Mar 15, 2019 at 11:11 AM

Editor's Note: Nightlifer is a column focused on bars and late-night entertainment in the Alamo City. It’s easy to fall into a happy hour rut — you lose track of cocktail menus, pass on the places that you’ve visited more than a handful of times and stick to the...

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Don't Worry, Tucker's is Reopening Soon

Posted By on Thu, Mar 14, 2019 at 1:29 PM

Tucker's Kozy Korner hasn't posted much on social media, much less been open for business, lately. But there's no need to worry, the iconic East Side spot isn't going anywhere. Tucker's originally opened in 1948, and has since become a San Antonio institution, offering soulful music and equally soulful...

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Shotgun Coffee Roasters to Open New Shop in Southtown

Posted By on Thu, Mar 14, 2019 at 12:51 PM

It's been less than a year since Shotgun House Coffee Roasters opened on San Antonio's West Side, but the company is preparing to lift the curtain on a second retail storefront — this time, in Southtown — within the next 10 days. Shotgun House, co-owned by couple Jessica Callery and Eddie Laughlin, has...

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Bubbling Up: Southside Craft Soda Looks to Grow While Bottling San Antonio Culture

Posted By on Thu, Mar 14, 2019 at 12:22 PM

Southside Craft Soda Co. was developed by an unlikely team — a local brew master, an ad executive, an entrepreneur and an accountant — but together, this February, they bottled 700 cases of TexaCola, becoming the first locally owned and crafted soda to distribute in San Antonio in 50...

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Good Neighbor: Eastside Kitchenette Winning a Fan Base That Extends Beyond Its Government Hill Digs

Posted By on Wed, Mar 13, 2019 at 12:34 PM

It’s not easy for new restaurants to become part of the fabric of a neighborhood, but just weeks after its January opening, Eastside Kitchenette is on its way to making that happen. The restaurant, found in a historic home in the East Side’s Government Hill, is already building a...

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Masterchef Junior Contestants, Local Chefs Showcase Food with San Antonio Style

Posted By on Wed, Mar 13, 2019 at 12:03 PM

Expect to see and taste incredible dishes from renown local chefs and young culinary talents during the Chef 2 Chef event at the San Antonio Botanical Garden on March 17. The event will feature local chefs including Dave Terrazas of the San Antonio Botanical Garden, John Brand of Supper, Elizabeth...

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Cake Boss' Italian Chain Buddy V's Ristorante Suddenly Closes San Antonio Location

Posted By on Wed, Mar 13, 2019 at 10:22 AM

Buddy V's Ristorante, the Italian restaurant chain from Cake Boss star Buddy Valastro, has closed its San Antonio location about a year after its much-anticipated opening. Signage posted at the La Cantera restaurant on Tuesday let patrons know that the restaurant was "permanently closed for business." The location opened in...

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