Thursday, June 22, 2017

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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Where to find Kinder Eggs, Caviar and Pierogies all in One Place in SA

Posted By on Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 5:30 AM

Get ready to channel your inner babushka as you cross the threshold from South Texas into Eastern Europe at Sasha’s European Market. Like many markets and shops in the Medical Center, Sasha’s exemplifies San Antonio’s diverse selection of specialty international grocers and markets. When Sasha’s European Market first opened...

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Monday, June 19, 2017

Guy Fieri Spotted in San Antonio AKA Flavor Town

Posted By on Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 4:36 PM

It has been six years since Guy Fieri, host of Food Network's Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, made an appearance in San Antonio. The frosted-tipped-one is back for more. According to social media reports, the Mayor of Flavortown who previously visited The Cove, Tip Top Cafe, El Bohio, Moroccan Bites, Dough Pizzeria,...

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Enjoy Watermelon — The Boozy Way — With These 6 Drinks

Posted By on Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 11:45 AM

With summer right around the corner, grocery stores and raspa shops are starting to feature a favorite seasonal treat, the watermelon, a fruit so great, Luling, Texas dedicates four days' worth of festivities to it. The treat is not limited to just food outlets, bars are now starting to craft...

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Before Dorcol Takeover, A Makeover for Barman Cody Cruz

Posted By on Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 6:35 AM

Cody Cruz has a new gig. It’s one the now-experienced bartender has spent nearly 10 years working towards. “My first job ever was at The Cove at age 16,” says Cruz. At 18, he was reading Karen MacNeil’s “Wine Bible.” By age 19, he claims to have been a...

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