Wednesday, October 10, 2018

La Gran Tamalada Returns to Market Square This December

Posted By on Wed, Oct 10, 2018 at 4:39 PM

Back for an 11th year in a row, La Gran Tamalada is once again throwing the biggest tamal-making party at Historic Market Square. Put on by Guadalupe Cultural Arts (where the event was held for nine years) and La Familia Cortez, La Gran Tamalada is part education, part conservation...

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Crossroads Kitchen, Though Now Closed, Will Live On in Cookbook Form

Posted By on Wed, Oct 10, 2018 at 11:44 AM

Editor's Note: The following is The Big Spoon, an opinion column on San Antonio's food and drink scene. It’s a simple enough booklet. A folded tan cardstock holds together five 8.5 by 11-inch pieces of copy paper, bound by three staples. This is the Crossroads zine. It might not...

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

A Bill Miller Bar-B-Q Classic Is Making Another Comeback – For Now

Posted By on Tue, Oct 9, 2018 at 4:07 PM

In 2017, Bill Miller Bar-B-Q brought back five classic offerings from the dead to coincide with the release of the second season of Stranger Things. Well, the Upside Down won't be returning to Netflix any time yet (the third season is slated for a July 2019 release), but Bill...

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Founder of Popular South San Antonio Restaurant Has Passed Away

Posted By on Tue, Oct 9, 2018 at 11:55 AM

Raymond Jones, who opened the Bud Jones Restaurant on the city's South Side, passed away on Sunday, October 7. The news was shared on the restaurant's Facebook page with details on Jones' funeral services. So many restaurants, so little time. Find out the latest San Antonio dining news...

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Monday, October 8, 2018

San Antonio Burger Shop Adds Halloween Specials Complete with Radioactive Queso

Posted By on Mon, Oct 8, 2018 at 12:29 PM

Pumpkin spice has thankfully not crossed over into savory territory, but one San Antonio burger shop is still having fun with a Halloween special. Hawx Burger Bar unveiled the Frankenstein Burger, which includes half a pound of Angus Chuck beef, bacon, fried egg, chipotle coleslaw, and jalapeño cheddar smoked...

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ICYMI: San Antonio Has a New Crepe Shop

Posted By on Mon, Oct 8, 2018 at 11:58 AM

A second crepe shop has opened in San Antonio and it brought with it three chocolate fountains. Opened by Baha'a Al Mohtasib, a native of Jordan who fell in love with crepes during a visit to France, Crepeccino will open from noon to midnight during its first week. The...

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Friday, October 5, 2018

This San Antonio YouTuber Wrote a Rap Song About Whataburger's A1 Thick & Hearty Comeback

Posted By on Fri, Oct 5, 2018 at 11:57 AM

Whataburger excited fans earlier this week when they brought back their prized A1 Thick & Hearty burger, and one local foodie went all out to celebrate the menu reinstatement. El Paso transplant Aaron Sanchez, who shares fast-food reviews on his Full Nelson Eats A Lot YouTube channel, made the A1...

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Cocktail of the Week: Still Golden’s Dr. Robert Ford

Posted By on Fri, Oct 5, 2018 at 10:54 AM

In South Texas, there’s no better time to enjoy a drink outdoors than in early fall. One of the top spots to grab a patio libation is Still Golden Social House. The bar, which opened early this year to replace the beloved Stay Golden that was just a couple...

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

Tower of the Americas Celebrates First-Ever Beer Festival

Posted By on Thu, Oct 4, 2018 at 4:32 PM

More than 70 beers will be poured at the first-ever Beer Fest at the base of the Tower of the Americas this Saturday, October 6 from 2 to 5 p.m. The day will feature 24 breweries pouring their fall selections such as Oktoberfests, pumpkin ales, IPAs, and wheat beers. Activities...

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Seguin's Seventh Annual Mead Fest Gets Even Sweeter

Posted By on Thu, Oct 4, 2018 at 3:30 PM

If you're over IPAs and porters bore you, you may want to dabble in mead. And you'll have a chance to do as much at the seventh annual Texas Mead Fest on Saturday, October 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Held yearly in Seguin's Town Square, the Texas...

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