Restaurant Reviews

Italian eateries Arrosta and Allora are markedly different, but both have their charms

Pete Selig recruited Chefs Chris Carlson and Robbie Nowlin to run Arrosta and Allora, respectively.

By Ron Bechtol

Earlier this year, restaurateur Pete Selig enlivened the ground floors of two new Pearl-adjacent buildings with a pair of Italian-adjacent restaurants, recruiting familiar local chefs to oversee each. Arrosta, the more casual of two eateries, is housed in the squattier of the structures and helmed by Chris Carlson, most recently of Selig's Maverick Texas Bistro...

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Boozy moments from San Antonio restaurant Dashi Sichuan Kitchen's first-ever Daq-Off competition

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By San Antonio Current Staff

Boozy moments from San Antonio restaurant Dashi Sichuan Kitchen's first-ever Daq-Off competition
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By San Antonio Current Staff

El Camino
1009 Avenue B,
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Photo via Instagram / elcaminosa
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27 San Antonio restaurants and bars with spacious outdoor patios

Sure, sweltering Texas summers can be a drag, but when you're gathering with friends for great food and drinks, the afternoons tend…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Chicken N Pickle
5215 UTSA Boulevard, (210) 874-2120,
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Photo via Instagram / 
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Essential San Antonio sushi restaurants for Japanese-inspired dining

San Antonio may be best known for homegrown specialties like Tex-Mex and barbecue, but that doesn't mean we shy away from celebrating…

By San Antonio Current Staff

11075 W I-10 Suite 200, San Antonio, TX 78230, (210)455-0299,
Corpus Christi-based sushi restaurant Umiya has opened its first San Antonio location, serving all-you-can eat soups, salads, hibachi and sushi. The new eatery, which also includes a full bar, has taken over the far Northwest San Antonio space that formerly housed Drew Brees' Walk-On's Sports Bistreaux, 11075 Interstate 10 West, Suite 200. 
Photo via Facebook / Umiya Sushi Seafood & Bar
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