Maddy McMurphy's, Texas Kosher BBQ Championship: San Antonio's biggest food stories of the week

An FDA alert for canned Spam sold at H-E-B was also one of the week's top stories.

click to enlarge Maddy McMurphy patrons celebrate St. Patrick's day. - Facebook / Maddy McMurphy's Irish Sports Bar
Facebook / Maddy McMurphy's Irish Sports Bar
Maddy McMurphy patrons celebrate St. Patrick's day.
This week's most-read Current food story centered on the closure of Maddy McMurphy's Irish Sports Bar, a downtown spot owned by the operator of nearby Mad Dogs British Pub.

Also making top food news was the announcement of this year's Texas Kosher BBQ Championship — which will be dedicated to late journalist Chuck Blount — and an FDA alert issued for Spam sold at H-E-B stores, which officials said "may not have been adequately processed to reach commercial sterility."

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