This Week in San Antonio Food News: Seafood Specials for Lent, Spicy Burgers and James Beard Award Nominations

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Kody Melton
The James Beard Foundation announced its 2020 list of semifinalists, putting three San Antonio chefs in the running for the coveted "Best Chef" award.

Whether you’re going meat-free for 40 days or you’re looking for new lunch options, you’ll find plenty of Lent-friendly restaurant specials in San Antonio.

Mexican comedian Chaparro Chuacheneger publicly declared his love for Tacos La Norteñita, a San Antonio truck with Monterrey-style tacos.

A new wildlife-themed Starbucks will open to locals and visitors at the San Antonio Zoo.

Food reviewer Ron Bechtol recently revisited The Cookhouse to dish on its updated menu and NOLA-inspired classics.

Chef James Canter has launched his newest food concept — with creative mezze bowls, smoked meats and stuffed gyros — at the Pearl farmers market.

Explore the city, one spicy burger at a time. Get these hot $5 and $8 meal deals during San Antonio Burger Week before it ends March 1.

After closing for renovations, Bar America has reopened to Southtown San Antonio with new seating and lighting.

The iconic Hello Kitty Café Truck is rolling into San Antonio next month with super kawaii treats, drinks and accessories.

The Baked Bear is celebrating San Antonio customers with free ice cream scoops and ice cream sandwich deals on Saturday.

So many restaurants, so little time. Find out the latest San Antonio dining news with our Flavor Friday Newsletter.