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Thursday, April 9, 2020

Iconic San Antonio Eatery Earl Abel's Donates Meals to Frontline Workers

Posted By on Thu, Apr 9, 2020 at 12:57 PM

After feeding San Antonians for nearly nine decades, Earl Abel’s is now feeding the front line. So far, the beloved Alamo City staple has delivered box dinners to three local hospitals, and plans to expand its reach to fire stations starting next Monday. R.E.A.C.H., which stands for Ready Earl...

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Food Drive at Central Catholic High School Brings in Huge Donations

Posted By on Thu, Apr 9, 2020 at 11:29 AM

Between the economic hardship brought on by the pandemic and shortages on grocery shelves, it's been difficult for San Antonio families to get essential items they need. On Wednesday night, Catholic Charities teamed with Central Catholic High School students and adult volunteers to help address that dilemma and provide relief. In...

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Raiding the Quarantine Pantry: San Antonio Chefs Share Easy Food and Drink Recipes to Whip Up at Home

Posted By on Thu, Apr 9, 2020 at 11:00 AM

We’re not going anywhere for a while, but that’s no reason to settle for the sad boxed meals you panic-bought last week. We reached out to four top San Antonio chefs and bartenders and asked them to supply creative recipes using simple kitchen staples. The rule many that are already...

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

San Antonio Grocer H-E-B and Favor Double Delivery Area to Serve More Texas Seniors

Posted By on Wed, Apr 8, 2020 at 3:22 PM

San Antonio-based H-E-B and its delivery unit Favor have rolled out service to 75 new Texas markets within a week and expanded delivery areas in existing markets — all to better get groceries to seniors during the pandemic. For a little context, Austin's Favor has steadily grown since the grocery...

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Culinaria Steps Up to Help Local Hospitality Workers Affected by the Pandemic

Posted By on Tue, Apr 7, 2020 at 2:19 PM

Turns out, Culinaria is about more than just Restaurant Week. After pivoting its March marquee event into the ongoing Restaurant Week To Go, the organization has also launched three tiers of aid for local hospitality workers who lost jobs during the pandemic. “This is definitely an unprecedented time for us...

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Texas Hill Country Winery Sends Free Bottles of Vino to Frontline Workers During the Pandemic

Posted By on Tue, Apr 7, 2020 at 10:59 AM

A Texas Hill Country winery is trying to make things a little bit easier for people on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic. Signor Vineyards of Fredericksburg is sending free bottles of its wine to frontline employees around the U.S., from the general manager of an H-E-B grocery...

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Friday, April 3, 2020

Twang Releases First-Ever Pickle Beer Salt to Add to Your Home Bar Stash

Posted By on Fri, Apr 3, 2020 at 9:23 AM

There's something about warmer South Texas weather that beckons for a salty rim on a cold beverage. But with bars closed, the thirsty are dependent on home bar stashes to create that sweet-and-sour kick to a frozen margarita or tangy michelada. Beer salt masterminds Twang have got you —...

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

H-E-B Exec Tells People Not to Bring Whole Family to Store Because Some Texans Still Don't Get Social Distancing

Posted By on Thu, Apr 2, 2020 at 2:58 PM

For all the doom and gloom on the news right now, a lot of Texans sure don't seem to understand the point of social distancing. First, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg had to scold the city for crowding the parks under the current shelter-in-place order. Now, H-E-B President Scott...

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H-E-B Now Selling Full Meals From Local Restaurants in Response to Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted By on Thu, Apr 2, 2020 at 9:15 AM

Those looking to support local restaurants through this tough time now have another option beyond takeout and delivery: browsing the refrigerator case at H-E-B. The San Antonio-based grocer launched a pilot program to get restaurant-prepared meals onto its stores during the COVID-19 crisis, reports. Jewish deli Max &...

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

The Takeaway: Pitmaster Mike Gutierrez of Ay Que Rico Talks Brisket, Barbecues and Life After COVID-19

Posted By on Wed, Apr 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM

Name: Mike Gutierrez Job/Title: Co-owner and pitmaster of Ay Que Rico food truck Birthplace: San Antonio Years in food service: Nine Little-known fact: Ay Que Rico sponsors a local boxer who does a Thanksgiving food drive each year. Money quote: “I think the key to smoking is being...

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