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New Coffee Trailer in Town, Culinaria’s Boozy Farm Drink Series and More 

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The Broadway corridor welcomed yet another coffee shop with the addition of Mila Coffee Specialty Brews. The trailer posts up across Appler Street from an Enterprise Rent-A-Car with a full espresso menu, using Rival Bros. Coffee from Philadelphia and pastries from Sol y Luna Bakery. Owned by Marco Cardel, the coffee truck is named after his daughter Mila and features a tasty house-made Mexican vanilla syrup, which took my latte to another level. Find the truck at 2202 Broadway Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.

This February, Culinaria announced the launch of The Farm — a place for food professionals, farmers, volunteers and sponsors to further food education in San Antonio — coming this fall. To help build awareness for The Farm's mission, Culinaria will host a Farm Drink Series in bars across town with a portion of the proceeds going directly to The Farm. The happy hour series will announce locations weekly, so follow Culinaria on social media for more details.

My City Crawl, a hosted bar crawl launched in January 2016 by Mario Ochoa of Sammis & Ochoa, is adding a Southtown crawl to its roster. Held every Friday and Saturday, the crawls lead participants through a three-hour tour that includes complimentary drinks, discounts, souvenir shot glasses and more. At $35, the Southtown crawl includes stops at Francis Bogside (can we make Frankie Bogs happen?), The Friendly Spot and Azuca Nuevo Latino.

Fans of Folc (226 E. Olmos Drive, 210-822-0100) can rest assured that the pea toast isn't going anywhere, but should also look forward to new menus for dinner, dessert, brunch and wine selections. Dinner offerings now include a wild mushroom tart with marsala cream and flowers, along with a cheese plate, hot fried Cornish hen, and glazed spare ribs, while dessert options have grown to include a brûléed Dutch baby with cardamom ice cream, mint and citrus along with biscuit pudding with vanilla pudding, pears and white chocolate meringue and a chocolate torte with Mexican vanilla ice cream, Macadamia nut, chocolate mousse, berry compote and whipped cream. Wine lovers can expect more options for sparkling, red and white wines along with the addition of sake ranging from sparkling to extra dry. You can check out the new menus this Thursday, before or after you hit up sister bar Park Social during its Tiki Thursday launch.

And finally, does San Antonio love chicken fingers that much? Signs point to yes as a 10th Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers location is slated to open this July on La Cantera Parkway at The Rim.

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