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Celebrating Summer '16

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Photography by Liz Warburton

Whether you're into great cocktails, hoppy-as-all-hell beer, or finding your next favorite restaurant, it's the perfect time to be a food-lover in San Antonio.

Since we last met, San Antonio welcomed a slew of new eateries — The San Antonio Crab Shack on the Northeastside, a Hopdoddy Burger Bar to call our own at The Rim shopping center, a second Bakery Lorraine location in the Medical Center and the re-opening of The Luxury, after a brief hiatus and a seriously gorgeous facelift. There are more places to chow down, break bread and avoid washing dishes than ever before.

With this installment of Flavor, San Antonio's Ultimate Food Lover's Guide, we make it easy for you to eat your way through the city with 12 (mostly new) restaurants from casual fare at Café Dijon to legitimately delicious and nonplussed Sichuan eats to the new-to-San Antonio fusion happening at Botika. You'll want to up your mileage as you tackle these menus. Caffeine lovers can get their fill with our complete guide to locally owned coffee shops, from chill, student-friendly spots to spaces for serious bean fiends only.

For the enterprising host, we've included tips on how to throw your own tiki-themed bash with cocktails from some of the area's best bartenders along with recipes for island snacks. Serious home cooks will want to take a stab at roasting their own pig and we show you how a local gourmand tackles roasting an entire 110-pound pig.

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A Local's Guide to Upcoming Food Events in SA

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