Where to Find Pumpkin Pie in San Antonio

It's no secret that everyone loves pumpkin pie. And with a certain local barbecue chain bringing it back to its menu for…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Del’s Desserts
delsdesserts.com
Baked to order and made from scratch, this local, at-home baker is all about sweet goodness. Made with a butter crust, this pumpkin pie is reason enough to support local.
Photo via Instagram / delsdesserts
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Where to Find the Best Fried Chicken in San Antonio

Who doesn't love fried chicken, honestly? Whatever piece of bone-in chicken, or whether you prefer chicken fried chicken, these local spots hold…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Meadow Neighborhood Eatery + Bar
555 W Bitters Rd #110, (210) 481-4214, meadowsanantonio.com
Dedicated to offering a seasonal Texas Southern dining experience, you can depend on Meadow to have fried chicken on its menu. Swing by at dinnertime for the plate of this crunchy goodness, served with bacon-braised greens, chow chow and honey hot sauce.
Photo via Instagram / waltlewjr
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The Best Food and Drinks in San Antonio, According to Our Readers

The people of San Antonio have spoken! Here are the Best of San Antonio Food & Drink winners for 2019.

By San Antonio Current Staff

Best Barbecue
Smoke Shack BBQ, 3714 Broadway St, (210) 957-1430, smokeshacksa.com
Photo via Instagram / jessy_eats
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20 Under-the-Radar Restaurants in San Antonio You Should Try

San Antonio has plenty of dining options to choose from, so you'd have to go out a lot to hit them all…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Danny Boy’s Hamburgers
1537 West Summit, (210) 736-1665, facebook.com
This burger shop may not look like much, but don’t let the exterior fool you. The burgers here are plenty juicy and the fries just the right amount of crispy. What else could you want in a burger shop?
Photo via Instagram / dreynicole
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25 Essential Dog-Friendly Drinking Spots in San Antonio

From restaurants and bars to breweries, here are the boozy places where you can crack open a cold one with your dog!…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The Luxury
103 E Jones Ave, (210) 354-2274, facebook.com/theluxurysanantonio
Of course this offbeat, riverside hangout wants you to stop by with your doggo! The counter-serve kitchen and bar has the most welcoming patio vibes that you and your pup will enjoy chilling on. Consider the booze and grub the cherry on top because, well, it is.
Photo via Instagram / jabbathe_pug
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25 Essential San Antonio Restaurants, Bars for Wine Lovers

If wine is your libation of choice, all the more power to you. Whether you're celebrating or just looking for a solid…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Sternewirth
136 E Grayson St, (210) 223-7375, thehotelemma.com
This cozy, yet sexy bar may be frequented by tourists daily, but it’s also a go-to for boozy locals. While the cocktail program reigns supreme here, you’ll be smart to order a glass of your favorite wine while you catch up with friends or during a hot date.
Photo by Jason Risner via Instagram / sternewirthatemma
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Where to Find the Best Patios in San Antonio

Though it's hot outside, you can make it bearable with a cold drink in hand. Here are 23 bar and restaurant patios in…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The Friendly Spot
943 S Alamo St, (210) 224-2337, thefriendlyspot.com
You say patio and all we hear is “meet me at Friendly Spot.”
Photo via Instagram / skylinedronetx
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20 Kid-friendly San Antonio Spots Where Parents Can Get a Damn Drink

Life can be stressful, especially if you're taking care yourself plus tiny humans. Treat yourself to some drinks and let the kids…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Gabriella Pawelek

The Friendly Spot
943 S Alamo St, (210) 224-2337, thefriendlyspot.com
With more than 75 drinks on tap, 300 canned or bottled brews, brunch on the weekends, kitchen open until midnight, and drink specials every day, it *literally* doesn’t get more friendly than The Friendly Spot.
Photo via Instagram / melissarobbo
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10 Underrated San Antonio Restaurants You Should've Tried By Now

San Antonio has plenty of dining options to choose from, so you'd have to go out a lot to hit them all…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Monster Burgers
5201 S Flores St., (210) 982-7121
Photo via Instagram / gypsy_malo
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25 Essential Southside Restaurants You Should've Tried By Now

With Southerleigh Brewing Co., El Machito and The Friendly Spot all setting up shop at Brooks within the next year, the food…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Uncle Barney’s Old-Fashioned Hamburgers
7015 Interstate 35 Access Rd., (210) 922-6602
The cheese and mayo fuse together beautifully here, creating a slight creamy texture to your burger. Oh, and if you happen to visit when they’re cooking up the Texas-shaped patty, pour one out for the republic and enjoy.
Photo via Instagram / mchellrodriguez
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20 Restaurants in Alamo Ranch that are Totally Worth Dealing with Traffic

Whether you own a house in the area or on one of the nearby stops on Loop 1604, you already know that…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Hop & Vine 
5619 W. 1604 N. Suite 109, (210) 878-4071, hopandvinesa.com
Hop & Vine serves craft beer, wine and modern comfort food. Skip the usual St. Mary's Strip bar crawl and make your way to Hop & Vine's happy hour offered 4-6pm Tuesday-Saturday.
Photo via s.a.foodie / Instagram
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Where to Eat on Black Friday in San Antonio, Based on Where You're Shopping

Black Friday shopping can be overwhelming, especially if you've got to choose gifts for everyone in your family, down to every tio,…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The Rim
Hopdoddy Burger 
17623 La Cantera Parkway, Suite 101, (210) 434-2337, hopdoddy.com
Local burger bar, Hopdoddy’s, has freshly baked buns, hand cut fries, daily ground meat, basically all the ingredients to make an incredibly delicious burger. What more could you ask for? If it’s ice cold beer, then they have that, too.
hopdoddy / Instagram
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10 Restaurants on the River Walk You Should Be Eating at this Weekend

There are a lot of restaurants options in the River Walk area, but most of it is just noise catering to tourists.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Ácenar
146 E. Houston St., (210) 222-2362
If you’re going to have Tex-Mex, head to Ácenar where the views are as great as the salads and the shrimp tacos.
Photo via Ácenar Mexican Restaurant/Facebook
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25 Small Town Texas Restaurants That Deserve a Weekend Road Trip

San Antonio has us spoiled with so many great eateries. Heck, even UNESCO thinks so, naming the 210 as a Creative City…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Kreuz Market
619 N Colorado Street, Lockhart, (512) 398-2361, kreuzmarket.com 
Kreuz’s barbecue stands on its own with meats being made up of 85% beef and 15% pork. No sauce or forks offered, so that’s how you know the meats are going to be lit.
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Where to Find San Antonio's Most Authentic Indian Restaurants

Diwali may only come once a year, but there's plenty of San Antonio spots to find authentic and delicious Indian fare all…

By San Antonio Current Staff

India Palace
8474 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 692-5262, indiapalacesatx.com
Go for the chicken saagwala and a bowl of tomato coconut soup. Just make sure to leave room for mango malwa (ice cream) for dessert.
Photo via Instagram, jtbrannigram
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Haunted San Antonio Bars and Restaurants That Are Equally Spooky and Boozy

It's no secret that San Antonio is a city that loves more than its fair share of all things creepy, ghoulish and…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Bar 414 at The Gunter Hotel
334 N. St. Mary’s St., (210) 585-9999, bar414.com
While having a cocktail at Bar 414 inside The Gunter Hotel, you might catch a glimpse of the phantom named Walter Emerick or the blonde woman he butchered. Emerick was found by a standing over a bloody bed with his finger to his lip insinuating to keep quiet. Emerick later committed suicide at the St. Anthony’s Hotel.
Photo via Instagram, sanantonios_places
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24 San Antonio Bars and Restaurants Where You Can Enjoy Live Music

Catching dinner (or a drink) and a show has never been easier thanks to these spots. If you want to sip on…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The Rustic
17619 La Cantera Pkwy., Suite 204, (210) 245-7500, therustic.com
Country fans will probably spend most evenings at The Rustic, with live music basically every night and a full bar and kitchen. RIP Cowboys Dancehall (Don't @ us.) 
Photo via Facebook, trustartz
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25 San Antonio Asian Restaurants We Can't Live Without

As far as cities go, San Antonio is lucky to have vibrant Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Thai and Vietnamese communities, that have shared their…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Kimura 
    152 E. Pecan St., Suite 102, (210) 444-0702
    San Anto's first noodle house came by way of chef Michael Sohocki, which means authentic as can be ramen, seasonal sides in a bar setting.
    Photo via Instagram,  mae_gusta_kidd
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13 Late-Night San Antonio Restaurants to Satisfy Every Craving

For the drunkies, munchies or sustenance for your nocturnal outings, here’s a roundup of our favorite places to fill up before you…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Barbaro
    
    2720 McCullough Ave., (210) 320-2261,  barbarosanantonio.com
    Open until 11:30 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 12:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday, Barbaro’s has the pizza, drinks and late-night atmosphere you need.
    Photo via Instagram, sun_carlos
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The 29 Best Dog-Friendly Hangouts in San Antonio

San Antonio boasts a ton of dog-friendly destinations that will certainly entertain both you and your four-legged friend. Here are just a…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The Hangar 
    
    8203 Broadway, (210) 824-2700, thehangarsa.com
    
    Enjoy a cold beer while hanging out with your loyal friend at the Hangar's dog park. 
    
    Photo via Instagram (see_a_penny_bulldog)
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The 25 San Antonio dishes you should eat before you die

We've compiled a list of amazing dishes in Alamo City to help aspiring foodies lost on where to start. From crudité to…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Tonkotsu from Kimura 
    
    Kimura gained local attention for its ramen creations, to the credit of chef Michael Sohocki of Restaurant Gwendolyn. The tonkotsu noodles in pork bone broth are a good place to start. 
    
    Kimura, 152 E. Pecan St. #102, (210) 444-0702, kimurasa.com. 
    
    Photo via Facebook (Elias Popa?)
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25 San Antonio restaurants you might not know about but should

It's easy to fall into patterns. Humans are creatures of habit, plain and simple. We frequent the same neighborhood cafés, order the…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Beto's  
    Beto’s often gets lumped in to the Tex-Mex category, but it’s really more of a Latin restaurant, with complex flavors, plenty of citrus notes and lighter fare overall. The menu is split into four categories–tacos, empanadas, quesadillas and burgers.
    8142 Broadway St., (210) 930-9393
    Photo via Facebook (Beto's Alt Mex)
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The 14 best things we ate this year in San Antonio

Food and nightlife editor Jessica Elizarraras lists her favorite bites of the year.

By San Antonio Current Staff

Chicken Cracklins
    Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery, 136 E. Grayson St., Suite 120, (210) 455-5701
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