The 27 best places in San Antonio to eat when you're alone

There's something to be said for enjoying a high-quality meal while basking in your own company. While San Antonio operates with a…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Niki’s Tokyo Inn
819 W Hildebrand Ave, (210) 736-5471, facebook.com/nikis.tokyo.inn
Incredibly authentic with tatami-style seating, Niki’s Tokyo Inn is a solid choice for genuine Japanese eats. Whether you take a seat on the floor or grab a stool at the bar, you can enjoy freshly-made sushi and other classic Japanese dishes all by your lonesome.
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These before-and-after photos show how San Antonio restaurants have changed in the last 15 years

It's one thing to know the food business is notorious for high turnover, and yet another to see it in action. San Antonio's…

By San Antonio Current Staff

These before-and-after photos show how San Antonio restaurants have changed in the last 15 years
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These before-and-after photos show how much San Antonio has changed in the last 15 years

San Antonio's urban scenery is changing so fast it's liable to give you whiplash. Some of those changes have been for the…

By San Antonio Current Staff

These before-and-after photos show how much San Antonio has changed in the last 15 years
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27 cozy San Antonio bars for when it's getting too cold to drink outside

The weather is finally cooling down for the few weeks that Texas approximates winter, and we can't blame anyone who's breaking out…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Downstairs at Esquire
155 E Commerce St., (210) 222-2521, esquiretavern-sa.com
Skip the tavern and stop by the riverside bar instead. This intimate lounge dishes out small bites packed with flavor and top-of-the-line cocktails. Go. Now.
Photo via Instagram / downstairsatesquire
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San Antonio's 26 best bars, restaurants and tasting rooms for whiskey lovers

The margarita may be the unofficial drink of Texas summers, but there’s something to be said for a perfectly-balanced cocktail made with…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Bar Loretta
320 Beauregard St., (210) 757-3607, barloretta.com
This new spot offers cocktail mavens a bar menu that highlights a selection of Manhattans, created by bartender Michael J. Neff, founder of The Cottonmouth Club in Houston and The Rum House in New York.  
Photo via Instagram / barloretta
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27 essential weekend happy hours in San Antonio

Whether you're grinding through a 9-to-5 job or jumping from side hustle to side hustle, a relaxing post-work sip session can truly…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Rookies Too Sports Bar And Grill
9200 Broadway St, (210) 375-6106, facebook.com
Pile into this Broadway spot for some solid happy hour deals. The laid-back haunt delivers happy hour vibes noon to 7 p.m. on Sundays so you can get your drink on without breaking the bank. If you feel like having some fun, there’s shuffleboard to be played.
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These San Antonio restaurants are serving up Mom-worthy brunches

Time for a reality check, SA: we are T-minus two weekends from Mother's Day. On the off-chance you're like us and haven't…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Whiskey Cake
15900 La Cantera Pkwy Ste 21200, (210) 236-8095, whiskeycake.com
Need Mother’s Day plans? When in doubt, take her to Whiskey Cake for farm-to-kitchen dishes and their one-of-a-kind cocktails. 
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23 bloody marys and micheladas every San Antonian should have tried by now

Tomato-based libations like bloody marys and micheladas have triggered plenty of debates between drinking buddies. Some folks love a punch of umami…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Costa Pacifica
434 N Loop 1604 W, (210) 491-4497, costapacificausa.com
Known for margaritas and seafood, this north-SA joint also builds Bloody Marys and Micheladas of epic proportions. Sufficiently salty and full of cerveza, definitely add this place to your brunch rotation. 
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27 essential San Antonio brunch spots worth getting out of bed for

Whether you're gathering with family, trying to recover from painting the town red or pre-gaming for more weekend shenanigans, brunch is an…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Max & Louie's New York Diner 
226 W Bitters Rd #126, (210) 483-7600, maxandlouiesdiner.com
Start your Sunday off right at the East Coast diner-themed restaurant. Build your own omelet or try the Bleaker Street Breakfast Tacos — also called the “Best Tacos South of New York”.

Photo via Instagram / maxandlouies
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The absolute 20 best happy hours in San Antonio right now

It’s safe to say everyone appreciates happy hour. What’s not to love about boozy drinks and savory snacks at a discount? And…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Little Woodrow’s
Multiple Locations, littlewoodrows.com
This 21-and-up joint offers happy hour specials every weekday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, featuring $3 house wine and domestic draft beers, as well as $3 wells. With ample outdoor space — and pup-friendly rules — this is a sweet spot for relaxing after work. 
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25 Essential Comfort Food Dishes Available for Takeout From San Antonio Restaurants

It’s safe to say that we all have one comforting dish that that we can rely on to soothe our soul, relax…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Tony G's Soul Food’s Fried Catfish
915 S Hackberry, (210) 451-1234, tonygssoulfood.com
If soul food is the only thing that will ease your mind, head over to Tony G’s for any number of fried delicacies, including okra, chicken and shrimp. But above all, don’t miss the fried catfish. Huge fillets, dusted with cornmeal and fried to golden perfection, catfish connoisseurs are sure to be impressed. 
Photo via Instagram /  tonygssoulfood
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In a Takeout Rut? We Asked 15 San Antonio Chefs What They've Been Ordering While Quarantined

As of Friday, San Antonio restaurants are able to open their dining rooms at 50% capacity under Phase 2 of Governor Abbott's…

By Nina Rangel

Botika
303 Pearl Parkway #111, (210) 670-7684, botikapearl.com
The Dragon Dinner at Botika has become chef Geronimo Lopez’s go-to when he needs a meal to-go. The meal feeds four, and includes all of his favorite things: whole roasted chicken with anticuchero marinade & chimichurri, potstickers, egg rolls, steamed rice, corn salsa, salad and dessert. 
Photo courtesy Geronimo Lopez
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These San Antonio Pizza Places Are Still Offering Takeout or Delivery

Sometimes, in the midst of crisis and uncertainty, only real-deal, sauce-covered comfort food will do. Check out these 25 local pizza joints…

By Nina Rangel

Barbaro
2720 McCullough Ave., (210) 320-2261, barbarosanantonio.com
Barbaro may be known for their GF and foccacia crust options, but they're offering up much more these days for delivery and to-go options. And by "much more," we mean cocktail kits, 375mL bottles of spirits and specialty sweets by Extra Fine bakery. Available via UberEats. 
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20 Essential Restaurants in San Antonio to Try On Your Lunch Break

Take a break from the 9-5 grind and enjoy a lunch to power you through the day. From affordable weekday specials to…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Demo’s Greek Food
Multiple locations, demosgreekfood.com
These lunch specials keep it simple: choose from the traditional gyro sandwich or the chicken option. Your meal is complete with Greek salad, fries and a drink.
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20 Cozy San Antonio Bars Perfect for Keeping Warm This Winter

Let's be honest – the cold front has got us wanting to stay put under our San Marcos cobija with some Abuelita.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Bar 1919
1420 S. Alamo St., (210) 227-1420, bar1919.com
Snag one of the armchairs in this speakeasy, or stay close to the bar to watch these spirits wizards work their magic. Wherever you decide to set up for the night, the low-lights of the bar will have you feeling like you’re drinking at home – just with much, much better drinks.
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20 Photos of Speed Rack Practice at Barbaro

Barbaro's Elisabeth Forsythe and Janessa Flowers are beefing up those cocktail-making skills for next week's Speed Rack, a competition that pits female…

By San Antonio Current Staff

20 Photos of Speed Rack Practice at Barbaro
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