Essential San Antonio sushi restaurants for Japanese-inspired dining

San Antonio may be best known for homegrown specialties like Tex-Mex and barbecue, but that doesn't mean we shy away from celebrating…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Umiya
11075 W I-10 Suite 200, San Antonio, TX 78230, (210)455-0299, facebook.com/Umiya-Sushi-Seafood-Bar-104115842271860
Corpus Christi-based sushi restaurant Umiya has opened its first San Antonio location, serving all-you-can eat soups, salads, hibachi and sushi. The new eatery, which also includes a full bar, has taken over the far Northwest San Antonio space that formerly housed Drew Brees' Walk-On's Sports Bistreaux, 11075 Interstate 10 West, Suite 200. 
Photo via Facebook / Umiya Sushi Seafood & Bar
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These San Antonio restaurants and chefs have been featured on national TV shows

Every San Antonian has a shortlist of local dining spots they know and love, but some standouts and their chefs have managed…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Emily Hersh: Jardin
 555 Funston Pl, (210) 338-5100, jardinsatx.com
San Antonio chef Emily Hersh appeared as a contestant during the 20th season of Fox TV's Hell’s Kitchen: Young Guns, hosted by Gordon Ramsay. Formerly of Jason Dady's Jardín Restaurant at the San Antonio Botanical Garden, Hersh now resides in NYC ahead of opening a new vegan barbecue concept. 
Photo courtesy of Emily Hersh
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Everyone we saw at San Antonio's Titans of Tailgate culinary competition

The third annual Titans of Tailgate took place in Sunken Garden Theater on Saturday. The throwdown pitted chefs from roughly 20 restaurant…

By Sanford Nowlin

Everyone we saw at San Antonio's Titans of Tailgate culinary competition
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22 essential San Antonio seafood restaurants

Many observant San Antonio Catholics abstain from meat during Lent, which is why we're offering up this array of local seafood restaurants…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Costa Pacifica
434 N Loop 1604 W, (210) 491-4497, costapacificausa.com
Known for margaritas and seafood, this morth SA joint has a huge menu of bites from the sea for your Lenten dining needs.
Photo via Instagram / costapacificasa
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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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