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

Bun 'N' Barrel
1150 Austin Hwy., (210) 828-2829, bunnbarrel.com
Whatever you may think about it, the fact remains that Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives has paid a visit to Bun ‘N’ Barrel. As part of the “Grillin’ and Smokin’” episode, Guy Fieri stopped by the longtime drive-in for the burgers and smoked brisket made with Thai heat.
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Essential San Antonio patios, where the food is as good as the ambiance

Not much good has come out of the COVID-19 pandemic, but one positive has been the uptick in patio dining across the…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Elsewhere Garden Bar & Kitchen 
103 E Jones Ave, (210) 446-9303, elsewheregarden.com 
The dog- and family-friendly spot features swing seats overlooking the San Antonio River, lush landscaping, a selection of brews and wine, and savory snacks create a perfect urban getaway. 
Photo via Instagram / elsewheresatx
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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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The best bars and nightlife spots in San Antonio, according to our readers

We asked, and San Antonio answered! Here are the Best of San Antonio Nightlife winners of 2021.

By San Antonio Current Staff

Best Country Bar
Thirsty Horse Dance Hall & Saloon, 2335 Northwest Military Highway, (210) 348-1513, thirstyhorse.net
Photo via Instagram / thirstyhorsesaloonsa
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26 kid-friendly San Antonio spots where parents can get a damn drink

Sometimes it seems like the stress never ends, and on top of that many of us are trying to keep the kids…

By San Antonio Current Staff

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.
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This San Antonio home comes with murals by an artist who did work at Centro de Artes and La Gloria

Artist and muralist Claudio Aguillon’s work graces chef Johnny Hernandez's La Gloria locations at The Pearl and San Antonio International Airport, along…

By San Antonio Current Staff

This San Antonio home comes with murals by an artist who did wok at Centro de Artes and La Gloria
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Essential San Antonio restaurants and bars with outdoor patios

With COVID surging again in San Antonio, it makes sense to play it safe and avoid crowded indoor spaces. That's why we…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Jay Moreno

Buckets Burgers and Beer
Masks Not Required for Staff or Customers
2014 S WW White Rd, (210) 251-2232, Facebook.com/Bucketsbeergarden
This family-friendly joint offers ample outdoor seating as well as space for the kiddos to let loose. An outdoor bar, live music and huge burgers — among other scrumptious food items — make this a spot you don’t want to miss when the weather is nice.   
Photo via Facebook / Buckets Burgers and Beer Garden
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25 extremely outdoor dining options in San Antonio

Look, we get it — folks are itching to get out of the house. But they need to do it safely. That's…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Elsewhere Garden Bar & Kitchen 
103 E Jones Ave, San Antonio, TX 78215, (210) 446-9303, elsewheregarden.com 
The dog- and family-friendly spot was voted Best New Bar in 2020 by our readers, and it's easy to see why. Swing seats overlooking the San Antonio River, lush landscaping, a selection of brews and wine, and savory snacks create a perfect urban getaway. 
Photo via Instagram / elsewheresatx
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These 25 San Antonio Spots Offer Patio Dining and Boozing Right Now

On a warm San Antonio day, it's hard to beat posting up on an airy patio with a frosty beverage — and…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Burleson Yard Beer Garden
430 Austin St., (210) 354-3001, facebook.com/BurlesonYard
When Burleson Yard first opened, it made a splash on the scene with its huge array of activities such as a large play area for the kiddos, table tennis, hammocks, giant flat-screens and live music. As the name suggests, hopheads will be pleased with the large beer selection, and the frozen drinks tend to be a big hit as well. 
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burlesonyardbeergarden
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20 Restaurants, Bars and Liquor Stores Delivering Alcohol in San Antonio Right Now

Texas businesses have been allowed to deliver alcohol since March, but it's hard to tell who's only offering pickup and who'll go…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Little Death
2327 N St. Mary's St., (210) 264-6472, littledeathwine.com
Little Death is offering free delivery for orders of four or more bottles of wine. 
Photo via Instagram / littledeathwine
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22 of the Most Interesting Things You Can Get Delivered Right Now in San Antonio

Tired of ordering pizza every night while you browse products on Amazon, but overwhelmed by the sheer quantity of local businesses offering…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Cereal Killer Sweets
For those with a sweet tooth that are tired of noshing on cookies, Cereal Killer Sweets is the place to go. After placing your order, they will have it delivered to your home via USPS Priority Mail...because priorities.
Photo Courtesy of Cereal Killer Sweets
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32 Ways San Antonians Are Kicking Ass During the Coronavirus Pandemic

It looks like San Antonio may be sheltering in place for the rest of the month — if not longer — to…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The San Antonio Food Bank leading the charge to keep local families fed.
Photo Courtesy of San Antonio Food Bank
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San Antonio Restaurants That Are Always Worth the Wait

Let's be honest, people really hate waiting. But with some restaurants, long lines and waiting a long time for a table are…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Max & Louie’s New York Diner
226 W Bitters Road, (210) 483-7600, maxandlouiesdiner.com
Though not always outrageously packed, this NY-style diner can get pretty crowded during peak times like weekend brunch. Whether you choose to play New Yorker on a late Sunday morning or visit during a less-busy time, these northwestern bites will have you practicing your best Brooklyn accent. But really, you’ll love the food here no matter how long you have to wait.
Photo via Instagram / the.weekend.foodie
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