24 bars and restaurants to take out-of-towners that show the real San Antonio

It can be hard choosing a place to take friends or family visiting from out of town — or if you're just…

By San Antonio Current Staff

The Esquire Tavern
155 E. Commerce St., (210) 222-2521 esquiretavern-sa.com
Though not the first cocktail bar in San Antonio, The Esquire earns points for several great traits. From its storied history as the longest bar in Texas, to its thoughtful decor, to its amazing food menu, to its extensive mezcal list, and yes, classic and inventive cocktails, there's a bit of everything to find here. 
Photo via Facebook / EsquireTavernSA
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20 great San Antonio restaurants for late-night eats

Whether you're dining with friends after a show, looking for something to fill your belly after carousing or just picking up to-go…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Mi Tierra
    218 Produce Row, (210) 225-1262, mitierracafe.com
    Have some breakfast tacos or chow down on some fajitas, and don’t forget to take a bag of pan dulce for the next morning. You can’t go wrong hitting up this local legend — open til 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. .
    Photo via Instagram, lezzzl3y_
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Historic photos of 25 San Antonio-area bars and restaurants

We're all for San Antonio's recent designation as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy, but it's abundantly clear that our city has…

By Sanford Nowlin

Golden Star Café; Plaza Bar; Moon Lee Café, 1100 block of W. Commerce St.This image from around 1965 shows a string of West Side businesses, including a pair of Chinese restaurants. Golden Star Café is still around, although it's now located at the 800 block of the same street.
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27 classic San Antonio restaurants that have been around 35 years or longer

The restaurant industry has a high turnover rate. Places come and go. Fast. Every so often, though, gems come along that stand…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Mi Tierra, 1941
Multiple locations, mitierracafe.com
What is there to say about this local cultural gem that hasn’t already been said? The 80-year-old downtown eatery draws thousands of tourists annually, thanks to its festive decor, in-house panaderia and Tex-mex flair.
Photo via Instagram / mitierracafesa
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The 23 most over-the-top restaurants in San Antonio

The Alamo City is a food city, and we also like to do things up big. That means we've got no shortage…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Papa Dante's
8607 FM1976, (210) 658-5261, papadantes.com
This small, family-owned Italian joint offers huge portions and a dining area that features walls 100% covered in movie and sports memorabilia. Those with short attention spans might shy away from bringing a date here… you won’t be able to stop looking at the over-the-top decor.  
Photo via Instagram / hazel.bone_
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Recipes for Classic San Antonio Foods That You Can Make at Home

These days, a lot of San Antonians are making the smart call to hunker down to slow the COVID-19 pandemic. But just…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Earl Abel's Coconut Meringue Pie
This copycat recipe is chock-full of coconut flavor.
Find the recipe here.
Photo via Instagram/  earlabels_restaurant
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