25 San Antonio spots to get frozen cocktails, including to-go and drive-thru options

Summer in Texas is no joke, and those who don't have a swimming pool at their disposal may be looking for alternate…

By San Antonio Current Staff

El Camino
1009 Avenue B, elcaminosa.com
Located on the edge of downtown, El Camino offers a variety of frozen drinks and a pair of margarita machines to accompany the River Walk breeze and the food options available to patrons. 
Photo via Instagram / elcaminosa
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27 San Antonio restaurants and bars with spacious outdoor patios

Sure, sweltering Texas summers can be a drag, but when you're gathering with friends for great food and drinks, the afternoons tend…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Chicken N Pickle
5215 UTSA Boulevard, (210) 874-2120, chickennpickle.com/san-antonio
The massive four-acre Chicken N Pickle complex features pet-friendly spaces, a fast casual dining restaurant, five outdoor Pickleball courts, two bocce ball and four shuffleboard courts — plus a full bar to fuel the fun. 
Photo via Instagram / 
wongo71
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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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San Antonio's essential women-owned restaurants and bars

Women chefs, restaurateurs and innovators are at the forefront of San Antonio's thriving food scene. From bakeries to burger joints, wineries to…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Clementine
2195 NW Military Highway, (210) 503-5121, clementine-sa.com
Alongside husband and chef John Russ, Elise Russ brings her longtime love for desserts to Clementine, where she serves as an owner and pastry chef. She brings years of experience in the food biz both in the Alamo City and beyond.
Photo via Instagram / clementine.sanantonio
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29 women-owned San Antonio restaurants you should've tried by now

San Antonio has no shortage of spots to grab a great meal, but for anyone looking for eats with a little girl…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Clementine
2195 NW Military Hwy, (210) 503-5121, clementine-sa.com
Alongside husband and chef John Russ, Elise Russ brings her longtime love for desserts to Clementine, where she serves as an owner and pastry chef. She brings years of experience in the food biz both in the Alamo City and beyond.
Photo via Instagram / clementine.sanantonio
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22 LGBTQ+ friendly bars and restaurants in San Antonio

June of 2021 is filled with reason for celebration, thanks to the overlap of Pride Month and the city's delayed Fiesta revelry.…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Cereal Killer Sweets
1031 Patricia, Suite 104, (210) 753-2032, cerealkillersweets.com
Satisfy your sweet tooth at one of San Antonio’s queer-owned businesses with an impressive catalog of LGBTQ+-centric charitable causes.
Photo via Instagram /  
texas_made_eats
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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. 
Photo via Instagram / whiskeycakesa
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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. 
Photo via Instagram / costapacificasa
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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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24 San Antonio restaurants, bakeries and sweet shops offering Valentine's Day specials

Valentine’s Day is nearly here, and planning ahead is pretty essential when treating that special someone to a romantic evening. To help you…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Capcakes
(210) 254-3567,  capcakesusa.com
Variety is the name of the game at Capcakes. Whether you want to send some premade and individually wrapped sugar cookies to someone, or grab one of their adorable DIY kits to craft at home, Capcakes has multiple choices for both. 
Photo via Instagram / capcakesusa
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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. 
Photo via Instagram / littlewoodrowsstoneoak
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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 and Drink winners for 2020.

By San Antonio Current Staff

Best Brunch
Magnolia Pancake Haus, 606 Embassy Oaks, (210) 496-0828, magnoliapancakehaus.com
Photo via Instagram /  magnoliapancakehaus
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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. 
Photo via Instagram /  
burlesonyardbeergarden
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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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