Everyone we saw having fun at San Antonio's first Lucha Libre Nacho Throwdown

Alamo City food truck park StreetFare SA held its debut Lucha Libre Nacho Throwdown on Saturday, offering up nacho samplings from multiple…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everyone we saw having fun at San Antonio's first Lucha Libre Nacho Throwdown
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29 essential San Antonio taco spots outside of Loop 410

Great taquerias are all over San Antonio's center city. Hell, it seems like there's a great one on every street corner. But…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Tacos Ricos
8025 Bandera Road, (210) 543-7244, tacosricosbandera.wixsite.com
This unassuming yet bright-yellow building houses well-filled breakfast and lunch tacos made with handmade tortillas. Crowd pleasers include the barbacoa and bean and cheese tacos, but with such an expansive menu, it’s hard to play favorites here.
Photo via Instagram / tacosricos.sa
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The 25 unwritten rules of San Antonio

San Antonio's a city with its own attitude and its own culture. And San Antonians — at least the ones who stick…

By San Antonio Current Staff

It's acceptable to refer to any place that serves cold beer as an "ice house."
Photo via Instagram / tonyssiesta
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All the puro fun we saw at the 2021 Fideo Loco Festival

The fourth annual Fideo Loco Festival brought folks together Saturday at the Far West Event Center for an afternoon celebrating the homestyle Tex-Mex…

By San Antonio Current Staff

All the puro fun we saw at the 2021 Fideo Loco Festival
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24 essential San Antonio diners, dives and neighborhood spots for comforting eats

There's nothing like fall weather to trigger cravings for comfort food, whether that be gravy-smothered chicken fried steak, homey and warming fideo…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Bobbie’s Cafe
6728 S Flores St, (210) 923-1158, bobbiescafe.com
Now operated by his son, Bobbie’s Cafe has been “cookin’ with love” since 1972. Their homestyle meals are sure to make you feel, well, at home, with a range from Tex-Mex dishes to killer burgers and fish plates.
Photo via Instagram / bobbiescafe
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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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Everything we saw as San Antonio and Austin chefs competed in the first Taco Rumble

On Thursday night, San Antonio and Austin chefs threw down to prove which city offers the best tacos at the San Antonio…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Everything we saw as San Antonio and Austin chefs competed in the first Taco Rumble
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28 essential places to buy your holiday tamales in San Antonio

For many in San Antonio, the instant the Thanksgiving dinner is cleared from the table means tamale season is underway. The little…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Delia’s
13527 Hausman Pass, (210) 864-1111, deliastamales.com
This RGV fixture finally opened a storefront in SA, but given the excitement that’s built around the tamale empire has made for long lines for folks looking to score a dozen. Pro tip: Delia’s ships. Pay a little extra for shipping and revel in the fact that you didn’t have to sit in line for hours to get your tamal fix. 
Photo via Instagram / deliastamales
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San Antonio's 25 Best Mexican Food Restaurants, According to Yelp

The good news is San Antonio is chock full of Mexican food spots — there's literally a taqueria on every corner. The…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Tacos y Burritos Metro Basilica 2
7627 Culebra Rd #105, (210) 680-1412, facebook.com/tacosyburritosmetrobasilica2
Yelpers rave about Tacos y Burritos’ phenomenal and quick service, reasonable prices, and epically tasty food. Try the street tacos with cheese and fresh avocado. Perfection! 
Photo via Instagram /  tacos_y_burritos_metro
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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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Legitimate Mexican Restaurants in San Antonio You Should Have Tried By Now

Ask for a recommendation for a good Mexican restaurant — not Tex-Mex — within the San Antonio Restaurants group on Facebook and…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Carnitas Lonja
1107 Roosevelt Ave, facebook.com/Lonja17
Good things are worth waiting for, and Carnitas Lonja is proof of that. The hole-in-the-wall exterior may throw you off, but the carnitas — available by the pound, or in a taco or torta — here will seriously change your life. Take the long ass line as all the proof that you need to eat here.
Photo via Instagram / popeofbbq
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15 Things Rio Grande Valley Transplants Living in San Antonio Will Understand

The Valley is a world of its own, as is San Antonio. So when those two worlds come together (kind of), what…

By San Antonio Current Staff

We’re used to getting a puzzled look when we tell people we trust gas stations with our tacos.
Stripes tacos are the best, and the ladies of the Laredo Taco Company know how to roll out chingos of handmade flour tortillas in time for the early morning rush. Give the Q taco a try when you get the chance, it’s so worth it.
Photo via Instagram / la_moshimoshi
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The 25 Best Mexican Restaurants in San Antonio, According to Yelp

San Antonio loves Mexican food – from authentic Mexican fare to Tex-Mex inspired bites – that goes without saying. While there's so…

By San Antonio Current Staff

10. Taquitos West Ave
2818 West Ave, (210) 525-9888, https://www.facebook.com/TaquitosWestAvenue1/
“Best tacos around. I drive 15 minutes just to get them. Sometimes at night on the weekends there's a long line but it just goes to show just how good this place is and the wait is worth it. Their horchata is the best I've ever had. I have to get it every time” – Tania D.
Photo via Instagram / happyhungryhipster
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16 Spots to Get Your Street Taco Fix in San Antonio

Let’s face it: San Antonio is a taco lover’s paradise. Whether it’s out of a truck conveniently located at your nearest gas…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Casa Azul de Andrea
    1036 S. Alamo, (210) 451-9393
    What better place to eat tacos than in the casita/restaurant dedicated to Frida Kahlo?
    Photo via Instagram, lisa.22rn
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Where to Find San Antonio's 30 Most Essential Mexican Restaurants

From the best breakfast tacos, to the reliable late-night stops to the kitschy Riverwalk restaurants, there are Mexican and Tex-Mex restaurants on…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Taco Haven
    
    Multiple locations,  tacohaven.info
    A Southtown staple for more than 30 years, the menu has expanded to include a few Tex-American dishes such as chicken-fried steak and burgers. But the award-winning infamous tacos such as the Torres Special: refrieds, bacon and guacamole, are still the biggest draw. Be prepared for a wait on Saturdays and Sundays.
    Photo via Instagram,
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24 Places to Satisfy Your Nachos Craving in San Antonio

Whether you're looking for something cheesy or decked out with all the toppings, sometimes all you need is some nachos. Next time…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Sancho's
     628 Jackson St.,  (210) 320-1840,  sanchosmx.comThe nachos at Sanchos are served on a paper boat that somehow manages not to crumble under the weight of these fixin’s. Refried borracho beans, Jack cheese, pico, and lightly grilled pickled onions are all part of the mix. Although these can be made vegan or vegetarian, stick with the carnitas, which feature a cinnamon-y bite.
    Photo via Instagram,  s.a.foodie
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