The 25 San Antonio holiday traditions everyone should try at least once

San Antonians love to celebrate. Give us an excuse and we'll throw a parade, drink to excess or sleep overnight in the…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Catch the Ford Holiday River Parade 
It's too late this year, but definitely pencil this one in if you haven't already witnessed brightly illumunated barges lighting up the River Walk.
Photo by Jaime Monzon
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30 essential places to buy your holiday tamales in San Antonio

Nothing says "Christmas in San Antonio" quite like the smell of masa wafting through the air. The little, husk-wrapped packets of heaven…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Tamahli
814 West Rhapsody Drive, (210) 877-9949, tamahli.com
You'll need to plan ahead when attempting to snag a dozen of these corn husk or banana leaf-wrapped tamales, because this spot makes 'em so fresh, they can't accommodate walk-in orders. 
Photo via Facebook / Tamahli
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Tell me you're from San Antonio without telling me you're from San Antonio

There's no shortage of ways to tell if someone hails from San Antonio. Eating tacos for breakfast, for example, or breaking into…

By San Antonio Current Staff

You can’t eat fruit without sprinkling it with Lucas first.   Photo via Instagram / rich.kndelilah
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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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Absolutely Relatable Tweets for Anyone Who Loves Tamales

What can we say? We love tamales. Chances are you do too. Here's a look at some super relatable tweets that you'll…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Absolutely Relatable Tweets for Anyone Who Loves Tamales
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All the Gorgeous People We Saw at This Year's La Gran Tamalada

We all love tamales, so it came as no surprise that plenty of San Antonians hit up the annual La Gran Tamalada…

By San Antonio Current Staff

All the Gorgeous People We Saw at This Year's La Gran Tamalada
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20 Things San Antonians Know Better Than Anyone Else

Whether you’re a native or a transplant to the 210, you know that there are some thing you would never see anywhere…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Teaching Mexican folklore is a parenting style
    San Antonio: where you learn about the chupacabra and Donkey Lady instead of traditional fairy tales.
    Photo via Twitter, @SelenaDiane
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The 30 Best Decisions You Can Make in San Antonio

San Antonio is a one-of-a-kind city with plenty of experiences and inside jokes that make living here amazing. Whether you're a born…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Host a tamalada
    It’s one thing to spend the day (scratch, weekend) making tamales with your family, but it’s a whole other thing to take over as host. Start off small and make a few dozens tamales with your squad.
    Photo via Instagram, viedfinder
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