Thursday, May 15, 2003

Present Tense

Yearning for the Crumpet's of yesteryear

Posted on Thu, May 15, 2003 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2003-05-15 Dear Francois, It was a pleasure talking to you at dinner the other night. It's hard to believe that it has been 25 years or more since our first encounter at the long-shuttered Alamo Fish Market and Bakery. Your bakery operation there really opened some eyes;...

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Thursday, May 1, 2003

Food and drink: SA's celebrated restaurants and watering holes

Best burger, staff pick

Posted on Thu, May 1, 2003 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2003-05-01 All right, so it isn't the most glamorous place to chow down. But inside the retro-façade, the men inside Burger Boy churn out the damn tastiest burgers in San Antonio. They aren't particularly thick, or enormously big, but there is a world of flavor in each mouthful:...

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Golden slumbers

The cuisine is awakening at Oro

Posted on Thu, May 1, 2003 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2003-05-01 Here's a promise: In writing about Oro, there will be no cheap references to "good as gold," "gold standard," "fool's gold," etc. Although it's tempting, very tempting. My first comment does have to do with gold as a color: The faded blue denim shirts on the...

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