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Beaches Be Trippin\': Five Texas Coast Spots Worth the Drive

Beaches Be Trippin': Five Texas Coast Spots Worth the Drive

Arts & Culture: Let’s face it, most of us Lone Stars view the Texas coast as a poor man’s Waikiki. Hell, maybe just a poor man’s Panama Beach — only to be used... By Callie Enlow 7/10/2013
3 New Local Frozen Treat Purveyors Will Help You Chill

3 New Local Frozen Treat Purveyors Will Help You Chill

Flavor 2014: Most of us already have our raspa stand of choice. Whether you’re going to wait in line at Las Nieves on Hildebrand—regardless of how many people may... By Jessica Elizarraras 7/29/2014
Chicken with a Cult Following at Pollos Asados

Chicken with a Cult Following at Pollos Asados

Food & Drink: It’s late on a Sunday morning, and the crowd that will soon fill Pollos Asados is just beginning to dribble in. Outside, the smoke from... By Ron Bechtol 7/30/2014
Pub: Stay Golden Social House

Pub: Stay Golden Social House

Flavor 2014: Puro meets Pearl-adjacent at this laidback joint that packs a punch with seriously delicious cocktails... 7/29/2014
\'Most Naked Woman\' Set to Shimmy at San Antonio Burlesque Festival

'Most Naked Woman' Set to Shimmy at San Antonio Burlesque Festival

Food & Drink: The answer came unanimously without prompting or hesitation, as if sent straight from the sexually liberated goddess of... By Melanie Robinson 7/30/2014
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Chicken with a Cult Following at Pollos Asados

Food & Drink It’s late on a Sunday morning, and the crowd that will soon fill Pollos Asados is just beginning to dribble in. Outside, the smoke from... By Ron Bechtol | 7/30/2014
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Leave Politics at the Door at Second Angry Elephant Bar

Food & Drink Tucked away in a corner of the Boardwalk shopping center (across from the Dominion) you’ll find a spot that always seems to be looking... By Tim Hennessey JR. | 7/30/2014
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Happy Hour Hound: Boozy sangria at Lisa’s Mexican Restaurant

Food & Drink The bartender’s name is Pancho. He’s a portly fellow with graying dark brown hair, a pencil-thin mustache and a friendly demeanor... By Jessica Elizarraras | 7/30/2014
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'Most Naked Woman' Set to Shimmy at San Antonio Burlesque Festival

Food & Drink The answer came unanimously without prompting or hesitation, as if sent straight from the sexually liberated goddess of... By Melanie Robinson | 7/30/2014
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Chicken with a Cult Following at Pollos Asados

Chicken with a Cult Following at Pollos Asados

Food & Drink: It’s late on a Sunday morning, and the crowd that will soon fill Pollos Asados is just beginning to dribble in. Outside, the smoke from... By Ron Bechtol 7/30/2014
Leave Politics at the Door at Second Angry Elephant Bar

Leave Politics at the Door at Second Angry Elephant Bar

Food & Drink: Tucked away in a corner of the Boardwalk shopping center (across from the Dominion) you’ll find a spot that always seems to be looking... By Tim Hennessey JR. 7/30/2014
Happy Hour Hound: Boozy sangria at Lisa’s Mexican Restaurant

Happy Hour Hound: Boozy sangria at Lisa’s Mexican Restaurant

Food & Drink: The bartender’s name is Pancho. He’s a portly fellow with graying dark brown hair, a pencil-thin mustache and a friendly demeanor... By Jessica Elizarraras 7/30/2014
\'Most Naked Woman\' Set to Shimmy at San Antonio Burlesque Festival

'Most Naked Woman' Set to Shimmy at San Antonio Burlesque Festival

Food & Drink: The answer came unanimously without prompting or hesitation, as if sent straight from the sexually liberated goddess of... By Melanie Robinson 7/30/2014
Flavor File: New café on West Side, fine wine at the Granary and zany gelato at Blue Star

Flavor File: New café on West Side, fine wine at the Granary and zany gelato at Blue Star

Food & Drink: Chow down Belle Epoque-style with a pop-up dinner from a new chef collective. John Russ of Lüke San Antonio is joining forces... By Jessica Elizarraras 7/30/2014
Truckin’ Tomato’s Mobile Farmers Market

Truckin’ Tomato’s Mobile Farmers Market

Food & Drink: Part farmers market and part food truck, Truckin’ Tomato is a mobile source for fresh, local produce and food products. Rolling around the Alamo City since... By Miriam Sitz 7/30/2014
Broadway 5050 is Back, with Drink Specials to Prove It

Broadway 5050 is Back, with Drink Specials to Prove It

Food & Drink: Since 1947, Broadway 5050 has been an Alamo Heights staple. An unfortunate grease fire shut down the neighborhood bar and restaurant last summer for about... By Miriam Sitz 7/23/2014
Flavor File: Special events focus on food education, new hours for Hot Joy

Flavor File: Special events focus on food education, new hours for Hot Joy

Food & Drink: We’re getting another serving of Pakistani food, eaters. Kohinoor Restaurant (8513 Starcrest, (210) 637-7360), known for its 100-percent Halal kebabs... By Jessica Elizarraras 7/23/2014
Lunchtime Snob: Pho Vy

Lunchtime Snob: Pho Vy

Food & Drink: There’s something extraordinarily balanced about a big bowl of pho. Its warm, steamy broth base, tender noodles and savory smell... By Janae Rice 7/23/2014
Veg Out with Earth Burger

Veg Out with Earth Burger

Food & Drink: “Do you want cheese on that?” “Yeah, sure.” “Vegan or organic?” “Um, what? Where am I?” By Jessica Elizarraras 7/23/2014
On the Rocks: The new gin & tonic

On the Rocks: The new gin & tonic

Food & Drink: In the latest Details magazine, a men’s cologne called The Architects Club is described thusly: “When you spray this on you’ll be hit by vanilla with the... By Ron Bechtol 7/23/2014
Happy Hour Hound: Tribeca Di Olmos

Happy Hour Hound: Tribeca Di Olmos

Food & Drink: The Lower Manhattan neighborhood of Tribeca—a portmanteau for Triangle Below Canal Street—is home to the namesake film festival... By Miriam Sitz 7/16/2014
Fresh, Local Comfort Food at Grayson Street Eatery

Fresh, Local Comfort Food at Grayson Street Eatery

Food & Drink: I’m not much for mystery. Surprise birthday parties aren’t my jam. I like knowing what I’m getting myself into. All. The. Time. I’m a... By Jessica Elizarraras 7/16/2014
Lunchtime Snob: Islander eats at L&L Hawaiian Grill

Lunchtime Snob: Islander eats at L&L Hawaiian Grill

Food & Drink: It’s been about a month since L&L Hawaiian Grill graced SA with its presence. The anticipation for the city’s first location of the... By Jessica Elizarraras 7/16/2014
Flynn’s Hopes to Bring Back Rev Room’s Heyday

Flynn’s Hopes to Bring Back Rev Room’s Heyday

Food & Drink: I have two memories of Revolution Room that will stay with me forever. The first hearkens back to my college days, when we... By Jessica Elizarraras 7/16/2014
Flavor File: More details on Charcuterie Week, a beer delivery service and Kate’s Frosting’s big moves

Flavor File: More details on Charcuterie Week, a beer delivery service and Kate’s Frosting’s big moves

Food & Drink: Details are starting to solidify on the second installment of Charcuterie Week (or Charc Week, the tasty cousin to Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week”). After taking... By Jessica Elizarraras 7/16/2014
Value Vino: Beating the Texas heat with chillable reds

Value Vino: Beating the Texas heat with chillable reds

Food & Drink: Everybody knows this, right: Serve white wines chilled and red wines at “room” temperature. Just not in Texas. When Conventional... By Ron Bechtol 7/16/2014