Tuesday, February 18, 2020

EVO Entertainment to Open Second San Antonio-Area Location by 2021

Posted By on Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 2:27 PM

Austin-based EVO Entertainment Group announced plans to open its second San Antonio location — an 80,000 square-foot property with a movie theater, gaming and dining center — by 2021. The new center will be located at the intersection of Texas State Highway 151 and Military Drive, as part of the...

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Smack's Chicken Shack, Bird & Biscuit Team Up to Serve Epic Sandwich at Pop-Up on St. Mary's Strip

Posted By on Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 1:09 PM

Since opening in 2018, Smack's Chicken Shack (formerly known as Smackerels) has brought chef Keenen Hendricks' over-the-top chicken sandwiches to San Antonio food lovers. Hendricks has teamed up with sous chef JC Rodriguez of Bird & Biscuit, a forthcoming eatery from the Southerleigh Restaurant Group, for a collaborative, epic...

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Monday, February 17, 2020

California-Based Pop-Up Bringing 'Vegan Junk Food' to San Antonio This Weekend

Posted By on Mon, Feb 17, 2020 at 12:40 PM

Los Angeles-based Vuture Food is bringing its national food truck tour to Texas this week, with plans to stop in San Antonio on Saturday, Feb. 22. The food truck, named for the "vegan future of food," specializes in plant-based junk food like cheeseburgers and Nashville Chik’n sandwiches that supposedly...

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San Antonio Eatery Makes Texas Monthly’s Best New Restaurant List

Posted By on Mon, Feb 17, 2020 at 12:01 PM

The Culinary Institute of America in San Antonio is best-known as the training grounds for burgeoning local talent but, according to Texas Monthly, it’s also home to one of the best restaurants in the state. Texas Monthly food editor Pat Sharpe has named Savor, the CIA student-run restaurant at...

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Saturday, February 15, 2020

Friday, February 14, 2020

White Castle Will Pop Up With Sliders at San Antonio Food Bank on Monday

Posted By on Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 2:17 PM

White Castle is making one last stop in San Antonio, but this time you won’t need to worry about reservations. Following its sold-out Valentine’s Day weekend pop-up, the burger chain is bringing its Crave Mobile food truck to the San Antonio Food Bank on Monday, February 17. From 11...

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Bon Appétit Magazine Recognizes H-E-B for Making the 'Best Supermarket-Brand Tortillas'

Posted By on Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 1:50 PM

With hundreds of locations throughout the state, it's easy to forget that H-E-B stores (and their in-store tortillerias) only exist in Texas. However, a recent Bon Appétit article recognized the grocery giant for making the best supermarket-brand flour tortillas in the U.S. Author Alex Beggs, a Lone Star State native, waxes...

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The Takeaway: Tim McDiarmid of The Good Kind Wants You to Know the Food Business is Tough

Posted By on Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 1:44 PM

Name: Tim McDiarmid Job: Founder of The Good Kind Hospitality Group and Tim the Girl Catering Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia Years in food service: 30 Big impact: Operates a catering company plus The Good Kind restaurant and Ivy Hall events center, both in Southtown Money quote: “Food is work;...

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This Week in San Antonio Food News: Spirit-Free Cocktails, Southtown Favorite Closing and Where to Celebrate Burger Week

Posted By on Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 11:17 AM

Dry January is over, but there’s more San Antonio bars to enjoy spirit-free cocktails than ever before. Southtown icon Bar America has temporarily closed for general renovations, so plan to bar hop accordingly. According to this new food list, the best burger in Texas is found here in San...

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Bar America Announces Temporary Closure for Building Renovations

Posted By on Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 2:38 PM

Though the 78-year-old Bar America is looking better than ever these days, there's still work to be done. The Southtown watering hole closed its doors this week for renovations. The Bar America team took to social media on Monday, assuring patrons that the closure is temporary, and renovations will...

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