Tuesday, July 16, 2019

White Elephant Coffee Co. to Close Southtown San Antonio Shop This Month

Posted By on Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 3:12 PM

Get your final caffeine fix at White Elephant Coffee Co. while you can. After four years of business, the award-winning Southtown coffeeshop will close its doors on July 31. "The last four years were filled with joy, excitement, passion, education, drive, accomplishment, community, friends, family, and love," owner Jose Carlos de...

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Pinch, San Antonio's Southeast Seafood Restaurant, Refocuses Expansion: Second Location to Open in 2020

Posted By on Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 1:06 PM

Pinch Boil House, a dining staple in downtown San Antonio, has paused its expansion plans for East Austin, following unexpected development delays. The popular fast-causal restaurant, co-founded by Andrew Ho and Sean Wen, opened to local diners in 2017, and was slated to open a second location in East Austin this summer....

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Meet the Compost Queens: Transforming Waste for a Greener San Antonio

Posted By on Mon, Jul 15, 2019 at 4:00 PM

The Compost Queens are ready to take your (organic) trash. Led by mother-and-daughter team Betsy Wunderlick Gruy and Kate Jaceldo, the Compost Queens have partnered with local residents, farms and restaurants to improve local sustainability (and reduce methane emissions) since 2017. The company has since grown to serve local residents, restaurants like...

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Maverick Whiskey Celebrates Arrival to Downtown San Antonio with Open House

Posted By on Mon, Jul 15, 2019 at 2:21 PM

Maverick Whiskey – a new distillery, brewery and restaurant named for Texas Independence signer Samuel A. Maverick – is welcoming San Antonians to check out the space during an open house event on Monday, July 15. Owner Ken Maverick, a direct descendent of the Texas history icon, worked for nearly...

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Friday, July 12, 2019

This Week in San Antonio Food News: National French Fry Day, New Happy Hour Specials and Restaurants on the Rise

Posted By on Fri, Jul 12, 2019 at 2:49 PM

San Antonio's Jerk Shack was named one of the best new restaurants in America, according to Eater's 2019 list. Meet chef Jacob Gonzales, who's bringing new happy hour specials and menu items to Feast in Southtown. Fewer than five Texas bars make a legit Suntory Toki Highball. You can find...

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The Story Behind Firemans Light and a Taste of the Brewery's Personality

Posted By on Fri, Jul 12, 2019 at 11:33 AM

Brief description of the brewery: Since 1996, Real Ale has grown from a small family operation making beer in the basement of an antique store in downtown Blanco to a brewery of 60+ people making some of the highest quality craft beers in the state. Real Ale believes minimal...

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Chatting with San Antonio Chef Jacob Gonzales

Posted By on Thu, Jul 11, 2019 at 4:16 PM

Age: 27 Hometown: San Antonio After-Hours Eats: Hot Joy School: St. Philip’s College San Antonio’s culinary scene grow by leaps and bounds since Jacob Gonzales arrived at Feast in 2011. Gonzales began his culinary career at the Southtown restaurant, led by chef Stefan Bowers and restaurateur Andrew Goodman, and...

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

San Antonio's Jerk Shack Named One of the Best New Restaurants in America By Eater

Posted By on Wed, Jul 10, 2019 at 2:36 PM

The Jerk Shack, a beloved Jamaican restaurant in San Antonio, was named on Eater's 2019 list of best new restaurants in America, confirming what we already suspected: those patties and Caribbean flavors are legit. Chef Lattoia Massey (aka Nicola Blaque), a CIA-San Antonio grad and U.S. Army veteran, worked...

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H-E-B to Test Self-Driving Vehicle for Delivery Services in San Antonio

Posted By on Wed, Jul 10, 2019 at 1:33 PM

H-E-B Wednesday announced plans to launch an Autonomous Delivery Vehicle (ADV) pilot program in San Antonio later this year. The company is working with Udelv – a California-based company that specializes in building ADVs – to test driverless technology, and potentially expand their tech-based delivery services, which include Favor, H-E-B Curbside and...

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Crispy Tacos Making a Comeback at Burger King, In Case That Sounds Appetizing

Posted By on Tue, Jul 9, 2019 at 3:14 PM

San Antonio is a city with plentiful taqueria options, and even Burger King is looking to become a contender in the taco game. The company announced Tuesday that the Crispy Taco would be available at stores nationwide, for just $1 each. Burger King previously sold the tacos as a limited...

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