Thursday, April 2, 2020

H-E-B Now Selling Full Meals From Local Restaurants in Response to Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted By on Thu, Apr 2, 2020 at 9:15 AM

Those looking to support local restaurants through this tough time now have another option beyond takeout and delivery: browsing the refrigerator case at H-E-B. The San Antonio-based grocer launched a pilot program to get restaurant-prepared meals onto its stores during the COVID-19 crisis, MySanAntonio.com reports. Jewish deli Max &...

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

The Takeaway: Pitmaster Mike Gutierrez of Ay Que Rico Talks Brisket, Barbecues and Life After COVID-19

Posted By on Wed, Apr 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM

Name: Mike Gutierrez Job/Title: Co-owner and pitmaster of Ay Que Rico food truck Birthplace: San Antonio Years in food service: Nine Little-known fact: Ay Que Rico sponsors a local boxer who does a Thanksgiving food drive each year. Money quote: “I think the key to smoking is being...

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Paesanos Riverwalk Offering One-Day Only To-Go Deal on Friday

Posted By on Tue, Mar 31, 2020 at 4:01 PM

Having a romantic night with your boo may seem next to impossible under the shelter in place order, but Paesanos Riverwalk has got you covered. On Friday, Paesanos' Riverwalk is reopening its kitchen doors to offer its signature Shrimp Paesano dinner for two for $50. The one-day pop-up menu...

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Monday, March 30, 2020

From Schwarzenegger to Vice, San Antonio's H-E-B Is Winning Praise for its Coronavirus Readiness

Posted By on Mon, Mar 30, 2020 at 3:47 PM

San Antonio-based grocery chain H-E-B is racking up effusive praise for its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. And not just from loyal local shoppers. In the past week, both Texas Monthly and hipster news outlet Vice have penned glowing profiles of the company, and one-time California Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger took...

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How San Antonio’s Taquerias Are Hurting During Coronavirus Outbreak

Posted By on Mon, Mar 30, 2020 at 9:06 AM

Since Wednesday, when local officials ordered San Antonians to stay home during the coronavirus outbreak, sales at Maria’s Cafe on Nogalitos Street have plummeted. “Yesterday it went down, big time,” owner Maria Beza, 59, said Thursday morning. “We came in at 7 a.m. and we left at 10 a.m....

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Friday, March 27, 2020

San Antonio Current Launches Searchable List of Local Restaurants Offering Takeout, Delivery and Curbside Pickup

Posted By on Fri, Mar 27, 2020 at 12:09 PM

San Antonians may be hunkered down in our homes right now, but it's a safe bet we haven't lost our appetite for outstanding local food. The Current's restaurant listings have always let you know where to find great dining options. Now, this week, we've rolled out a new feature...

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

San Antonio Restaurant La Gloria Offering Market Hours for Medical Professionals and First Responders

Posted By on Thu, Mar 26, 2020 at 3:33 PM

Mexican street food outpost La Gloria wants to help San Antonio medical professionals as they battle the pandemic. To that end, the eatery at the Pearl has added special shopping hours at its onsite market from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. exclusively for health care personnel and first responders. All they'll need to...

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San Antonio Botanical Garden Donating Veggies It Grows to Feed People During Coronavirus Crisis

Posted By on Thu, Mar 26, 2020 at 1:41 PM

Restaurants and the Food Bank aren't the only ones helping San Antonians stay fed during the coronavirus lockdown. The San Antonio Botanical Garden has repurposed the winter and early spring produce it grows on-site and donated it to communities with the help of the San Antonio Food Policy Council....

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San Antonio's The Pearl Launches New Website for Food Delivery Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted By on Thu, Mar 26, 2020 at 8:28 AM

Add the restaurants at The Pearl to the list of pickup and delivery options as San Antonio continues its shelter-in-place order. The near-downtown development has launched a new website, Pearl On The Go, to make it easier for diners to order meals, family packages and beer to go.  Initially,...

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Seeking Solace in a Tortilla: Say Town Tacos’ Menu May Not Be Big, But Its Flavors Offer the Comfort We Crave in Tough Times

Posted By on Wed, Mar 25, 2020 at 2:00 PM

In times of crisis, personal and pandemic, it’s only natural that people would seek some kind of comfort in familiar foods — the ones we grew up with or have come to love over the years. For many in San Antonio, that means tacos.While there may always be carne...

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