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Friday, April 16, 2021

San Antonio-based Bill Miller Bar-B-Q is bringing back homemade rye bread for limited time

Posted By on Fri, Apr 16, 2021 at 4:19 PM

If you’ve ever snagged some pickles or pico de gallo from a Bill Miller Bar-B-Q dining room's condiment bar, you’ve probably peeped a tub full of the BBQ chain’s rye bread. The earthy flavors of caraway typically associated with rye bread don’t appeal to everyone, but enough Bill...

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New San Antonio smoothie and juice bar opening Saturday near Lackland Air Force Base

Posted By on Fri, Apr 16, 2021 at 3:10 PM

Coco Bliss, a new smoothie and juice bar located less than a mile from the Pearsall Park Trailhead, will hold its grand opening Saturday, April 17. The Lackland AFB-area shop will dole out smoothies, smoothie bowls, fresh juices and coffee — as well as free T-shirts and totes to the...

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These San Antonio restaurants are celebrating National Crawfish Day on Saturday with seafood boils

Posted By on Fri, Apr 16, 2021 at 2:55 PM

Fresh-boiled Louisiana mudbugs can be an acquired taste, but many Texans will eat just about anything as long as it's dressed up with spicy seasoning. Saturday, April 17 is National Crawfish Day, so we scoured the interwebs for a trio of spots that will prepare the crustaceans in a...

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La Gloria, Hill Country Craft Beer Festival: San Antonio's biggest food stories of the week

Posted By on Fri, Apr 16, 2021 at 1:42 PM

Based on the Current's most-read food stories of the week, it's clear San Antonians were hungry for insight on chef Johnny Hernandez's next culinary move. A story on Hernandez's talks with the Pearl about the future of his original La Gloria location was among our top-trafficked story this week....

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San Antonio chef from Hotel Havana's Ocho opens new restaurant in Olmos Park

Posted By on Fri, Apr 16, 2021 at 12:19 PM

Chef Jesse Kuykendall — also known to colleagues as “Chef Kirk” — this week opened the doors of Milpa, a new eatery at The Yard shopping center in Olmos Park. The mind behind the innovative cuisine at Ocho at Hotel Havana and a food truck also bearing the Milpa moniker, Chef Kirk...

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San Antonio’s Shotgun House Roasters celebrates anniversary with weekend-long deals

Posted By on Fri, Apr 16, 2021 at 11:38 AM

Nestled inside artisan and entrepreneur space Warehouse 5, Shotgun House Roasters is a coffee spot that's offered chill vibes, hot java and casual eats for three years. In celebration of that milestone, the shop will discount every purchase by 30%  from Friday through Sunday. The deal applies to everything,...

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Fuego, a Texas-based taco chain popular in college towns, to open first San Antonio location

Posted By on Fri, Apr 16, 2021 at 11:35 AM

The Alamo City will soon be home to a new location of Fuego Tortilla Grill, a Texas-based chain known for its roasted poblano queso and over-the-top takes on taco fillings. News site MySA reports that the “cousin of Torchy’s Tacos” will set up a new location at the intersection of...

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San Antonio Tex-Mex staple Tommy's to open new North Side location

Posted By on Fri, Apr 16, 2021 at 9:56 AM

Fans of San Antonio's quintessential culinary duo of barbacoa and Big Red may delight in the news that Tommy’s Restaurant is opening a fifth location on the city’s North Side. The new restaurant will sit at the corner of Wurzbach Parkway and Blanco Road, near Phil Hardberger Park East,...

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Thursday, April 15, 2021

San Antonio’s Hotel Havana to hold spring floral design workshop and happy hour on picturesque terrace

Posted By on Thu, Apr 15, 2021 at 3:29 PM

Spring has sprung, and downtown boutique accommodations Hotel Havana will celebrate the season's return with a Saturday, May 1 floral arrangement workshop on its terrace. Led by SA-based floral design group Mother Flower Design, the workshop will also feature sips aplenty from Still Austin Whiskey Co. The $65 ticket price includes...

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