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Friday, July 23, 2021

Puro shaved-ice shop Ice Ice Baby brings its over-the-top raspas to Northeast San Antonio

Posted By on Fri, Jul 23, 2021 at 4:12 PM

Folks who enjoy an icy treat heaped with fresh fruit can now snag one from the second location of Ice Ice Baby, located on the city’s northeast side. The shop — known for vibrant raspas piled high with toppings such as mango, chamoy, pickle and hot Cheetos — took...

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Two San Antonio-area chefs compete among top ten in Fox’s Hell’s Kitchen: Young Guns TV series

Posted By on Fri, Jul 23, 2021 at 4:10 PM

Local cooking show couch potatoes, rejoice! Two area chefs are included in the top ten competitors on Fox’s Hell’s Kitchen: Young Guns series. Chefs Emilie Hersh and Antonio Ruiz — from Jason Dady’s Jardín at the San Antonio Botanical Garden and Texas Bistro in New Braunfels, respectively — have...

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Legal beef concludes: San Antonio burger chef Andrew Weissman allowed to register 'Mr. Juicy' name

Posted By on Fri, Jul 23, 2021 at 2:21 PM

A juicy, months-long burger battle ended this week, as San Antonio chef Andrew Weissman announced he now owns the mark “Mr. Juicy” and its corresponding logo. “I am happy to report that after many months, a couple battles and a pocket full of cash I officially own the mark...

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Mr. Crabby's, Taco Rumble: San Antonio's biggest food stories of the week

Posted By on Fri, Jul 23, 2021 at 12:29 PM

It’s no surprise that the Current's story about SA whooping Austin’s ass in a Taco Rumble is our number one story this week. But readers were also interested in award-winning pitmaster Adrian Davila’s recipe for slow-smoked barbacoa. Y’all never cease to amaze. Rounding out this week’s top food stories...

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Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny and Cheetos drop adidas fashion collection, launch TikTok contest

Posted By on Fri, Jul 23, 2021 at 11:04 AM

Popular rapper and San Antonio club favorite Bad Bunny has partnered with cheesy chip company Cheetos to release a limited adidas leisurewear collection that combines Bad Bunny’s style with the “Cheetos Look,” according to a press release. The release is the second phase of the rapper’s Deja tu Huella...

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San Antonio rooftop bar Paramour teases plans to change its name to Apothecary. (Or does it?)

Posted By on Fri, Jul 23, 2021 at 9:42 AM

Swanky San Antonio rooftop bar Paramour took to Instagram late Thursday to debut a potential new logo and new name: Apothecary. Or did it? (See the note below.) “Exciting new things are coming,” the post from the downtown cocktail bar reads. “We need your help, swipe over and in...

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Thursday, July 22, 2021

Karbach Brewing Co. gives $20,000 to Texas farmers hurt by pandemic and winter storms

Posted By on Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 12:19 PM

In April, Houston's Karbach Brewing Co. launched its Restoring the Ranch Program, which aimed to provide grants of $10,000 each to a pair of Texas farmers affected by the pandemic and winter storm. Now, three months later, Karbach has revealed the identity of the two recipients — coincidentally, both...

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Lauded San Antonio taco joint Con Huevos closes up shop to give employees a vacation

Posted By on Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 12:04 PM

Standout San Antonio taqueria Con Huevos Tacos will close its doors next week. Don't worry, though. It hasn't permanently thrown in the towel. The Tex-Mex joint, which drew praise in Texas Monthly's May 2020 issue, took to social media Wednesday to let customers know it's closing for two weeks to...

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San Antonio brewery wants foodies to demand Congress replenish COVID-era restaurant funds

Posted By on Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 10:31 AM

The short-lived federal Restaurant Revitalization Fund could be described as, well, a shitshow. What began as a hand up for the decimated foodservice industry quickly became a headache. Funds ran out a month after the's program launch, and many who were first told they'd receive funds later learned they...

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