Category Archives: Food

The Monterey Offers Epic, Eclectic Eats, Beers, Wines & Sake!

This post is so overdue it’s not funny. Waaaaay back in March, thepixelarchitect and I discovered a true gem on the San Antonio foodie scene when we went to The Monterey (Facebook | Twitter | Yelp) for Sunday brunch. We … Continue reading

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Top Chef Mania Hits San Antonio!

MySA is reporting that Bravo director of communications Tory Brody has confirmed that “a large percentage [of Top Chef’s next season] will be in San Antonio.” In fact, the season is focusing on Texas, not just San Antonio, with filming … Continue reading

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Alamo Drafthouse Cinema FTW!

Had a cool night out last night at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, where we participated in a sing-along performance of GREASE, that fabulous musical that gave us “Summer Lovin’,” “Greased Lightning,” “Beauty School Dropout,” and more! First, a note about … Continue reading

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LA Times Explores Our Riverwalk

Yesterday’s Los Angeles Times Travel section featured a profile of our beloved Riverwalk entitled “Good times for San Antonio’s Riverwalk,” in which the author shares the fact that the Riverwalk attracts more visitors each year “than Universal Studios, New York’s … Continue reading

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Let’s be Friends at The Friendly Spot Ice House

Back in the days of the household icebox (before refrigerators), people had to regularly purchase blocks of ice to keep their perishables cool. That ice likely came from a local ice house — a warehouse for the frozen stuff. With … Continue reading

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Bohanan’s Does Steak Like No Other

It’s no secret that thepixelarchitect and I are big fans and frequent patrons of Bohanan’s Bar on Houston Street in downtown San Antonio, where our favorite bartender, Chris Ware, works his craft. See Bohanan’s brings the “Cocktail Renaissance” to San … Continue reading

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¡Viva Fiesta!

A vibe of excitement is in the air; it’s almost palpable as the city prepares for its annual 11-day Fiesta. thepixelarchitect and I are, of course, Fiesta virgins this year, so we don’t quite know what to expect, except that … Continue reading

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Dinner in Austin: Foreign & Domestic

While living in the Bay Area, thepixelarchitect and I were fortunate enough to have eaten at several restaurants with either Michelin stars or recommendations. Michelin does not produce a guide for Texas, but the meal we enjoyed at Foreign & … Continue reading

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Bohanan’s brings the “Cocktail Renaissance” to San Antonio

On his trip to San Antonio for his interview, thepixelarchitect found a nifty little pre-Prohibition style bar specializing in cocktails from that era. Bohanan’s Bar is downstairs from Bohanan’s Prime Steaks and Seafoods, which has been ranked as the second … Continue reading

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Texas Breakfast

Fajitas and eggs @ Taco Cabana! — Posted from WordPress for Android

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