Chef Stefan Bowers and the St. Anthony Hotel released a new happy hour menu this past week. Thursday was the first day that the happy hour menu went into motion, the menu features both food and classic cocktail specials that will rotate out frequently. Gone is the old happy hour of two dollars off a house cocktails, … Continue reading Haunt and Rebelle Launch a New Happy Hour
On the far north side of San Antonio, Edison Experiment, a swanky cocktail bar with a speakeasy atmosphere and friendly tenders behind the bar, is starting to make a riffle in the cocktail competition scene. Including the Rum Runoff, which occurred last Wednesday, June 14th, the bar has now hosted three throw downs. The first … Continue reading Edison Experiments with a Rum Run-Off
June 5th marks the beginning of Negroni Week once again. The cocktail that the week is named after is simple, delicious and refreshing. It involves taking equal parts gin, sweet vermouth, and Campari, stirring them together, straining and viola! The program, which started in 2013, is sponsored by Campari, and helps raise money for different … Continue reading Negroni Week: Cocktails for Charity!
The San Antonio Cocktail Conference, an event which has occurred every year for the past 5 years, is continuing its expansion as the most premier conferences of its kind. The conference started in 2012 as a weekend affair, a way for the Houston Street Charities to raise money for non-profit organizations in the San Antonio … Continue reading The Event of the year: The San Antonio Cocktail Conference
The San Antonio River Foundation has hosted the Rivertini event for the past eight years, and the ninth one is on March 23rd, just under a week away. In preparation for the event, I decided to interview the competitors, shedding light on the mixologists and their creative processes. I challenged myself to interviewing 20 bartenders in … Continue reading Bartenders revving up for Rivertini!
Asado Seafood and Grill, housed in the Hilton by the San Antonio International Airport is reinventing the idea of dessert with their new and experimental menu. The head chef at Asado, has grown tired of the cheesecakes and chocolate cakes that, while delicious, -plague dessert menus all over the country. He came up with a … Continue reading Asado experiments with desserts
The San Antonio River Foundation has hosted the annual Rivertini Pour Off for the past eight years, and they are gearing up for the ninth to be held on Thursday, March 23rd. The event, will take place at the Wyndham Garden Riverwalk on the museum reach, and it is an exciting cocktail throw down featuring 20 … Continue reading Rivertini is in for it’s 9th event
With Valentine's day just around the corner, there is not a better steak house in town to spend a romantic dinner than at Bohanan's. The staple of the Houston St. is within a couple feet from the Riverwalk making it a great date spot for locals and tourists alike. This Valentine's Day, Bohanan's is serving … Continue reading Valentine’s Day at Bohanan’s