Reviews

Iconic Comfort Food at Josephine Street

The Alamo. The Missions. The Riverwalk. These are San Antonio’s most beloved icons. We live in a city steeped in history and culture, and there are many places that define our roots and make us proud to live here. The world is moving pretty fast these days, even as...
Cured

Cured

Meats come into their own here It’s easy these days to feel a little overwhelmed by the density of mostly new construction at Pearl. Fortunately, there are a few small gems scattered in and around the development to relieve its otherwise all-at-once aspect. Cured,...

The Cookhouse

The Cookhouse

The Cinderella story of the last few years, at least in the food world, has been the move of many a fledgling restaurateur from mobile truck to fixed location. Though there must be some folks content with the gypsy life, the urge to settle down has got to be a...

Toro Kitchen + Bar

Toro Kitchen + Bar

Imagine thousands of people tightly packed on the streets of Pamplona, Spain. Everyone is dressed in the traditional white clothing with red scarves adorning their necks and waistbands. You hear an approaching roar. Thundering hooves become louder as the bulls...

Outlaw Kitchens

Outlaw Kitchens

A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in New York, Chef Paul has had quite an impressive career. Raised in Pittsburgh, he taught at the CIA campuses in Hyde Park, Napa and most recently, he opened the CIA in San Antonio. He had the honor of working...

Nonna Osteria

Nonna Osteria

San Antonio is a city on the rise. You only need to drive downtown and count the construction cranes to realize how fast we are growing, and the revitalization of the downtown area is a major driving force. The city is no longer just a cute vacation spot to eat...

Volare Gourmet Pizza

Volare Gourmet Pizza

Just about every community or city publication across the country will, at one time, run a controversial article debating who has the best pizza in town. It's an ongoing battle, and everyone has their own opinion. For some, it's about the thick crust, and for others,...

Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery

Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery

Housed  in the original brewhouse building at the Pearl complex, Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery has set a high standard for Gulf Coast cuisine in San Antonio. The restaurant opened in 2015 and has since become one of the most acclaimed restaurants and...

Perry’s Steakhouse

Perry’s Steakhouse

If you don’t mind clambering up to a seat at a high banquette (somehow designers never seem to get these things proportionally correct; it’s really annoying not to have one’s feet touch terra firma — or something firma — when seated) and have a tolerance for an...

Fleming’s Steakhouse

Fleming’s Steakhouse

There’s something Mad Men retro about most steakhouses —whether they serenade you with Sinatra or simply shake a stylish martini. Or both. But as these are not boom times, we suggest a stratagem for struttin’ your own style at a reduced rate: Hit happy hour. This is...

Silo Terrace

Silo Terrace

Seafood excels with the star treatment. The Silo architectural signature is alive and well at the new Terrace Oyster Bar: Yes, you do get into an elevator—here as at other Silos the brief ride serves to remove diners from the prosaic world of parking lots and shopping...