San Antonio continues to surprise me from what lies buried within the city. Beneath the abundance of tacos and barbecue hides Thai Chili, an unexpected Asian gem which some San Antonians may find surprising. Across the street from a Taco Bell, Biller Miller’s Bar-B-Q and an H-E-B grocery store stands Thai Chili off of Thousand […]
Sea Island Shrimp House: SA’s Seafood Legacy
Every family has that one “go-to” restaurant to celebrate everything, from birthdays to Mother’s Day. For my family, it’s our local Sea Island Shrimp House.
Frontier Burger: Return of the Charcoal Grilled Burger
As you head toward the city’s Northeast side, you’re gonna see a sign that will give you a big ole jolt of nostalgia—Frontier Burger has returned!
Where’s the Gravy?! A Reflection on Las Palapas and Moving On
Everyone finds that one comfort restaurant and food when moving to a new city; Las Palapas and the “cheesy enchilada” plate was mine in SA. Until one day they no longer included gravy on the dish.
Erick’s Tacos: Heaven In A Tortilla
While you can certainly order traditional Tex-Mex plates an entrees, don’t leave Erick’s Tacos without having at least one of their delicious street tacos.
My love of restaurants in shack like structures took me to Rita’s Enchiladas the other day. Situated on Austin Highway a couple of blocks West of Perrin Beitel Road, Rita’s is a restaurant built out of corrugated tin and red paint and serves up more of traditional brand of Mexican food in a compact menu. […]
Texas is known for having good BBQ, but you have probably noticed that I have not had too many articles written about BBQ on the blog. The reason being is that I am so surrounded by such good Mexican food that I tend to concentrate on that style of cuisine. Well the other day, when […]