SA Flavor had a chance to catch up with Chef Johnny Hernandez at Casa San Antonio, the embassy for the Alamo City throughout SXSW Interactive 2016. He talked about the breakfast taco cook off to open up Casa San Antonio, gave thoughts on the Taco War between Austin and told why he chose San Antonio. […]
The Ingredients to an Iconic Cocktail
An iconic cocktail transcends place and time. You know the list of the usual suspects: Manhattan, Old Fashioned, Bees Knees, Singapore Sling, Cosmopolitan and Penicillin. These are the kinds of drinks that have staying power and ultimately become iconic. But what is an iconic cocktail? Industry insider Claire Bertin-Lang defined it at the 2016 San […]
How to Roast Hatch Green Chiles [VIDEO]
It’s that time of year again. The temperatures are soaring, football season is about to gear up and Hatch green chiles are in season! What? Never heard of Hatch green chiles? I guess that they aren’t as common down in South Texas as they are where I’m from in West Texas. But with the advent […]
But First… Let Me Eat a Taco [Selfie Fiesta Remix]
The Selfie Fiesta Remix is catchy and captures both the joie de vivre and frustrations of Fiesta. I’ll tell you about it in a minute, but first, let me eat a taco.
Cracking Texas Pecans: Review of Three Shellers
One of the great things about living in Texas is that there are pecans everywhere, but man they are a tough nut to crack. Garrett reviews three pecan shellers in this video.
Dorćol Distilling Company – Apricot Rakia Made in Southtown
Dorćol Distilling Company, one of the newer San Antonio based distilleries, showed off their apricot rakia in the tasting room of the San Antonio Cocktail Conference. Distilled from 100% apricots and bottled at 84 proof, rakia is a popular liquor over in Eastern Europe. “The whole idea of a rakia is to try to capture […]
How to Drink Scotch: Lessons from The Macallan Man
Find out how to properly drink Scotch from aficionado Randy Adams. Step 1: Pour a glass of the most expensive bottle on the table.