Food and Drink

Second Singh's location is in the works near UTSA

Singh's chicken bún bowl. Photo: Madalyn Mendoza/Axios

Singh's, a local favorite for Vietnamese food, is going back to its roots with a second location near the University of Texas at San Antonio.

What's happening: Owner Louis Singh tells Axios the plan is to open another Singh's at 7331 N. Loop 1604 West.

San Antonio chef to compete in "Guy's Grocery Games"

Braunda Smith poses in the middle of a grocery aisle.

San Antonio chef Braunda Smith will compete in "Guy's Grocery Games." Photo: Courtesy of Food Network

Lucy Cooper's chef and owner Braunda Smith is becoming somewhat of a Food Network regular with her upcoming appearance on "Guy's Grocery Games."

What's happening: Smith was one of the four "burgermeisters" selected for the Wednesday episode of the show, which pits chefs against each other in a series of challenges for a $20,000 prize.

La Malinche opening soon in San Antonio

Tostada siberia, wth a mound of shredded chicken in the middle,  from the upcoming La Malinche.

Tostada siberia from the new La Malinche. Photo: Courtesy of GoodFood Branding & Marketing

La Malinche Cocina y Cantina is preparing for a late summer opening in Alamo Heights, taking over the former home of Beto's Alt-Mex.

What's happening: Amber Rinn, a spokesperson for the new restaurant, tells Axios it will be an upscale, hacienda-style experience with authentic Mexican food and a full bar.

Megan Stringer
May 19, 2023 - Business

Texas' Blue Bell, Dr Pepper team up for new ice cream flavor

Blue Bell and Dr Pepper mixed into one float ice cream flavor sold in red containers.

These Texas brands are telling us it's time for summer treats. Photo: Courtesy of Blue Bell

Prepare your tastebuds and ready your spoons.

Driving the news: Blue Bell and Dr Pepper, both Texas brands, announced a new ice cream flavor yesterday: Dr Pepper float.

Madalyn Mendoza
May 17, 2023 - News

Too Good To Go app launches in San Antonio to cut food waste

Two women hold jars stuffed with veggies in front of a Too Good To Go-branded recyclable bag.

Local businesses and customers are getting acquainted with Too Good To Go. Photo: Courtesy of Too Good To Go

Too Good To Go, an app that allows consumers to snag cheap eats while helping business owners reduce food waste, is expanding today to San Antonio, Houston and Dallas.

Why it matters: Food waste in the U.S. accounts for 30%-40% of the food supply. The discarded food is sent to landfills, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

San Antonio celebrates maiz in May with local restaurant dishes

Mais con Yelo from Sari-Sari is a Filipino dessert made with layers of shaved ice, creamed corn and sweetened milk. The Big Red & Barbacoa Taco Flight from Stixs & Stone uses homemade Big Red corn tortillas and strawberry and Big Red jam.

Mais con yelo from Sari-Sari (left). The Big Red & barbacoa taco flight from Stixs & Stone. Photos: Courtesy of Sari-Sari and Stixs & Stone

We have an earful of news for you.

What's happening: San Antonio's World Heritage Office is celebrating corn in all its forms this month by partnering with local restaurants offering special corn dishes.

Bar House set to open on North Alamo in San Antonio this fall

Bar House, a brand that started in Schertz, is making its way to San Antonio. Photo: Courtesy of Nick Marquez

North Alamo's string of bars will have a new name in the mix this fall: Bar House.

What's happening: Owner Nick Marquez tell Axios the nearly 100-year-old two-story building at 820 N. Alamo is in the process of becoming an extension of the brand he started in Schertz.

San Antonio's first Seasons 52 is opening this month

Here's your first look at the new place to balance a healthy meal with wine. Photo: Courtesy of Seasons 52

Seasons 52, a national grill and wine bar brand focused on light meals, will open its first San Antonio location at the Alamo Quarry Market this month.

Driving the news: Seasons 52 announced the May 20 grand opening yesterday.

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