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2tarts Bakery & Catering is located in historical downtown New Braunfels, TX. This scratch bakery offers a wide verity of desserts including buttery tarts to gourmet wedding cakes. Come down and enjoy our late night hours or stop by and pick up your specialty order. Owned, operated, and made with love by Sisters April & Ashley.
Award-winning Mediterranean-Lebanese-American franchise offering falaffel, fresh soups daily, hummos, baba, salads, shiskebobs, rolled pitas, large selection of vegetarian menu.
Beautiful garden setting with peacocks and Asain phesants roaming the grounds. Diverse menu apealing to all tastes with an array of desserts and specialty drinks.
San Antonio's newest Bagel hot-spot! Try our fabulous New York-style bagels made fresh from scratch right here in our kitchen. We make 18 varieties of bagels and 9 flavors of cream cheese. We have several breakfast and lunch sandwiches, all available any time. Try our famous Cheese Grits and Bagelaches for a treat! If you love real bagels, you'll love Bagel Factory! San Antonio Magazine thinks we've done it right!
Play some billiards and eat good food.
Barron’s Restaurant offers a variety of tantalizing selections and sits in the historic Sheraton Gunter Hotel directly across the Majestic Theatre and within walking distance from the famed Riverwalk.
Begin your day with one of the restaurants homemade strawberry-filled croissants, warm Texas-sized muffins, or Eggs Benedict, a house specialty. For lunch, a daily assortment of pasta and toppings, prepared to your specifications, is freshly sautéed and served along with various selections of salads, breads and desserts in the ever-popular Pasta Plus Buffet. And Barron’s restaurant is the perfect location for dining following an evening out on the town, offering the perfect ambience for a casual or romantic dinner.
Bennigan's is a family favorite with great service and good food.
The messy burgers are good at the core, and the traditional sides rate high at this humbly remade restaurant. Don't miss the fries and onion rings, but go easy on the works. -- Ron Bechtol (01/09)
Bruce Auden continues to be the city's premier apostle of world-wise regional cooking, and there is no better place to get one's gastronomic feet and whistle wet than at the sinuous bar. Here, the noodle menu includes such enticements as chicken fried oysters with squid ink pasta and pancetta, and a red coconut curry with egg noodles, shrimp, and snap peas - which can be paired to appropriate wines by the glass from Biga's ample list. - Ron Bechtol
Mobile bistro bringing directly to you hot fresh food. crab cakes, ancho short ribs, panini and cuban sandwiches, seared tuna tacos,pesto pasta and salads. Call us to show up and delight your patrons at your venue. We are available for local public and private events.
Mark Bliss has returned to town and to the first restaurant he can call his own, and there couldn’t be a more congenial place for sampling New American cuisine. Simplest dishes seem to be the best so far; more complicated preparations can fail to meet expectations — but then we were expecting a great deal.
Located on the waterfront of Lake LBJ in Sunrise Beach, mostly outside dining on 2 levels of the deck. Also featuring an intimate inside waterfront dining room.
At Lunch renowned for it's top-quality Burgers, Brisket and Bratwurst, changing at Dinner to a Steak & Seafood House featuring only USDA Prime Beef items as well as Fish and Lobster.
Dinner is served as a set 4-course menu with appetizer, salad, choice of 1 of 11 main courses as well as dessert.
We do not "turn a table" - your table is yours alone for the entire evening.
Dinners are reservations only.
Docking space for guests arriving by boat is available free of charge.
Here's a truth to be reckoned with: Don't wait until near closing time to hit a popular barbecue joint. Arriving at Bob's a full hour before the alleged closing time on a Saturday, we were the last to be let in. "We had a blessed day," explained out erstwhile hostess. Translation: They had been slammed and were out of just about everything but pork ribs and sausage. Nothing to do but bar the door under such circumstances. - Ron Bechtol
Mom's night off for four or 40, Bud Jones hand-batters its tasty slate of deep-fried goods. Tops are the hubcap-size chicken-fried steak and the Rockport Shrimp. -- Sam Siegel (11/08)
50 cent wings, all day everyday! Awesome burgers and fried pickles to die for.
Full bar, 2 patios and 3 bars.
Tuesday & Wednesday $1.00 Domestic Longnecks. Live Music on the Weekends.
The zap is all in the food at this science-themed burger experiment. The lab coats in the kitchen know what they’re doing. Bathroom chalkboard for Good Will Hunting equations included
The shakes, the sweet-potato fries, and the Roswell burger
Eat, drink and be barry.
This Botanical Garden gem transcends its tearoom trappings with inventive sandwiches and brunch specials, serious entrees, and a modest wine list. -- Ron Bechtol (06/08)
Sports bar with anything-but-small TVs and descent, affordable food.
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Penned in 1816 by German author E. T. A. Hoffmann, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King formed the fantastical springboard for the Tchaikovsky-scored two-act ballet The Nutcracker. Premiered in 1892 in St. Petersburg, Russia, with choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, the holiday mainstay has inspired an eclectic array of adaptations—from B. Bumble and the Stingers’ boogie-woogie hit “Nut Rocker” to the burlesque satire The Slutcracker. Choreographed by Gabriel Zertuche and conducted by Akiko Fujimoto, this local production unites Ballet San Antonio and the San Antonio Symphony for dancing around the Christmas tree, a war between gingerbread soldiers and menacing mice, and an enchanting voyage in a dolphin-powered boat to meet the Sugar Plum Fairy in the Land of Sweets.
Lady Gaga may be trying to shove “art pop” down our throats, but critics increasingly recognize Kanye West as the king of the avant-garde/radio top 40 hybrid. New York magazine’s art critic Jerry Saltz credited the rapper’s insane “Bound 2” video with creating “a collective cultural fracturing … that I call the New Uncanny.” None other than the late Lou Reed reviewed West’s Yeezus, a deeply polarizing album that dropped this summer (“lookout, this guy is making connections,” wrote Reed about West’s ability to merge hip-hop with other “high art” pursuits). Now, reviews of his Yeezus Tour describe the effort as “an energetic, artistically ambitious and at times majestic ‘concept’ concert.” The spectacle includes cultish back-up dancers, a jeweled facemask, two mountains, White Jesus, snow and more. Take that, Gaga. Kendrick Lamar opens.
The book Tamales, Comadres and the Meaning of Civilization reminds that tamales have served as “one of the keys to the survival of humans for the last 7,000 years in the Americas.” Deceptively simple in appearance, these holiday staples can prove quite challenging to make, which is the premise behind Alicia Mena’s Las Nuevas Tamaleras. Since its 1993 debut, the production has emerged as a favorite fans consider “as much a tradition with the San Antonio community as The Nutcracker.” Touching on the hard work, bonding and mishaps intrinsic to Yuletide tamaladas, Mena’s one-act comedy stars Kinya Cano, Melissa Silva and Sonia Rodriguez as first-time tamaleras who get an unexpected assist from the ghosts of tamal experts Doña Juanita (Rita Duggan) and Doña Mercedes (Lorraine Pulido).
December 8 marks the 33rd anniversary of the murder of John Lennon at the hands (gun) of an idiot whose name I don’t want to remember. Lifelong Beatles/John fan Jenny Luna started the Lennon Lives celebration with a mixed bag last year. Dozens of local artists did their best to cover Lennon’s songs and, as is usually the case at events like this, some succeeded and some didn’t. This year, those paying tribute to John include the Rosedale Highs, Tera Ferna, lovelettertypewriter, Jeremiah Bredvad, Christina Quick and more. But this is more than just about music: the tribute fest is free, and all you need to get in is non-perishable food, a blanket, warm clothing and/or toys to benefit the needy, and stay until the end for the candle vigil. I didn’t know the man personally, but something tells me John would be OK with that.
When it comes to blues piano, nine-time Blues Music Awards-winner Marcia Ball is the full package: an exhilarating combination of Texas roots and Louisiana blues, a terrific song selection (as of late, mostly written or co-written by her) and solid albums (the latest of which, Roadside Attractions, earned her a fifth Grammy nomination). Born in Orange, TX, she grew up in Vinton, La., but moved to Austin by accident in 1970, when her car broke down on her way to San Francisco and she fell in love with the Lone Star capital. She’s at her best in a live setting and Sam’s is the perfect-sounding venue for her, so get close to the stage and bring your dancing shoes and your partner—the Queen of Boogie-Woogie can sing heart-melting ballads too. With Austin-based soul, pop and R&B diva Lauren Silva.
On display will be three of Gassiot’s sculptural video installations: Empty Crib, Every Bath, and Circadian Rhythm. Brooke Gassiot is a Texas native, currently based in Austin. Her work has recently been featured in the East Austin Studio Tour, and at the Art Car Museum (Houston, TX) and Red Arrow Contemporary (Dallas, TX). That same evening The Lullwood Studios will host a small works sale in honor of the holiday season—a great opportunity to pick up unique gifts and support your local art community.
San Antonio, TX 78215
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