Delicious Desserts WITH Your BBQ at Smoke!


Amazing, scratch-made desserts and pastries from Smoke – THE place to dine in for elevated barbecue from Chef Brian West on San Antonio’s northside. With a killer patio, curing done in-house and a full service cocktail bar, you’ll see (and taste) Texas BBQ in a whole new light!



Taste Our Texas Trifecta for Crab Cakes!

Let’s all agree on one summer essential: crab cakes. The meatier, the better! Fresh or frozen, crab meat is easy to prepare. I’ve brought back some old favorites, as well as new discoveries to share…



Rockin’ Moroccan Chicken Enchiladas!

Easy, layered chicken enchiladas in a cast iron skillet from H-E-B Cooking Connection. Enchiladas are a favorite dish down south, and Chef Belinda shows us how to make her South Texas Layered Enchiladas topped with espresso chili and one fabulous fried egg!


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Easy Drinking Summer Reds are In at H-E-B

New wines for summer have arrived in the Wine Dept. at HEB – three in fact that we’ve handpicked for your drinking pleasure! Don’t forget, when you buy ANY six bottles, you’ll still receive a 10% discount off your purchase…



What Wines Pair Best with BBQ

In Texas, barbecue and wine are a match…trust us on that! Our top picks for local BBQ in San Antonio come paired with inexpensive vinos that accentuate that smoky, juicy flavor we all know so well!



Smoke is Chef Driven & SMOKIN’!

At his roots, Chef Brian West is a proud Texan with a deep appreciation for good Texas BBQ. You’ll see proof of that in the video above. Lots of folks know his passion for awesome BBQ with his Smoke “The Truck.” Huge success has since led to a brick and mortar location in Stone Oak…



Eat Like Our Ancestors for Swimsuit Season!

The outdoors are calling and for a lot of us that means paying more attention to what we consume heading into summer. Goodtaste recently linked with self-made chef, Bre’anna Emmitt, to sample some of her favorite Paleo foods while poolside at Keith Zars…



The Ultimate Fiesta Party Food UNLEASHED!

All hail Fiesta time in the Alamo City – it’s finally here. San Antonio comes alive in a wash of color, cascarones and first-rate cuisine. It seems like everywhere you turn, there’s something fun or fiery to feast on…



Smoked Tamales for a Limited Time During Fiesta!

Some of the best food you’ll find in the city of San Antonio surfaces each spring during Fiesta. Count these Smoked Picadillo Duck Tamales from Boudro’s/Zinc Executive Chef Manny Elizondo among the top tastiest prospects in town…



Sights & Scents from the 6th Annual Paella Challenge at Pearl

It’s officially springtime in the Alamo City, and locals have come to expect this sizzling culinary event to usher in the season’s change. The annual Paella Challenge hosted by Chef Johnny Hernandez (La Gloria) is in its sixth year at the historic Pearl Brewery – each year bigger and better than the one before it!



Discount VIP Tix for ‘A Taste of the Northside’ 2015!

The 16th Annual A Taste of the Northside is Wednesday, April 22nd. Expect food tastings from over 50 of the Alamo City’s best restaurants, 3 live bands and over 40 wine and beer tastings! Plus, use our EXCLUSIVE VIP PROMO CODE for a special discount off VIP tickets…



Signature Roasted Spring Rolls from Zinc

Yet another reason to flock to the Boudro’s/Zinc “complex” as I like to call it. These Roasted Spring Rolls are an item both bistros specialize in for special events, and it’s no secret why: they’re super delish! We stuffed ours with shredded roasted duck, but substitute for whatever protein you like…



New Wine Arrivals for March!

Time to shop in the wine department at H-E-B! We’re previewing several brand new labels you’ll see floating around shelves this March…


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