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…



Take Our Gluten-Free Challenge from Blackbird Bakery!

If you’re doing the gluten-free diet, or circumstances in life have steered you in that direction, there’s a really cool cookbook I found with amazing recipes for the savory and the sweet. Now, when you take our gluten-free challenge, you could win BIG…



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…



ManeUBER Your Way Through South Texas!

Here’s your ticket to the open road, as well as awesome food & drink in the ‘South Texas Triangle’ of San Antonio, Houston and Austin. Now you can credit up to $30 on your first ride with Uber! Enter this secret promo code and start saving…



Win a Weekend of Rejuvenation at Deer Lake Lodge & Spa!

Detox, decompress and do it all over again! Enter to win a 3-Day/2-Night stay for you and that special someone in a cozy suite at Deer Lake Lodge & Spa (as seen in O Magazine), courtesy of! Let the healing begin…



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…


Come and Taste It! Manhattan

The Award-Winning “Come and Taste It!” Manhattan

This just in! Indulge in the big winner of “San Antonio’s Best Manhattan” competition for 2015. This fabulous recipe was crafted by Luis Villegas of Costa Pacifica – his “Come and Taste It!” Manhattan – garnished with George Dickel infused cherry…



Set the Mood & Settle In with a Sexy Spa

Experience a new level of luxury in the privacy of your home with a custom spa. Not only is a whirlpool a pleasant way to unwind beneath the stars, but there are therapeutic benefits as well. Set the mood with chocolate, bubbly and some warm sensations!



Dive into Boudro’s GORGEOUS Duck & Sausage Gumbo

It’s one of THE stellar dishes at Boudro’s on the San Antonio River Walk…Boudro’s Duck & Sausage Gumbo. This dynamic dish has been on the menu since the bistro first opened nearly 30 years ago. You’re in for a treat — and the recipe!



La Margarita: Home of the ORIGINAL Sizzling Fajitas!

It’s Puro San Antonio in every sense of the word! No visit to the Alamo City is complete without a stop at La Margarita. Challenge your palate with some of the most exciting dishes from across the border, including their Sizzling Fajitas — the first place EVER in the United States to serve them this way!


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