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Restaurants' calls for support top this week's 5 most-read SATX stories
Editor's note: It’s that time again — time to check in with our top stories. From restaurants' calls for support to one very merry local university, here are the five most-read stories over the past seven days. Looking for the best things to do over this long Christmas weekend? Find that list here.
1. San Antonio restaurants call for community support amid closures and more. Restaurants are opening and closing all the time in San Antonio, but the past few weeks have seen a high frequency of both — plus more woes that have business owners reaching out for community support.
2. Merry San Antonio university ranked 10th best in U.S. for Christmas traditions. Students being away for winter break doesn't stop colleges from decorating and celebrating the holidays in their own ways. Three Texas colleges in particular – San Antonio's St. Mary's University, Baylor University, and Texas Tech University – have some of the most dazzling Christmas traditions in the U.S., says a new report.
3. Acclaimed San Antonio chef closing roti concept to make room for fried chicken. One of San Antonio's most celebrated culinary storytellers is writing a new chapter for her Bottling Department food hall stall at Pearl. Chef Nicola Blaque is shuttering Mi Roti in preparation for debuting a new concept, Freight Fried Chicken.
4. Famous Texas cookies take first journey with nationwide shipping. Central Texans have plenty of creature comforts, but none could beat a warm, hand-delivered chocolate chip cookie for simplicity and joy-per-ounce. This is the uncomplicated story of how the Austin-based Tiff's Treats became a Texas favorite. But there's good news for fans who live farther away: These chocolate chip cookies are now available for shipping across the United States.
5. Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget revisits Claymation classic. Even though Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget might be considered heads and tail feathers above some other animated films, it doesn’t compare favorably to Aardman Animations best work, writes our critic in his review.