This week's hot headlines
Hot new Burger Boy location tops this week's 5 most-read San Antonio stories
Editor's note: It’s that time again — time to check in with our top stories. From burgers to bartenders, here are five articles that captured our collective attention over the past seven days. Looking for the best things to do this weekend? Check out that list here.
1. Treasured San Antonio burger chain stacks up new spot near UTSA campus. Burger Boy, a growing San Antonio chain that melds the simplicity of a fast food chain with the satisfaction of supporting a local business, is opening its ninth location, this time on UTSA Boulevard near its intersection with Interstate 10.
2. Gwen Stefani had 'a plan' for San Antonio singer in knockout round on 'The Voice'. A little more than a month after her standout audition on NBC's The Voice, San Antonio singer Rudi stunned again and came out unscathed from a three-way knockout round. She did so with some help from judge Gwen Stefani.
3. Sideways star and director reunite for simply great film The Holdovers. Whether by choice or by circumstance, director Alexander Payne tends to go years before putting out a new film; his latest, The Holdovers, comes out almost a full six years after his previous film, 2017’s Downsizing. Here is our critic's review.
4. San Antonio bartender shakes up national cocktail competition as finalist. A local bartending pro is getting a moment in the spotlight. On November 1, The Palm’s Joan Villanueva was named a finalist in the national Best In Class Cocktail Competition. The spirited challenge comes with a $30,000 contract with the tequila and mezcal producer.
5. Stoner sandwiches, serious coffee, and black pudding spark San Antonio food news. Arizona-based franchise Cheba Hut hopes to take a huge rip out of San Antonio's sandwich market, while local standard-bearer Mixtli is keeping it casual for its upcoming concept, Greenhouse. Just two of the dishy bits in this week's restaurant news roundup.