News You Can Eat
Take a bite out of this round of San Antonio restaurant news
Need some news you can eat? Here’s a look at the latest San Antonio restaurant tidbits, from openings and new menus to a surprising Southtown shutter.
Loma de Vida Spa & Wellness opened Friday, September 30, at La Cantera Resort. The spa restaurant, Quenche Juicery, will serve fresh organic and cold-pressed juices, as well as protein elixirs and a culinary menu. The 25,000-square-foot indoor/outdoor sanctuary will provide holistic, meditative, and restorative treatments in a beautiful setting overlooking the wooded bluffs and resort golf course.
Sadly, Southtown favorite Baan Esaan has closed. The Thai restaurant, which garnered lots of acclaim in its short stint, opened in February and closed on September 24.
Botika is now open for lunch Tuesday through Saturday, 11:30 am to 3 pm. And for the month of October, they will give away one complimentary sake sangria to every customer that sits on the patio, so get to enjoying that Botika patio now.
Rim favorite General Public has a new menu made with high-quality, locally sourced ingredients. A sampling of the new items includes chef-driven creations such as burrata and pistachio toast, crab hushpuppies, center cut ribeye, and shrimp and grits.
JW Marriott will host an inaugural Oktoberfest event on Saturday, October 8, featuring local, regional, and national breweries with German-inspired eats. Tickets and packages are available.
The annual Alamo Showdown Cook-off date has been announced: Sunday, November 13, at Alamo Beer Company. Teams compete with one-pot recipes using Alamo beer. Tickets for the event are $20. Proceeds benefit the Conrad N. Hilton College at the University of Houston.
With so many calories going in, don't forget that there's a new studio in town to help you torch them. CycleBar, a premium indoor cycling boutique, is now spinning in Stone Oak.