San Antonio bars serving smoked cocktails

San Antonio bars serving smoked cocktails

Here in brisket country, we love our smoked meat. Smoked brisket, smoked chicken, smoked sausage — if it moos, clucks or oinks, it’s better smoked. But somehow Texans haven’t embraced smoked drinks the same way. Bar menus are full of smoky scotch and mezcal, an agave-based spirit full of campfire funk, but actual smoked cocktails … Read more

Summer is already hitting, and these San Antonio-sourced mixed drinks can tame the heat | Drink | San Antonio

Summer is already hitting, and these San Antonio-sourced mixed drinks can tame the heat |  Drink |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Courtesy Photo / La Cantera Resort La Mississa Resort & Spa’s Honey Badger It’s not yet summer in San Antonio, but everyone’s sure feeling it. Higher-than-normal temperatures are baking the Alamo City, and there’s a good chance you’re already calling your friends with pools to beg for a quick dip. However, there’s … Read more

Texas race tests abortion’s resonance with Democratic voters

Texas race tests abortion’s resonance with Democratic voters

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — By the time Dr. Hector Gonzalez arrived in Laredo, Texas, in 2001, the last abortion clinic had already closed. He spent the next 20 years experiencing firsthand where the major along Hispanic and heavily Catholic community the border with Mexico usually sided. “Definitely it was, ‘No abortion,’” said Gonzalez, the city’s … Read more