Jalapeno ceviche & tropical cocktails to celebrate ‘Seafood Friday’
SAN ANTONIO – Need ideas for meals during Lent or are you just a seafood lover? Costa Pacifica serves Mexican seafood fare on San Antonio’s North Side, on Loop 1604 near Blanco Road. It offers fresh seafood and has an airy patio for you to enjoy your meal while social distancing. The restaurant offers tropical cocktails, as well, including its signature “cantaritos” and “mezcalitos.” If you gave up alcohol for Lent, these drinks might be the perfect way to celebrate after Easter. Watch the video below for a sip of these two tasty cocktails and salud!
3 fancy cocktails to enjoy at the new Thompson San Antonio hotel
SAN ANTONIO – There’s a new spot for sips and staycations in the Alamo City. The new Thompson San Antonio hotel, located downtown, shares a trio of fancy cocktails that can be found at the new Landrace restaurant and poolside bar, Cenote Pool Deck. Lazy Day-sy offered at Cenote Pool Deck, Thompson San Antonio hotel. Simmer Down, Bruce, offered at Cenote Pool Deck at Thompson San Antonio. Landrace San Antonio is now open on the bottom floor of the hotel.
3 crafts to keep the kids busy on game day, plus 2 appetizers + 2 cocktails to try
SAN ANTONIO – Master crafter Adeina Anderson shares three crafts to help the kids keep their heads “in the game” for the biggest football game of the year. Plus, break out the “pigskin” for a new kind of bloody Mary! Anderson, of Creative Lifestyles with Adeina, shares two different kinds of goal post games kids can make themselves, along with a football field snack bag in the video above. Check out the video below for her game day recipes, including a “pigskin” bloody Mary, an Arnold Palmer with whiskey, bourbon and barbecue infused mini sausages and a football shaped cheese ball you can eat with pretzels. Other ideas from Adeina Anderson:- 5 easy ways to turn your back yard into an oasis- Camp out in your back yardAd- Road trip crafts
The 3 Down on Grayson cocktails you have to try
SAN ANTONIO – Dining outdoors and with the windows open, thanks to Covid, have become the preferred way of socializing these days. Thanks to an open-patio layout, a large garage door they can open and the Modern American vibe, local hotspot, Down on Grayson, can keep the air, food and drinks flowing. They use fresh juices to concoct savory classical drinks including a lavender lemonade, spicy margarita and their winter cocktail - a rosemary maple bourbon sour. Watch the video for the drinks and visit Down on Grayson for more.
Thirsty Thursday: 4 Low-calorie cocktails you have to try
SAN ANTONIO – If your new year’s resolution included cutting back on calories that doesn’t mean cutting back on your favorite cocktails. Just follow Artisan Distillery owner Nick Spink’s advice by substituting Stevia for those sugary cocktail mixers. Spink’s variation of his vodka margarita, for instance, only contains about 70 calories, compared to about 600-700 calories that most margaritas contain. Artisan is the first vodka distillery in downtown San Antonio. For more on Artisan Distillery check out their website.
Hot cocktails warm up outdoor dining this winter
Hot cocktails warm up outdoor dining this winter In many cities, restaurants can only serve customers outdoors during the pandemic, which creates a real challenge in the cold winter months. Some establishments are turning to hot cocktails to help keep customers warm. CBS News' Kate Smith has more.cbsnews.com
How to make 2 of the world’s most popular cocktails
SAN ANTONIO – Traveling is on hold but that doesn’t mean you can’t bring the world inside your home. Lifestyle expert, Lindsay Myers, shares 2 popular cocktails that, fortunately, only require a few ingredients. Ingredients:• 3 ounces Prosecco• 2 ounces Aperol• splash of soda waterDirections:Add all ingredients in a wine glass with ice and stir. French 75Early versions of this drink date back to 1915 at a bar in Paris, where the base is champagne. Ingredients:• 1 ounce Gin• 2 dashes simple syrup• 1/2 ounce lemon juice• 2 ounces champagneDirections:Add Gin, simple syrup and lemon juice into a shaker with ice and shake until chilled.
3 authentic Mexican cocktail recipes
SAN ANTONIO – Diez y Seis de Septiembre is the celebration of Mexico’s independence from Spanish rule. Enjoy authentic Mexican ingredients in your favorite cocktails to celebrate Mexico’s Independence DayMidnight Margarita:1.5 oz Campo Bravo Tequila.75 oz Naranja Orange Liqueur.5 oz Lime JuicePour ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake and serve over ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with a limeThe Paloma is the most popular drink in Mexico, traditionally made with Blanco tequila, lime juice and grapefruit soda. Skinny Paloma:1.5 oz Dulce Vida Grapefruit Tequila.5 oz Lime Juice3 oz Mineral Water/Club SodaCombine all three ingredients in a tall glass over ice, stir and garnish with a lime. For more information Dulce Vida Tequila, click here.
Cocktail kits are a hit in SA
SAN ANTONIO Bring the bar to you and suck it up San Antonio. Cabrera has launched a new company amid the pandemic specializing in everything-but-the-booze cocktail kits for locals to enjoy expertly crafted cocktails at home - and they are abuzz among San Antonians. The kits are highlighted by the mixer - that can be mixed with almost any type of spirit - and the array of fresh garnish options that make your drink look Insta-glam. A crowd favorite is the Beet Bidi Bomba, a Selena homage, which includes earthy watermelon, mixed berries, coconut water and fuji apples in its mixer. Pair that with vodka, gin, tequila or whiskey and you have yourself a cocktail.
Simple Sips with Dulce Vida Tequila
Dulce Vida Tequila has mastered the art of making award-winning tequila, especially the variety of fruit-infused flavors they offer. Here are three simple ways to impress your family and friends with refreshing cocktail concoctions that will leave you wanting more. lime juice shake with ice and serve in a glassMexican MartiniMexican Martini (KSAT) 2 oz. lime juice heavy splash of orange juice shake with ice and strain into a glassSkinny Cocktails: Margarita, Paloma, Pineapple Jalapeo MargaritaDulce Vida Tequila's skinny cocktail options (KSAT) Pour 1.5 oz. fruit-infused tequila in a glass with ice squeeze a lime over it top with Topo Chico and enjoy
Spin the Wheel of Margaritas
SAN ANTONIO – It’s National Tequila Day! From Friday, July 24 through Sunday, July 26, you can spin the wheel of margaritas and randomly enjoy one of their 9 delicious margaritas. You can also check out Mi Familia at The Rim shopping center, where they will have an drive-thru bar set up all weekend. They have $2 margaritas or enjoy any drink you like since it’s a full bar. There’s plenty of ways to celebrate National Tequila Day with La Familia Cortez.
Tacos, tequila & free Twang products
Friday, July 24:- Crispy Pork Belly Tacos (4) by Chef Jacob Gonzales. $16- Frozen El Tequileo Mangonada. $7- Beer specials with free Twang productsSaturday, July 25:- Cheese Enchiladas Family Kit to bake at home by Chef Jacob Gonzales. $20(kits include rice and beans)- Frozen El Tequileo Paloma. $7- Beer specials with free Twang productsThis is all on a first come, first serve basis, and this is only to go offerings, no dine-in service.
If youre gonna eat ice cream, why not make it boozy
SAN ANTONIO Boozys Creamery & Craft is a locally owned ice cream shop, or is it a bar? Its rocky road ice cream infused with 2 types of bourbon with Oreo crumbles and gummy worms on top. They have the ice cream and alcohol pairs to match anyones tastes. If youre gonna eat ice cream, why not make it boozy. Want to make your own DIY diary-free ice cream?
Prickly Pear Pina Colada
SAN ANTONIO – The iconic Mi Tierra and brand new Mi Familia are back open and ready for summer. They’re serving the meals and cocktails that San Antonio loves. They’ve made some changes with COVID-19 but the one thing that hasn’t changed is the great tastes and recipes. They are highlighting the Pina Coladas, which include flavors like, strawberry, horchata, mango, and of course the traditional. If you want to see more of what they’re offering right now, check out their website or jus give them a visit.
Classic cocktails with a Texas twist you have to try
We miss ordering a great cocktail only the experts know how to make, and make well. The kit comes with a mix and 750ml bottle of their Texas spirit that calls for a 2 to 1 mix to vodka ratio. (KSAT 12)Peach Old FashionedA Texas twist to this classic cocktail, the Peach Old Fashioned muddles fresh peaches and cherries for a sweet whiskey drink. You can order their vodka, whiskey, cocktail kits or sanitizer to pick up on Wednesday and Fridays from noon to 3 p.m.And the best part? You get to support your local businesses and have some of the tastiest drinks around.
3 amazing summer cocktails you have to try
Thats where Comfort-based, Hill Country Distillers, comes in. They sent us 3 amazingly refreshing cocktails for you to try. The distillery is family-owned and operated using prickly pear cactus native to Texas soil for all their spirits. They offer a wide variety of flavors and are available to buy in several liquor stores around the area. You can check out more about Hill Country Distillers here.
3 cocktails to try at The Good Kind
SAN ANTONIO If youre looking to have some refreshing drinks and a good meal in an outdoor setting (all the rage right now) then venture to Southtown and visit The Good Kind. They tout themselves as providing fresh comfort food - meals that are good for your body and for the environment and you wont find any complaints here. But if youre really looking to cool off as we approach sizzling summer temps, we recommend the Frozen Margarita. The Good Kind offers curbside pickup and are offering a Fathers Day special. The Good Kind is open 4 p.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. -9 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.