Thirsty Thursday: Juicy cocktails for spring
SAN ANTONIO – Tim McDiarmid owner of Tim the Girl Catering, Ivy Hall Events and The Good Kind makes three cocktails you can sip on this spring. Hibiscus Lime Margarita:tequilatriple seclime juicefresh orange juiceHibiscus simple syruprimmed with salt, sugar or TajinTurmeric Tonic:vodkaturmeric juicetopped with Topo ChicoPaloma:Vida MezcalAncho Reyeslime juiceJarritos Grapefruit SodaThey, also, offer a variety of healthy items at The Good Kind, including gluten-free fish tacos, a fresh market bowl and Asian Cauliflower “Wings.”Ivy Hall Events is starting a new chef series called Evenings at Ivy. It will be a modern, chic, picnic-style food festival in their spacious garden lounge. It will feature six top chefs from San Antonio and one from Austin on Sunday, April 11 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Featured Chefs Include:Chef Tim McDiarmid from Tim The Girl Catering and The Good KindChef Alex Paredes from Carnitas LonjaChef Jaime Gonzalez from Supper at Hotel EmmaChef Luca Della Casa from Silo Elevated CuisineChef Cassie Ramsey from Esquire TavernChef Jessie “Kirk” Kuykendall from Milpa Food Truck and CateringChef Sonya Cote from Eden West, Austin, TXFor more information on Tim the Girl Catering, Ivy Hall Events and The Good Kind, click here.
Taco ‘bout a great recipe for lent
SAN ANTONIO – If you are tired of repeating the same recipes for Lent then it’s time to taco ‘bout something new. Tim McDiarmid owner of Tim the Girl Catering, Ivy Hall Events and The Good Kind makes gluten-free fish tacos that are now available at The Good Kind. They are made with fried cod, citrus slaw and salsa verde on corn tortillas. They, also, offer a variety of healthy items at The Good Kind, including a fresh market bowl and Asian Cauliflower “Wings.”Ivy Hall Events is starting a new chef series called Evenings at Ivy. It will feature six top chefs from San Antonio and one from Austin on Sunday, April 11 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Foodie Film Fest continues at Good Kind Southtown with The Lunchbox and Tampopo
click to enlarge Sony Pictures Home EntertainmentThe Lunchbox will screen at The Good Kind on March 24. Slab Cinema’s Foodie Film Fest is just what it sounds like. Presented in partnership with Southtown’s The Good Kind restaurant and bar, the Foodie Film Fest showcases the diversity of various countries and languages, with screenings on Wednesdays through the end of April.March 24’s film, Ritesh Batra’s, is about a young wife trying to capture her husband’s attention by cooking appetizing lunches for him. However, due to a mix-up, her lunchboxes get delivered to a widower nearing retirement. After winning the Critics Week Viewers Choice Award, the film was also nominated in 2015 for the Best Film Not in the English Language category by the British Academy Film Awards.The Foodie Film Fest closes out the month withon March 31.sacurrent.com
The Good Kind Southtown will hold a Boxing Day Brunch and toy drive to benefit San Antonio families
click to enlarge Courtesy of The Good Kindclick to enlarge Courtesy of The Good KindThe staff of The Good Kind has been collecting donated toys since the start of the holiday season. Boxing Day is typically celebrated in Canada and countries across the pond, but San Antonio chef Tim McDiarmid — who is Canadian herself — is bringing the holiday to the Alamo City, holding a special Boxing Day Brunch and toy drive for local kiddos.According to history.com , Boxing Day (December 26) has nothing to do with down-and-dirty brawls, rather — as one theory explains — the trashing of empty boxes left over from Christmas or the return of unwanted gifts to the shops of their origin.McDiarmid, who has been collecting donated toys since the start of the holiday season, is inviting patrons to join The Good Kind in paying it forward with the donation of gifts for distribution to local nonprofit organizations such as battered women's and children's shelters.The brunch, which will feature The Good Kind’s traditional brunch items and cocktails, kicks off at 11 a.m. on Saturday. Menu items include McDiarmid’s French Toast — with your choice of Nutella or almond butter, banana slices and maple syrup — and the Good Morning Burrito, which features free range local eggs, black beans, white cheddar, grilled corn, salsa and guacamole.Cocktails include traditional margaritas, Bloody Marys, mimosas, sangria, and The Good Kind’s signature South Claw cocktail: a frozen hibiscus margarita accompanied by a black cherry White Claw.sacurrent.com
Motel Fried Chicken will host a pop-up event to introduce its new concept to San Antonio
click image Instagram / motelfriedchickenLocal chef James Canter and Philadelphia-based chef Chad Rosenthal will host a pop-up next week to give San Antonio a sneak peak at their new collaboration, Motel Fried Chicken.The event at Southtown venue The Good Kind will allow Canter and Rosenthal to show off the brined, herb-finished buttermilk fried chicken they'll serve in their new restaurant, set to open next month The delivery-only fried chicken concept, originally developed by Rosenthal, currently operates in and around Philadelphia. San Antonio will be the Motel’s first venture outside the Keystone State.Tickets to the pop-up — set for Wednesday, November 18, from 6-11 p.m. — are available via Eventbrite . Each $12 ticket gets you one of Motel Fried Chicken’s signature sandos with your choice of spicy or traditional seasoning.sacurrent.com
Every minute its a different thing for Southtown restaurant pivoting to stay open amid pandemic
SAN ANTONIO As many small businesses try to figure out how to survive the COVID-19 pandemic, The Good Kind in Southtown is thankful theyve been able to keep their doors open. Throughout the past several months, Chef Tim McDiarmid has had to switch gears and try different tactics. One of the biggest advantages The Good Kind has over many restaurants is an acre of outdoor dining space available for customers. The Good Kind is located at 1127 S. St. Marys and is open from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Related Content:I dont think I could survive another month': Pandemic hurting business at Leon Valley RestaurantWe dont know what lies ahead: West side Mexican restaurant struggles amid COVID-19 pandemicPapas Burgers opens new location
Getting lonely during the COVID-pandemic? Try speed dating in Southtown
SAN ANTONIO Has your dating life come to a screeching halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic? Southtowns The Good Kind said you might want to start by looking six feet in front of you. The Good Kind is hosting a speed dating event this Saturday evening for men and women, ages 21 and up. The social distance dating event is limited and will take place in an outdoor garden lounge on Saturday, June 27th from 7 to 10 PM. A total of 30 Men and 30 Women will be divided into two age groups: 15 Men, 15 Women ages 21 to 40, and 15 Men, 15 Women ages 40 and up.
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.
Social distance speed dating opportunity in San Antonio this weekend
SAN ANTONIO Has the coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc on your social, dating and love life? The Good Kind is hoping to bring back the opportunity to have some social human interaction. San Antonios Chicken N Pickle opens pickleball courts, sets grand opening dateYou can search for love 6 feet apart at their Dating at a Social Distance event on Saturday, May 30. The Good Kind, located at 1127 S. St. Marys Street, has an outdoor garden lounge where the speed dating will take place. This social distance dating event will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
San Antonio Restaurants Are Offering Mother's Day Take-Home Meals Fit for a Queen
click to enlarge Courtesy The Good KindThe Good Kind's Mother's Day package includes an entree, sides, dessert and bouquet for mom. like you've actually got your shit together, we compiled a list of take-home meal kits from San Antonio restaurants that arempress. click to enlarge Instagram / therusticsaclick to enlarge Facebook / Earl Abel'sclick to enlarge Instagram / southerleighSoutherleigh's Mother's Day spread. Meadow Neighborhood Eatery + Bar // Chef PJ Edwards of Meadow Eatery + Bar is offering two menus for Mothers Day: brunch and dinner. Copa Wine Bar // Copa Wine Bar is offering a to-go Mothers Day brunch kit that feeds four to six people for $50.sacurrent.com
New taco joint at Pearl’s food hall now open
SAN ANTONIO – A taco spot with Alamo City-themed menu items, such as the “Popfather” and the “Riverwalk-O-Taco,” has opened at the Pearl’s Bottling Department. SayTown Tacos made its debut at the food hall with a soft opening Friday after taking over The Good Kind’s nook. It will be open from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday through Saturday. Pearl Brewery truck to be placed by crane at Hotel EmmaThe Good Kind previously announced it was leaving the hall on Jan. 31. The Good Kind’s chef/owner Tim McDiarmid said she will focus on the business’ Southtown location, Tim the Girl Catering and Ivy Hall Events.
Another restaurant in the Pearl food hall closing
SAN ANTONIO – The Bottling Department at the Pearl is saying goodbye to another restaurant. The Good Kind, a kiosk that sells fresh comfort food, will close on Jan. 31, the Bottling Department announced on social media. It’s closing “after nearly 3 years of helping children and adults alike enjoy their vegetables,” the food hall wrote on Twitter. ‘Texas Eats’ Episode 2: Texas German food in New BraunfelsThe Good Kind’s chef/owner Tim McDiarmid will focus on the business’ Southtown location, Tim the Girl Catering and Ivy Hall Events. ✨ pic.twitter.com/IuveDB0xP6 — Bottling Department (@BottlingDept) January 15, 2020It’s the second kiosk to announced its departure from the Bottling Department in the past few weeks.
The Good Kind Will Leave the Pearl's Bottling Department This Month
After nearly three years at the Pearl's Bottling Department, The Good Kind will end its tenure on January 31 to make room for a new restaurant concept.The closure of The Good Kind kiosk will allow chef Tim McDiarmid to focus on her other businesses, including restaurant The Good Kind Southtown , Ivy Hall Events and Tim the Girl Catering.This is the second Bottling Department tenant to recently announce its closure. Were excited to see how Chef Tim continues to innovate at the Southtown location and we look forward to opening the space up for new concepts. It was our vision to have the space act as an incubator in San Antonio and we are thrilled to see it working its course." From local politics and culture to national news that hits close to home, San Antonio Current has been keeping San Antonio informed for years. If quality journalism is important to you, please consider a donation to San Antonio Current.sacurrent.com
'New Week, New You': Southtown restaurant partners with fitness studios for free Sunday series
SAN ANTONIO - Fitness and nutrition are two key components to living a healthy lifestyle. Business owner Tim McDarmid knows finding enjoyable fitness classes isn't always easy or cheap, which is one reason she and her restaurant "The Good Kind" are partnering with four local studios to bring a free Sunday series to the community. After class, participants can purchase a hearty, healthy brunch at the restaurant. The Southtown spot is beautifully equipped with an acre of garden that McDarmid wants the community to enjoy and take advantage of. Classes run throughout the month of October at 9 a.m. at 1127 South St. Mary's St.