See who showed up to the 2019 San Antonio Cocktail Conference’s big opening and closing events to benefit children in need via Houston Street Charities.
Food & Drink
Houston-based Pinkerton’s Barbecue announced this morning its plans to open a location in downtown San Antonio by 2020.
Adorning the side of the building that faces Peacock Alley are four continuously-operating gas lights by Bevolo, a New Orleans-based company who’s made custom gas-powered lanterns since 1945.
Now in its eighth year, the San Antonio Cocktail Conference has evolved into a week-long event that’s geared toward those who are in the bar industry as well as cocktail enthusiasts.
Expect the downtown area to become inundated with new restaurants and other places to gorge and carouse in the next 12 months.
A year ago, the City Council agreed to lease Maverick Plaza for 49 years to Grupo La Gloria, a restaurant group lead by prominent chef Johnny Hernandez. But a few big questions remain a year after the city and Hernandez reach the arrangement.
Gourdough’s Public House is weeks away from opening at 215 Losoya St.
The Culinary Institute of America is reopening its 2,500-square-foot, Pearl restaurant in January 2019.
The $7.5 million rehabilitation of the Witte building on East Commerce Street—aka, the Chinese restaurant—is well underway.
About a month ago, Mad Dogs British Pub ownership purchased the Ticket Sports Pub, 420 E. Houston St., from owner Todd Koym.