Get a taste of South Texas with Carriqui’s prix fixe Restaurtant Weeks menu. | Photo by Potluck Hospitality
3, 2, 1, Eat — Restaurant Weeks are in full swing in the Countdown City, bringing new menu offerings for a limited time to nearly 100+ eateries across SATX.
The bi-annual foodie extravaganza, hosted by Culinaria, kicked off on Monday, Jan. 16. For the next two weeks, participating restaurants will offer prix fixe, three-course meals ranging mostly around $20-$55 and other deals depending on each business.
We’ve gone ahead and selected 10 deals we’re really excited about you might want to check out.
Arrosta, 1803 Broadway St. | Lunch/Dinner | $30-$35 | Authentic Italian street food
Carriqui, 239 E. Grayson St. | Lunch/Dinner | $30-$55 | South Texas cuisine, with an elevated twist
Acoustic Sessions in 1100 Springs Plaza | Wednesday, Jan. 18 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Pearl, 303 Pearl Pkwy., San Antonio | Free | Answer a few emails, study, or catch up with a friend while you listen to Ponciano Seoane play guitar.
The Big Texas Read | Wednesday, Jan. 18 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Listen to 2022 National Book Award finalist Allison Adelle Hedge Coke, author of “Look at This Blue.”
Thursday, Jan. 19
“Crystal City 1969" | Thursday, Jan. 19 | 10 a.m. | Guadalupe Theater, 1301 Guadalupe St., San Antonio | $0-$15 | Watch a play based on the true-life story of Mexican-American teenagers who walked out of class and into civil rights history.
“RENT” | Friday, Jan. 20-Sunday, Jan. 22 | Times vary | Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Cir., San Antonio | $49-$99 | Follow a year in the life of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York’s Lower East Side.
Saturday, Jan. 21
R.E.S.P.E.C.T. | Saturday, Jan. 21 | 8 p.m. | Majestic Theatre, 224 E. Houston St., San Antonio | $35-$95 | Starring a live band, this electrifying tribute will celebrate the music of the legendary Aretha Franklin.
SoBAR Nights | Saturday, Jan. 21 | 8 p.m. | Rise Recovery, 2803 Mossrock, San Antonio | $5 | Come out for a sober and fun-filled night, featuring mocktails, music, and a 360 photobooth.
Sunday, Jan. 22
San Antonio Asian New Year Festival 2023 | Saturday, Jan. 21-Sunday, Jan. 22 | Times vary | Rolling Oaks Mall, 6909 N. Loop 1604 E., San Antonio | Free | Take part in festivities like traditional dance performances, martial arts demonstrations, a karaoke station, and food vendors.
We have a calendar filled with events and activities you can plan for in advance. Click the button below to bookmark ideas for upcoming date nights, family outings, and time with friends.
79º | Scattered thunderstorms | 50% chance of rain
While 2022 was the second-driest year on record for the 210, you may be happy to hear that forecasters expect some relief in 2023. The drought and warmer-than-usual winter have been likely due to a weather phenomenon known as La Niña, set to end this year. ☔ (San Antonio Report)
The City of San Antonio and the City of Austin have partnered to coordinate travel support for asylum seekers looking to reach their sponsor destinations. CoSA will seek full reimbursement from the federal government to cover costs. 🚌
District 7 Councilwoman Ana Sandoval announced her plans to step down from City Council due to personal and financial considerations. An interim member will be appointed by City Council to fill the final four months of her term. 💼 (San Antonio Express-News)
Get your Jellyfish Jam on — A Spongebob-themed rave will bring Bikini Bottom to SATX this month. Think: Attendees dressed up as characters from hit Nickelodeon show dancing to your childhood favorite tunes. The event will come to Vibes Event Center on Friday, Jan. 20 — tickets are on sale now. 🧽 (San Antonio Current)
It’s not just the eggs. Recent storms in California are having an impact on local H-E-B’s with a shortage of carrots. It’s unclear when normal shipment quantities will resume, but we’ll be on the lookout for any updates. 🥕 (KSAT-12)
In a new study from SmartAsset, SATX ranked No. 4 among the top 100 US cities for economic and population growth. Factors that were evaluated include five-year population change, average yearly growth in economic output, five-year growth in number of businesses + more. (Culture Map San Antonio)
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Editor’s pick: Where are you first stopping on your culinary excursion this week, SATX? I’m thinking of finally heading to The Jerk Shack. It recently celebrated it’s anniversary at it location at 10234 TX-151, so it’s seem about time I check it out for myself.
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