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Barbecue Spots Around Town

April 29, 2014
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This is by no means a Best of round-up, dear readers. We’re only giving you options. If you’re in the mood to sink your teeth into tender brisket, spicy sausages or smoky chicken, here are a few restaurants, cheap, expensive, great, not-so great, and everything in between, to visit right now. As always, let...
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Become A One-Man Force of Destruction in Infamous Second Son

April 9, 2014
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Become A One-Man Force of Destruction in Infamous Second Son

The gift of power has long been an entertaining topic in the world of video games. Even before then, novels and comic books have detailed histories exploring what happens when someone with nothing is given the ability to have everything. Infamous Second Son is Suckerpunch Studios’ third foray into the world of superheroes born...
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5 Things I Learned at the Corona Paella Challenge

March 10, 2014
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5 Things I Learned at the Corona Paella Challenge

Despite the cold and occasionally drizzly weather, the turn out for Sunday’s Corona Paella Challenge was enthusiastic. What’s not to be pumped about when there are 30-plus paella’s to sample right in our backyard? Here’s a bit of what went down: 1. I need to go back to Tuk Tuk Tap Room. The eatery...
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SACC Photo Diaries: Opening Night Recap

January 17, 2014
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SACC Photo Diaries: Opening Night Recap

It might be a futile effort to recap a booze-filled evening, but I’ll give it a go. I find the best way to remember the previous evening’s festivities is taking numerous photos…so let’s piece together Thursday’s Opening Night Party, shall we? (Disclaimer: The Majestic is dark and I have an iPhone 4S, so grainy...
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Piatti at Eilan Opens Wednesday

October 29, 2013
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Piatti at Eilan Opens Wednesday

Piatti’s second location (17101 La Cantera Pkwy, Bldg. 7), which was announced earlier this month, will open its door for business Wednesday for its first dinner service. The restaurant, will seat approximately 204 guests with 36 being dedicated to the private dining room; 17 seats at the bar and 64 devoted to the outdoor...
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Graham Weston’s 80/20 Foundation Will Sponsor Mobile Farmers Market Truck

September 19, 2013
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Graham Weston’s 80/20 Foundation Will Sponsor Mobile Farmers Market Truck

Look for a brand new food truck to hit the streets early next year. But unlike other mobile kitchens, this particular truck will be sponsored by  Graham Weston’s (Rackspace co-founder and chairman) 80/20 Foundation and will provide fresh produce from local farmers to downtown SA and surrounding areas. “Truckin’ Tomato hits right in the...
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A Storytelling Powerhouse, Bioshock Infinite Hits on Every Level, and Then Some.

April 23, 2013
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A Storytelling Powerhouse, Bioshock Infinite Hits on Every Level, and Then Some.

“Bring us the girl, and wash away the debt.” We are all guilty of the good we do not accomplish. Our sins, our faults, our mistakes—they are all reminders that we are, in the end, human. To carry such debts, be they mental, spiritual or physical, can be a driving force behind great change....
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Q&A: Actor Dylan McDermott likes throwback feel of ‘Olympus Has Fallen’

March 29, 2013
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Q&A: Actor Dylan McDermott likes throwback feel of ‘Olympus Has Fallen’

In director Antoine Fuqua’s action film Olympus Has Fallen, actor Dylan McDermott (The Campaign) plays Forbes, a Secret Service agent who is caught in the middle of a terrorist plot when a group of North Koreans ambush the White House and take the U.S. President (Aaron Eckhart) and his cabinet hostage. During our interview,...
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Visually Stunning but Creatively Marred, Dead Space 3 is Still More of a Hit than a Miss

March 8, 2013
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Visually Stunning but Creatively Marred, Dead Space 3 is Still More of a Hit than a Miss

Dead Space 3 suffers, among a few other things, from an identity crisis. Amid another squadron of Necromorphs on the freezing (but gorgeous) surface of Tau Volantis, I found myself asking questions not unlike those pondered in the halls of a philosophy building–why are we here, where are we going, what is our ultimate...
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Outside by Eli Tarin

March 1, 2013
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Outside by Eli Tarin

O.K., I’m a sucker for zombie stories. It’s the hopelessness of it all that speaks to me. The necessary humanity (or not) that must be the response. How to deal with such stress? The Walking Dead is sort of updated Nausea by Jean Paul Sartre. We are what we make ourselves, but there are...
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