Not Drooling for Drew’s

We’re always on the look out for great places to grab a bite, so when we saw the article about Drew’s American Grill in the San Antonio Magazine we were sold and made our reservation. The food looked fabulous from the pictures – and we loved the idea of “imaginative” cooking as mentioned on the restaurant’s website.

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Perfection at Pam’s Patio Kitchen

much needed

J was working late, so we decided to go out for a quick dinner.  I was craving one of my Houston faves, Ruggles Green.  San Antonio doesn’t seem to have the same appreciation for organic and locally grown foods yet (I think that will come in time!)  I figured we could find a nice, casual place with a good variety and a decent selection of wine.  I referred to the restaurant list my co-workers gave me and Pam’s Patio sounded cute, so I doubled checked it out on Yelp.  Sounded yummy and we liked the idea of a nice outdoor patio (even though it was too chilly that day to sit outside!) Continue reading

Z Tejas: No Bueno

J got home from work late and I didn’t feel like cooking, so we decided to go to La Cantera, do a little window shopping and grab a bite to eat.  The first place we passed was Z Tejas, and we were immediately attracted to it because of the great patio and lively crowd.  One look at the menu and we were sold – steaks, pasta, fish, yum!

We were seated right away and I was excited to take a closer peek at the menu.  The tagline of Z Tejas is “Fresh. Flavorful. Innovative.,” so we couldn’t wait to try the food.  After the drinks were brought out, a nice griddle of corn bread was brought out… a nice touch.  On the waiter’s recommendation, I ordered the entree size wedge salad with seared beef tenderloin.  J ordered the chorizo-stuffed pork tenderloin.  Both sound delicious right? But, no. Continue reading