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Sun May 13 08:38:22 PDT 2012 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
Herb Watts is known by Southwest flyers as ‘Herb from the curb.’ He’s the chatty skycap at the San Antonio airport. He loves his job because he loves people. But he also loves extraordinary barbecue, and he hopes his name brand will soon take flight.
Wed Jan 30 11:43:05 PST 2013 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
What's for lunch? Perhaps you could use a nice laugh or an interesting read to go along with those leftovers. Here are a few light stories to keep you entertained as you munch. Just be careful not to get sauce on your smartphone or computer mouse!
Sat Jan 12 15:54:14 PST 2013 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
The kitchen at the Culinary Institute of America was an example of what every school cafeteria in America should look like. It also looked a little like a Food Network show.
Fri Mar 01 11:02:30 PST 2013 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
Scott Metzger made what seemed like a very backward statement to a room full of craft beer lovers on Thursday night: "I can literally sell more beer in Texas if I moved out of Texas." It doesn't resonate much with state's core values, but it's true.
Tue Jan 03 11:12:42 PST 2012 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
Whataburger is kicking of the new year by kicking their ketchup up a notch. The Texas-based fast food chain on Tuesday introduced a new Spicy Ketchup to french fry fans at 730 locations across 10 states.
Thu Apr 12 11:07:21 PDT 2012 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
Easter candy -- peeps, jelly beans and Cadbury Creme Eggs -- are probably the most disputed holiday treats of all. Some love ‘em, others can’t stand ‘em. If you’ve ever said, “I’d have to be drunk to eat another Cadbury Egg,” well here’s your chance.
Tue Oct 04 15:46:04 PDT 2011 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
Would you care for some ants on a log? Doesn’t sound very appetizing, does it? Well, neither do the ingredients: celery, peanut butter and raisins. Our viewers proposed a few other off-the-wall snacks, and here's what the KENS 5 team had to say...
Sun Nov 20 09:10:41 PST 2011 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
Thanksgiving is just days away. Are you ready to get busy in the kitchen? No? Don't worry, we got your back. We asked our viewers to share a few their Thanksgiving Day favorites. Check 'em out!
Sun Dec 04 11:02:06 PST 2011 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
Wrapped in corn husks and served in tin foil, most tamales look the same from the outside. Slide a fork through a masa and discover how each tamale artist separates their treats from the others. Tamales were aplenty on Saturday at the Pearl.
Sun Dec 25 18:02:14 PST 2011 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
Christmas is usually spent around a snow covered lake in Northern Michigan, just outside Traverse City.
Sun Jan 15 10:56:44 PST 2012 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
Questions don’t last long this day and age. Google knows all. And with a nifty tool called Google Insights, we are able to get a better understanding at what San Antonians are seeking -- or eating...
Thu Feb 09 10:12:13 PST 2012 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
I decided to take a basic banana bread recipe and cut out the cornerstone ingredient -- at least most of it. But it's no longer banana bread. Instead, it's whatever you replace those bananers with. In my case, it's carrot-squash bread.
Mon Feb 13 09:58:57 PST 2012 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
Want to let your sweetheart know you're boring and uncreative? Then buy her some flowers and a box of chocolates this Valentine's Day. Let her know you really care by seeking out some of San Antonio most heartfelt treats...
Tue Feb 21 09:21:21 PST 2012 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
Keep tabs on your favorite food trucks cruising around San Antonio by following our Food Truck Twitter Feed. See who's dishing out what treats and where!
Sun Mar 04 10:36:11 PST 2012 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
I felt a little guilty filling up on so many samples. After all, I only came into the store to pick up a few items and had already devoured a small meal. So where does one draw the line? How many can I eat until I'm turned away -- if I'm turned away?
Tue Mar 06 10:04:15 PST 2012 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
Milk's favorite cookie turns 100 today. In an ode to the Oreo, we set out some milk, two packages -- single stuffed and double stuffed -- and asked whoever couldn't resist, "How do you eat an Oreo?" No two responses were the same...
Sun Mar 11 17:23:04 PDT 2012 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
Who says spare ribs have no place in paella? At the 3rd annual Paella Challenge at the Pearl on Sunday, chefs from San Antonio and beyond blurred the lines between traditional and contemporary takes on the quintessential Spanish dish.
Wed Mar 21 11:38:18 PDT 2012 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
Wait, a taco inside of a Dorito shell? Just the thought of such a marriage is enough to make any serious snacker's head explode with a giant "crunch."
Sun Apr 01 16:43:11 PDT 2012 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
It's been one year since the Esquire Tavern reopened after a five-year shutdown brought on by unruly patrons, a woozy number of police calls and other boozy mishaps. It was April Fools' Day, but there was no joke. Still no punchline. Only punch.
Fri Apr 13 08:31:30 PDT 2012 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
Waiting for my plain old cup of coffee, I wonder what in the heck is taking so long? Then the barista takes a deep breath and answers my question: “I’ve got one decaf-short-quad-sugar-free-vanilla-whole-milk-extra-hot latte.” Huh?
Tue Apr 17 14:54:37 PDT 2012 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
Chalupas. Roasted corn. Funnel cakes. Tummy aches. It’s not hard to find phenomenal food during Fiesta. However, if you're looking for a little more than the classic Fiesta food, here are the Top 5 events you may want to check out.
Fri Apr 27 06:13:14 PDT 2012 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
There's tons of great food to be found at Fiesta. It's a party, right? So check your diet at the door. But beware. Some vendors are doling out bold creations that blend "yummy" with "oh-my-poor-tummy." Here are a few treats you may end up regretting.
Fri Jul 20 05:40:00 PDT 2012 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
For the second year in a row, Cameron Davies is gathering all of his friends for a food truck extravaganza at the Boardwalk on Bulverde. And if you like food trucks, consider yourself a friend.
Mon Sep 03 11:20:47 PDT 2012 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
It's not hard to find a good margarita in San Antonio, but the best? Thousands of margarita aficionados crowded La Villita to vote on the city's best margarita. Twenty five bars and restaurant participated in the first ever Margarita Meltdown.
Fri Jan 18 16:43:10 PST 2013 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
Mixologists at the San Antonio Cocktail Conference were shaking their hardest to pour the perfect $2,500 drink. Each contestant in the Original Cocktail Competition had 10 minutes to prepare five of the same drinks. Check out some of the concoctions.
Thu Feb 14 09:16:07 PST 2013 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
Sometimes it's hard to tell whether somebody is being a sweetheart or they just have food on their mind. In celebration of Valentine's Day, we asked our KENS 5 viewers to help come up with a list of food-related terms of endearment.
Tue Feb 26 10:53:47 PST 2013 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
Americans are used to crying at the pump over expensive fuel. But what about that other fuel? You know, the fuel we sip to jump start our day: coffee. Opting for gas station joe could save you more than $6 a gallon.
Tue Apr 23 10:12:35 PDT 2013 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
Whataburger's Spicy Ketchup is here to stay. The Texas-based burger chain made the announcement from its @Whataburger Twitter page on Tuesday morning.
Sat May 11 16:37:29 PDT 2013 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com
It's not hard finding a great street taco in San Antonio. But the best? More than a dozen taco trucks parked outside the VFW Post 76 on Saturday for the third annual Twisted Taco Truck Throwdown
Tue Jan 29 09:46:32 PST 2013 by Freddy Hunt / Kens5.com staff
There are just three things you need to know for Meat Week 2013: Eat. Meat. Repeat. For the first year ever, San Antonio is partaking in the annual eight-day barbecue chow-down. And with all the superb pit masters around the city, it's about time!