The New York Times
shared a few myths that early civilizations believed the "earth would split and that jaguars would emerge 'and eat most of the people.'"
These days, we wait out impending doom by eating our feelings if restaurants and bars celebrating the eclipse are any indication. Here are a few ways to enjoy — remember to wear your protective sunnies.
locations will offer $5 ‘Throwin’ Shade’ cocktail (Grey Goose vodka, cranberry juice, Triple Sec, fresh lemon juice and blackberry) with a sun and moon garnish, and $1 “Moon” Stuffed ‘Shroom’s. Guests can add a “Moon”-stuffed mushhroom for $1 each with any purchase. This offer is available all day on Monday, August 21. Multiple locations.
will open their doors early for bubbles and more from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The first 50 guests receive eclipse-viewing glasses. 109 9th St., Suite 400,
Stop by Barbaro
to drown your feelings in 25 cent martinis, available from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Drink responsibly. 2720 McCullough Ave., (210) 320-2261.
will open 1 to 4 p.m. to host the RNDC Staff Mixologist team who will be making eclipse-themed cocktails for this patio party. 2410 N. St. Mary's St., (210) 365-3246.
Sweet treats will also help you prepare for 60 percent coverage in SA. Stop by Delice Chocolatier (946 N. Loop 1604 W., Suite 145) for eclipse macarons
. Or visit Max & Louie's New York Diner
(226 W. Bitters Road, Suite 126, 210-483-7600) for black and white eclipse cookies and Blue Star Provisions
(1414 S. Alamo St., Suite 103, 210-858-0329)for eclipse sugar cookies.