- David Rangel
- See what’s up at the next Alamo City Provisions event
Wednesday, November 12: We love watching TV shows at bars. Park Social joins other cocktail joints around town in showing one of our favorite shows, in this case the über fucked-up American Horror Story: Freak Show on FX. Stop in for freaky cocktails, $6 Diablito's Pelitos, $6 Corpse Reviver No. 2s and $6 wells because who doesn't want to watch creepy TV shows by candlelight? 5:30pm-midnight, show starts at 9pm, 224 E Olmos, (210) 822-0100, park-social.com.
Wednesday, November 12: Rosella Coffee Co. welcomes Ecos de Puerto Rico in the Courtyard for a night of strong coffee, traditional PR folk music and island eats via Ay Papi! food truck. 6-9pm, 203 E Jones, Ste 101, facebook.com/RosellaCoffee.
Thursday, November 13: The boys at Blue Box are beefing up their islander spirit know-how with Diplomatico rum owner Nino Cubelo. Learn more about the spirit from the man himself and pick up a few tips on making awesome cocktails via the U.S. Bartender's Guild-San Antonio chapter. Free, but seating is limited, 1pm, 312 Pearl Pkwy, contact Stephan Mendez for reservations at Stephan@blueboxbar.com.
Saturday, November 15: Frolic through orchards and celebrate this year's olive harvest at Sandy Oaks Olive Orchard. Learn about the growing process, from planting to cultivating, and take in a cooking demonstration or two. The event includes outdoor cooking stations with goat-frogmore stew, whole chickens, Brussels sprouts, stone fruit, beets, squash and lettuces all using locally produced olive oil. $30 adults, $15 children 12 and under, 11am-7pm, 25195 Mathis, Elemendorf, (210) 621-0044, sandyoaks.com.
Sunday, November 16: The Alamo City Provisions group is back for its fourth dinner, a harvest-themed family-style soiree. Dishes will be prepared by members John Russ (Lüke San Antonio); Pieter Sypesteyn (The Cookhouse, Where Y'at Food Truck); Diego Galicia and Rico Torres (Mixtli); Elise Broz (Biga on the Banks); Luis Morales (Humble House Foods); and guest chef Mark Weaver (Tre Trattoria). Cocktails, beer and wine pairings will be presented by Jesse Torres (Mixtli), and a portion of the proceeds will benefit St. Paul's Episcopal Montessori School. $120, 4-7pm, Lambermont Events, 950 E Grayson, alamocityprovisions.com.
Sunday, November 16: The Brooklynite is our own Winchester Pub every Sunday. Take comfort in the $6 Corpse Revivers as you watch the latest episode of AMC's The Walking Dead. Is your Zombie Survival Kit ready yet? Free admission, 7pm, drink specials from 8-9pm, 516 Brooklyn, (210) 444-0707, thebrooklynitesa.com.