Chicken Katsu from Tenko Ramen
Though Quealy Watson and wife Jennifer Dobbertin have yet to announce a location for their upcoming Tenko Ramen shop, noodle-crazy San Antonians got a taste for whats to come with a five-week pop-up at Brick. The chicken tea sandwich though, with perfect crust needs to make a comeback ASAP.
Crawfish from Pinch Boil House
The mussels are great, the shrimp boils are a must, but the crawfish is what first hooked me onto Pinchs Vietnamese-style seafood with its lemongrass, garlic and citrus notes. Their brick-and-mortar location cant open soon enough.
Som Tum from Baan Esaan
A sad note on our delicious list: Baan Esaan is no more. But for the six-ish odd months we had that wonderful little eatery, it gave us a taste for fresh som tum and all of what were missing when it comes to Thai fare
Pollo at Pollos Asados Los Nortenos
4642 Rigsby Ave., (210) ) 648-3303
Im admittedly late to the game on this one. But after this years brouhaha over its smoke stacks, I finally visited Pollos Asados Los Nortenos and its become a monthly pilgrimage to the southeast side. Learn from my mistakes and get there now.