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Hatch, Jerks & Food Holidays

8/15/2018
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We talk about all things Hatch chile and why you should be grilling your breakfast. We also talk about the two-star review for the Jerk Shack, the new mom-and-pop liquor store in Alamo Heights we’ve fallen in love with, tell you how to add tea to 2 summery cocktails and we get all ranty about the absolute insanity of national food holidays. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/food/.

Duration:00:31:37

Primo Picks, Pollos & Plans

8/8/2018
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Get your summer melons out the fruit salad and onto your dinner plate. We’ll also give you the top 5 pollos spots in San Antonio, we taste test the products from the 4 S.A. finalists in HEB’s annual state contest, we share the burger we’re obsessed with right now, the marinated olives we can’t get enough of and we get all ranty about men who can’t plan for dinner.

Duration:00:37:01

Steamer Meals, Watermelon Drinks & Gen-Xer Eateries

8/1/2018
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The Taste Team discusses easy, steamed one-pot meals with big flavors that get dinner on the table with little heat and little fuss. Then we go big with beef ribs, we talk about the 1-star review of Koi Kawa, the vanilla salt we are craving right now, 2 watermelon cocktails to brighten up your summer and we get ranty about long waits at restaurants.

Duration:00:34:06

Ice Cream, Rosé & Pollos Asados

7/25/2018
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Today we talk about fancy-pants ice cream floats, the 5 sandwiches you should be eating right now, the 2 ½ star review of Chama Gaucha. We tell you about the new pollos asados joint that should be on your radar, our new Italian ice obsession, updating your caprese salad for a party -- and we complain loudly about the rude guests who like to ruin dinner parties. Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/food/.

Duration:00:31:18

Corn, PB&J and Buffets

7/18/2018
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All the chilled, no-heat ways to use the season’s bounty of corn, why you should be bathing your ribs and chicken wings in peanut butter and jelly - yes, for reals.The 1-star review of San Antonio favorite India Oven, the new restaurant going into the old Casbeers spot on Blanco, the new fruit that’s about to become your summer obsession, an herby salsa verde you will want to slather on everything and we rail loud and proud against buffets! Read more at https://www.expressnews.com/food/.

Duration:00:34:12

Fruit Drinks, Fruit Crisps & Smoky Fruits

7/11/2018
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Today we’ll talk about pineapple drinks - most without any booze - and what happens when you add fruit to a smoker. We’ll also talk about the zero-star review of downtown’s Hoppin’ John, the closure of San Antonio’s best bar, the cutest food-related kids book and we get all ranty about buns that don’t hold their own against stuffed sandwiches and burgers - like an elephant squeezed into skinny jeans.

Duration:00:36:50

Hot Dogs, Flavored Smoke & 4th of July

7/3/2018
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In addition to sharing with you 4 summer-tastic recipes, we’re going to talk about the best hot dogs to grill this summer, and we’ll tell you how to flavor your smoke to boost your cookout. Cured is the latest restaurant to join the 3-star club and we’ll tell you why. We’ll talk about the legal troubles facing the chef and co-owner of San Antonio’s best restaurant, and we get all ranty about competitive hot dog eating.

Duration:00:33:13

Dust off the Bundt, S.A.'s Frozen Treats & Slim Jim's 2.0

6/27/2018
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Today we’re going to show you why you dust off your Bundt pan and get it ready to werk, you better werk. We’ll also get our chill on with some of the best frozen treats in San Antonio, we’ll talk about the zero-star review of the Winchester in Alamo Heights - ouch - we’ll try some newfangled Slim Jim’s and we get all ranty and ravey about exposed feet in restaurants.

Duration:00:32:26

Funky Fruits, Fast Food & Fried Tacos

6/19/2018
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Today we’ll be talking about all those funky fruits you see at the grocery store. Which ones are good and what the heck do you do with them? We’ll also talk about the Taste Team’s Fantasy Fast Food Draft and why Rebelle in the St. Anthony is now the finest seafood restaurant in San Antonio. We’ll taste test from Voh-je chocolates, give you the not-so-happy lowdown on Big Lou’s Burgers and BBQ. We talk about the little kitchen gadget you can’t live without, tell you how to make Cheesy Dill...

Duration:00:35:03

Special Episode - The 2018 Fast Food Draft

6/14/2018
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In this week's special episode, in honor of the upcoming 2018 NBA Draft, the Taste Team picks their favorite fast food items to compete head to head in a drive thru-friendly, non-dessert high calorie showdown. Visit https://www.expressnews.com/food/ for the exciting conclusion.

Duration:00:20:32

BBQ-Loving Dads & Sons & Rest in Peace, Anthony Bourdain

6/13/2018
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Today we’ll talk about two pro BBQ dads who are passing on their love of the cue to their sons. We’ll also talk about the 5 sandwiches to eat right now, the 1-star dining review of Acu Bistro Bar near the Dominion, our cravings for spicy Sichuan peanuts, three summer cocktails with ginger beer and we get all ranty about calories on menus. Who needs that guilt trip?

Duration:00:36:36

Peaches, BBQ & Pooches on the Patio

6/6/2018
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Today we’ll talk about the Hill Country’s bumper crop of peaches this summer and what to do with all that fresh goodness. We’ll also talk about the 10 commercial sauces recommended by Chuck Blount and how to customize them. We’ll look at Mike’s sad country song of a review of Texas 46 BBQ in Spring Branch, taste Lick’s latest ice cream flavors, we’ll give you tips for how to add more acid to your cooking, how much we love the shakshuka a Moshe’s and we get all ranty about pooches on the...

Duration:00:34:42

The Food Men Go It Alone

5/30/2018
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The Taste Team (minus Emily Spicer, who's enjoying some well-deserved vacation time) talks sandwiches, the rise of Southern restaurants and new restaurant reviews, followed by "high octane" coffee testing and some ranty comments about bratty restaurant antics. Find additional info about all the topics the gang discusses at ExpressNews.com/food/.

Duration:00:28:24

Picnics, Alt-Burgers & Brats in Restaurants

5/23/2018
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Today the gang talks about how to have a better al fresco picnic this summer, and how to switch up your burger game with some alternative proteins. We’ll talk about the 1-star dining review of Bexar Pub, famous for the Folc burger, we’ll taste test some Twang’s salts for beer and more and we’ll talk about some surprisingly good barbecue from HEB, our love of Lebanese mountain bread, 4 ways to dress up your bubbly with just one ingredient and we get all ranty and rave-y about bratty a-hole...

Duration:00:38:44

Farmer's Markets & Long Brisket Cooking

5/16/2018
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The Taste Team has details on what's cropping up at local farmers' markets & what they consider to be the longest brisket cook they've ever heard of! That discussion, restaurant reviews & news, live gourmet cheese puff sampling, boozy ice cream, our weekly food rant & more on today's episode. Find additional info about all the topics the gang discusses at ExpressNews.com/food/.

Duration:00:32:21

Celebrity Restaurant Smackdown

5/9/2018
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On San Antonio's last windy and rainy day of the season, the gang visited celebrity food outposts for both Paula Deen and “Cake Boss” Buddy Valastro. But there can only be one winner! That discussion, the gang's favorite recipes from their moms (Happy Mother's Day!), restaurant reviews & news, live ice cream sampling, our weekly food rant & more on today's episode. Find additional info about all the topics the gang discusses at ExpressNews.com/food/.

Duration:00:35:43

Queso De Mayo

5/2/2018
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In honor of Cinco de Mayo, the gang goes through the city's best queso you can enjoy during the upcoming holiday. That discussion, ceviche recipes, the return of Pollos Asados Los Norteños, restaurant reviews & news, live prepackaged cocktail sampling & more on today's episode. Find additional info about all the topics the gang discusses at ExpressNews.com/food/.

Duration:00:35:32

Fiesta Foods

4/25/2018
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It's Fiesta week! But did you know you can find San Antonio "puffy tacos" without standing in line while being hit with confetti? The gang goes through some of the top 10 locations as well as how to infuse more "saladish" veggies into your diet. Those discussions, restaurant reviews, live craft soda sampling & more on today's episode. Find additional info about all the topics the gang discusses at ExpressNews.com/food/.

Duration:00:33:21

Herb Cooking & Turkey Legs

4/18/2018
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How can you take advantage of the spring bounty of herbs in your cooking, or cook Fiesta-style turkey legs at home? And what's the deal with meats on sticks in restaurants? Those discussions, restaurant reviews, live cookie tastings & more on today's episode. Find additional info about all the topics the gang discusses at ExpressNews.com/food/.

Duration:00:33:06

BBQ & Nachos Tips For The Summer

4/11/2018
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The gang goes through mandatory BBQ tips & some fresh ideas for how to bring up your nacho game. Those discussions, restaurant reviews, live pili nut tasting & more on today's episode. Find additional info about all the topics the gang discusses at ExpressNews.com/food/.

Duration:00:33:13