Piatti at the Alamo Quarry is once again inviting guests back into experience its revamped, modern dining space and an updated menu that spins fresh pasta made in-house into Italian dishes that aim to be "never complicated or pretentious." Piatti officially reopened to the public on Thursday, January 19 at 255 E. Basse Road, Suite 500, but MySA got...

Following a five-month renovation, Italian eatery Piatti — a longtime Quarry Market fixture — will reopen Thursday, Jan. 19, boasting an updated atmosphere and menu. A specialty food market also is in the works. The refurbished restaurant, located at 255 E. Basse Road, Suite 500, will include Venetian plaster walls, brass finishes and a new U-shape...

San Antonio pasta haven Albi's Vite Italian Kitchen will expand its footprint with a second location near Leon Springs, MySA reports. Owner Albi Zogaj told the news site his team is aiming for a grand opening by the end of this month. The original Albi’s, located at 4979 NW Loop 410 near Leon Valley, opened amid the COVID-19 pandemic, slinging scra...

Allora and Arrosta will launch a new happy hour and  full-service lunch menu, respectively, as part of revamp by the newish Italian restaurants' shared ownership. Allora’s La Dolce Vita Happy Hour will run 4-6 p.m., seven days a week. The happy hour menu will include cocktails and complimentary snacks such as chips, olives and almonds. To make way...

San Antonio's River Walk has earned the city the "Venice of Texas" moniker for years, but a new restaurant is bringing another part of Italy's history to the famed waterway. Fiume, a pizza spot, is now open on the River Walk. The Italian name means "river" in English and marked a former Italian territory.  Fiume opened on Monday, August 8 at 200 S...

The Rim is getting a brand of cafes where “drinking wine at lunch is not a crime.” Postino WineCafe, a Phoenix-based brand, is opening its first San Antonio location next spring. “Feeling a connection and alignment with a community is what drives us to open our doors and a new location,” Postino Co-Founder and CEO Lauren Bailey tells MySA.com in a...

There’s this thing that chef Robbie Nowlin does on his @chef_driven Instagram feed. In frame after frame, he’s hoisting up people in his arms in front of the kitchen pass at Allora, the new Italian restaurant at the Pearl where he’s the executive chef. In one, it’s chef Jason Dady, for whom Nowlin worked at The Lodge in San Antonio. In another, it’...

Movie buffs have long celebrated Spaghetti Westerns for their quirky, low-budget and often hyper-violent take on the American West. Now, San Antonio's near-downtown Vista Brewing is celebrating the '60s-era film genre with Spaghetti Western Wednesdays, which will include chef-prepared Italian food, Texas-brewed beer and, of course, gunslinger flick...

Luxe-loving locals will soon be able to shop Gucci's inventory of high-end wearables without having to travel outside of San Antonio. The company confirms to MySA that The Shops at La Cantera will soon house a Gucci store.  The $1.5 million project is in the early stages, but a representative for the brand tells MySA Gucci is eyeing an early fall o...

The new Nardelli’s Grinder Shoppe was bustling with a lunchtime crowd on March 3, three days after its grand opening. The sandwich shop, located at 345 Main Ave., opened its new location on Feb. 28. "People are really enjoying it. It's been a long time coming and I'm so happy that I can bring Nardelli's to lower Fairfield County," said Matthew Youn...