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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
San Antonio
Food
Feel
Price
6.0
6.5
$20
Good-enough Greek gets the job done

Demo’s is proof positive that it’s not necessary to do something extremely well in order to succeed—just well enough will do, thank you. It’s an approach that has sustained the restaurant, now grown to three outlets, over thirty years. Gyros and souvlaki in a variety of sizes and compositions (we always go for the lamb souvlaki over the beef or chicken), some standard Greek salads, a few plates such as the inevitable moussaka, honey-drenched baklava for dessert…it’s all competently done… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
San Antonio
Food
Feel
Price
8.6
5.5
$15
Super ‘cue in a blood-red dive

Jones’ address is east of St. Philip’s College in a kind of no-man’s land. The building is a somewhat disquieting shade of dried-blood red, and, in a departure from the norm, there’s no outside dining. No order window, either; you must penetrate the interior, and at first it’s almost akin to stepping across the threshold of a dive geared more to beer and broads than barbecue and sweet tea. The inside, too, is dark red.

But shades of CSI quickly fade… [More]