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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
San Antonio
Food
Feel
Price
7.8
6.5
$25
Surveilled by military recruiting offices, the Middle Eastern cuisine fights back

You’d think that Jerusalem Grill, tucked into the elbow of a strip center and flanked by recruiting offices of the U.S. military, might have resorted to a super-defiant version of its Middle Eastern cuisine merely in self defense. But no: like most such local restaurants, it seems to have gravitated towards a generalized rendition for the American palate; the menu claims Persian, Greek, and Turkish dishes as well.

Nonetheless, this is the best of breed locally. Quality is high and… [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]