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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
San Antonio
Food
Feel
Price
7.0
6.5
$30
Get your goat here—or go green with good vegetable dishes

The menu at Sarovar spans the whole Subcontinent, and there are a lot of dishes available that you are unlikely to see elsewhere in town. Unfortunately, the quality of food is somewhat inconsistent, with some dishes excellent but others merely humdrum.

There are a couple of unusual South Indian rice dishes, but idli (rice cakes) are bland; try instead the green lentil crêpe with vegetable stuffing or the odd-but-intriguing spicy lentil “doughnuts.” Slightly more interesting is upma, a sort of… [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]