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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
San Antonio
Food
Feel
Price
5.0
6.0
$25
Mind your mama and go home for dinner instead

As the name hopes to suggest, this is a place that celebrates home cooking, including a heaping helping of dishes with a Texas accent: chicken-fried steak, fajita quesadillas, and the ever-popular fried mushrooms with cream gravy. Unfortunately, it also offers proof that Nelson Algren knew what he was talking about when he said, “Never eat a place called Mom’s.” Nothing is terribly bad – unless, of course, you’d rather not have processed cheese food in your enchiladas, on your burgers,… [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]