San Antonio Ice Cream Sandwich Shop Opening
San Diego-based ice cream sandwich chain the Baked Bear is opening its first location down in San Antonio starting on Friday, July 12. It will be found at 15900 La Cantera Parkway as part of the Shops at La Cantera. On deck are its usual array of ice cream sandwiches with cookies and brownies.
Summer Grilling Parties
Downtown restaurant Better Half is introducing new cookout series starting in late July and August, where guest chefs and restaurants will take turns grilling up food at the West 5th spot. It begins on Saturday, July 27 (also serving at the afterparty for the Quesoff), and runs weekly through August 31. Participating chefs and restaurants includes Noble Sandwich Co.’s barbecue venture Interstellar BBQ, Contigo’s Andrew Wiseheart, and East Austin Mexican restaurant Suerte.