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Foodee Eats: Lunch in San Antonio

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Foodee Eats: Lunch in San Antonio

Donné Tor
By Donné Tor
February 22, 2017

Pork buns, BBQ that makes your heart stop, soul soothing ramen and a couple unbeatable burger joints. This is where you should be having lunch in San Antonio.

The Bread Box

Lunch in San Antonio The Bread Box

555 W Bitters Rd #115, San Antonio, TX
(210) 277-8612
thebreadboxsa.com

What they’ve got: Baking that is made from scratch on site, this spot doesn’t mess around. Coming from a long line of bakers, The Bread Box offers amazing burgers and show stopping bread.

What you’re getting:

  • Bread Box Burger – ½ lb. short rib & brisket burger, fontina, bacon jam, lettuce, tomato, on a brioche bun ($12.65)
  • Harvest Chicken Salad Sandwich – Honey wheat seed bread, chicken breast, cranberry, rosemary, apple, celery, and hard boiled pastured eggs ($11.50)
  • Classic Cobb Salad – Grilled chicken breast, avocado, tomatoes, cucumbers, Stella blue cheese crumbles, pastured eggs, applewood smoked bacon, croutons on field greens tossed in ranch dressing ($11.50)

P.S. The Bread Box is available for office delivery via Foodee!

Kimura

Lunch in San Antonio Kimura

152 E Pecan St #102, San Antonio, TX
(210) 444-0702
http://www.kimurasa.com/

What they’ve got: Simple yet elegant Japanese noodle house with heart warming ramen, and sushi. Kimura is the spot to go if you’re craving a bowl of noodles with delicious broth.

What you’re getting:

  • Shoyu Ramen – Chicken broth, a soft-boiled egg, nori, marinated shiitakes, spring onions, and bean sprouts ($11)
  • Miso Ramen – Miso broth, soft-boiled egg, nori, spring onion, shiitake mushrooms, and bean sprouts ($8)
  • Charred Shishito Peppers ($7)

Big Bob’s Burgers

Lunch in San Antonio Big Bob's Burgers

447 W. Hildebrand Ave, San Antonio, TX
(210) 734-2627
http://www.bigbobsburgers.com/

What they’ve got: Arguably one of the best burgers in town. If you’ve got that insatiable burger craving, check out Big Bob’s. Boasting freshly baked buns and amazing patties, this place will truly satisfy.

What you’re getting:

  • 50/50 Burger – 1/2 beef chuck, 1/2 bacon, with loads of cheddar cheese ($7.99)
  • Veggie Burger ($7.99)
  • The Big Filthy ($6.99)

Ming’s Thing

Lunch in San Antonio Ming's Things

5249 McCullough Ave, Olmos Park, TX
(210) 570-6318
http://www.mingsthing.com/

What they’ve got: If you’re craving noodle bowls, pork buns and stir fry, this is the spot to hit up.

What you’re getting:

  • Summer Noodles – Mung bean noodles, fresh veggies and pickled edamame ($8.65)
  • Pork Belly Bun – Ming’s Thing house smoked pork belly and cucumbers ($4.60)
  • Spicy Coconut Noodles – Rice noodles, spicy coconut, fresh veggies and herbs ($9.80)

P.S.  Ming’s Thing is available for office delivery via Foodee!

Smoke the Restaurant

Lunch in San Antonio Smoke the Restaurant

1170 E Commerce San Antonio, TX
(210) 253-9919
http://smoketherestaurant.com/

What they’ve got: Some of the best BBQ in town. If you’re craving BBQ meats, burgers and stellar salads, this is your spot. Order for yourself or splash out and get the Brisket Feast for your friends.

What you’re getting:

  • Fall Chop Salad – Radish, red onions, blue cheese, figs & chicharron with wild berry balsamic vinaigrette ($8.05)
  • Urban Cowboy BBQ Burger – Brisket grind, cheddar, crispy onions and house cut fries ($11.50)
  • Brisket Feast – Brisket, beef sausage, bratwurst and house cured maple bacon ($172.50)

P.S. Smoke is available for office delivery via Foodee!

Sandwich De Paris

Lunch in San Antonio Sandwich De Paris

7220 Louis Pasteur Dr # 142, San Antonio, TX
(210) 692-3429
http://www.sandwichdeparis.com/

What they’ve got: Great spot to get freshly baked sandwiches, and hearty salads.

What you’re getting:

  • Roast Chicken Salad – Green leaf lettuce, cucumber, pickled carrot, red onion and cilantro ($9.50)
  • Upstream Salad – Lavender honey glazed salmon, baby spinach, baby kale, roasted tomato, red onion, slivered almonds, feta, balsamic ($10.95)
  • Tsukemono – Spinach, grilled sirloin, pickled carrots, cucumber, onions, tomato, cilantro, lime and low fat rice wine sesame dressing ($10.95)

P.S. Sandwich de Paris is available for office delivery via Foodee!

Burger Boy

Lunch in San Antonio Burger Boy

2323 N St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX
(210) 735-1955
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What they’ve got: Classic drive through in a no frills setting, Burger Boy boasts one of a kind burgers, shakes and crinkle cut fries.

What you’re getting:

  • Working Man Special – Double pattie, fries and a drink ($7.99)
  • Bates Special – Regular patty, fries and a drink ($5.99)
  • Vanilla Milkshake ($2.09)

The Good Kind

Lunch in San Antonio The Good Kind

303 Pearl Parkway, Suite No. 108, San Antonio, TX
(210) 439-0030
http://eatgoodkind.com/

What they’ve got: Organic and seasonal ingredients, The Good Kind serves food that is delicious and healthy.

What you’re getting:

  • Hippie Sandwich – Hummus, yogurt feta, pickles, shaved veggies & sprouts. Served on a whole wheat pita ($16.10)
  • Shaved Cabbage & Cilantro Pumpkin Seed Slaw with Serrano Lime Dressing – Feeds 4 – 6 – ($28.75)
  • Dessert Tray – Assortment of cookies and housemade bars ($28.75)

P.S.  The Good Kind is available for office delivery via Foodee!

Photos: KucherAVThe Bread Box, Kimura, Big Bob’s Burgers, Ming’s Thing, Smoke the Restaurant, Sandwich De Paris, Burger Boy, The Good Kind
Donné Tor

About Donné

Donné Torr is a writer, fine arts educator, and musician. Born in South Africa but raised on the west coast of Canada, she is ruled by her family’s motto “Torr Altiora Spero” which translates to “I hope higher things”. She thrives on the creative genius of her peers and is happiest when at home cooking.

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