Chuck Blount, S.A. Express-News

Chuck Blount

S.A. Express-News

San Antonio, TX, United States

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Past articles by Chuck:

San Antonio pizza ranked the worst in the U.S.

San Antonio recently was ranked in last place among major U.S. cities for its pizza after getting feedback from 1,000 Americans. → Read More

Hackberry Street lined with neighborhood bars, sweets and iconic eats

Sweet shops, neighborhood bars, ice houses and iconic restaurants line this 3-mile stretch of road on San Antonio's East Side. → Read More

Seguin establishes itself as a true barbecue destination

Lockhart has a firm grip as Texas' BBQ capital, but Seguin has emerged as a serious contender with great barbecue that puts a positive spin on the community. → Read More

Famed San Antonio 2M Smokehouse expanding to Castroville location

One of Texas’ best barbecue joints is heading to Castroville, expected to open in fall 2023. → Read More

San Antonio business generates buzz with hemp-infused spirits

Using hemp grown in California, San Antonio entrepreneur Brian Conaway has developed Powered by Plants, a line of non-alcoholic spirits. → Read More

Texas barbecue is defined by 2 internal temperatures

There are people who cook by feel and those who cook by temperature of the meat, but two numbers are the key to good Texas barbecue. → Read More

Beer prices going up: Worry brews amid 10% cost increase

Following a nationwide trend, prices of beer have increased by as much as 10 percent throughout San Antonio, from bars to convenient stores. → Read More

San Antonio's Pat Booker Road serves military community

This street in Universal City isn't flashy, but food-wise, you won't be disappointed with Hawaiian, Vietnamese, tacos, wings and even daiquiris to-go. → Read More

BBQ team names equal identity at the San Antonio Bar-B-Que Cook-Off

In the world of competition barbecue, choosing your name is a lifelong commitment. → Read More

Skyrocketing egg prices fuel desire for backyard chicken operations

San Antonio loves its breakfast tacos, and so far, most restaurants have been reluctant to raise their price points. → Read More

San Antonio co-op home to 60 food and beverage businesses

Located near the intersection of Wurzbach Parkway and Interstate 35, The C.O.O.P SA on the Northeast side is filled with more than 60 food and beverage businesses. → Read More

Eat the Street: Nacogdoches Road to Loop 1604

Chuck identifies 5 mom-and-pop restaurants along Nacogdoches Road serving an array of... → Read More

Grocery store canned meats can surprise or horrify

The canned meats area of any grocery store typically means SPAM, but there are lots of other options that we put to the taste test, from chicken to fish and the famed roast beef and potted meat. → Read More

San Antonio entrepreneur Tim McDiarmid featured in 'Lead Like a Woman: Audacity'

Founder of The Good Kind Hospitality Group and owner of the Southtown restaurant is featured in a new book released this month. → Read More

Eating healthier? 5 things to buy and 5 things to avoid at Sprouts.

The Taste Team identifies five things to buy and five things to avoid at Sprouts Farmers Market in San Antonio. → Read More

The Top 10 sandwiches in San Antonio

Our 52 Weeks of Sandwiches series wraps up with the best things since sliced bread, from lobster rolls to Reubens to a very Serious Sandwich indeed. → Read More

Texas investors develop single-use portable grill that can hold 500 degrees of heat for 3 hours

Food Shack put the Charbox to the test with impressive results. → Read More

Chuck Blount’s Top 10 BBQ restaurants in and around S.A.

These places treat the Texas trinity with reverence and offer outstanding sides and an ambiance that invites you to sit back enjoy. → Read More

Dave's Hot Chicken opens first San Antonio location

The California-based franchise opens its first San Antonio restaurant Wednesday on the West Side. → Read More

San Antonio Jewish-deli menu inspired by 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'

The Hayden on Broadway makes its own pastrami and has fun with the menu playing off sandwiches like the “Larry David” and “Ted Danson” from the hit HBO show “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” → Read More