Il Sogno's closure raised questions about how homegrown, upscale restaurants stack up against corporate competitors and more casual concepts.
No other shop in Texas is rolling bagels by hand, and Boss is one of only five wood-fired bagel restaurants in the country.
Friday was the last lunch service for the Pearl's Sandbar Fish House & Market.
As a dining blogger, I eat out a lot. One major reason dining out (and in turn writing about it on The San Antonio Palate) appeals to me is – to be honest – I am not the best cook. Actually, when asked by friends to rate my cooking on a scale from one to ten, my husband awarded me a negative three.