Stories By Merrisa Brown

  • Which of your fast food favorites has the most calories? It's a little easier to make healthy choices these days since restaurants offer or post nutritional guidelines. But that doesn't mean we want to inspect them while standing in line for a Big Mac.
  • 2016 was a sad year for celebrities, but these folks are still with us Thankfully, these folks who are getting up in years are still with us — and some of them are still very active in Hollywood.
  • Alamo Drafthouse offering veterans free movies for Veterans Day Friday Alamo Drafthouse is honoring military members this year by offering free admission to movies on Friday, Nov. 11 for Veterans Day.
  • Where to get your guacamole fix in San Antonio on National Guacamole Day Chips and queso may be deeply rooted in the San Antonio palate, but chips and guacamole is a close, close second. That makes today, National Guacamole Day, less of an excuse to eat the avocado dip we love, but more of an excuse for already having...
  • Taco Cabana tests out new taco add-ins like ranch and bacon at 2 San Antonio restaurants Taco Cabana is testing out some new taco styles, and you can try them at just two San Antonio area locations.
  • Readers showed off their pups on National Dog Day 2016 Today, mySA would like to honor the pooches of the Alamo City on National Dog Day by featuring them here!
  • Which of your fast food favorites has the most calories? It's a little easier to make healthy choices these days since restaurants offer or post nutritional guidelines. But that doesn't mean we want to inspect them while standing in line for a Big Mac.
  • It's National French Fry Day! Here are some spots to celebrate in San Antonio Get off the couch and get some potatoes — it's National French Fry Day!
  • Grab the breath mints: It's National Onion Ring Day! Here are 15 San Antonio restaurants with onion rings you should try.
  • Top 100 Dining & Drinks Winners' Celebration is tonight! How would you like the chance to eat and drink at 20 of San Antonio's best restaurants and bars at once? To celebrate our 2016 Top 100 Dining & Drinks list — which you can read on exclusively on ExpressNews.com — we're throwing a party where...
  • 2016 San Antonio Express-News Fiesta medals on sale now The San Antonio Express-News' official Fiesta medal is on sale now. The medal features a drawing of a taco, and proclaims San Antonio “The Mecca of the Breakfast Taco,” eluding to the Taco War between the Alamo City and Austin that rocked social...
  • Celebrate Rounded Pi Day with San Antonio's best pizzas and pies For all the math geeks out there, it's Pi Day! March 14 — 3/14 — celebrates the mathematical symbol Π, which is 3.14159 ... and it goes on like that.
  • These cheesy dishes are the perfect way to mark National Cheese Lover's Day Because there's a day to celebrate everything now, January 21 marks National Cheese Lover's Day.
  • San Antonio cheered the Spurs and rocked the Paper Tiger after Christmas After opening the gift of a Spurs' loss on Christmas Day, San Antonians came out in full force to cheer the team to a 101-86 win over the Denver Nuggets on Saturday, rocking their ugly sweaters, Santa gear and Grinch getup during the game.
  • Photos shared on social media show devastation from North Texas storm, tornado At least four people are dead and many homes are damaged or destroyed after severe storms — including a reported tornado — ripped through the Dallas area Saturday night.
  • San Antonio woman scratches off ticket worth $7.5 million Christmas came early for one San Antonio woman, who claimed $7.5 million she won on a scratch-off ticket purchased at a Northwest Side convenience store.
  • Antique Thanksgiving cards show the sentiments of old More than 100 years ago, people used to send Thanksgiving cards. Now, with smart phones, Facebook and ecards, Christmas cards are barely a thing.
  • Uber is delivering kittens in San Antonio for National Cat Day If you could use some goof-off time Thursday, Uber will be delivering kittens on command to offices around San Antonio for National Cat Day.
  • Happy Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day! In 2011, the Texas Legislature solidified what's arguably the best holiday ever for meat-lovers: Texas Chicken-fried Steak Day.
  • New Braunfels shoplifter swipes $600 vacuum from Target, flees on motorcycle Police in New Braunfels are looking for a man suspected of swiping a high-end vacuum cleaner from Target.