Author Archives: Nina Rangel

Food Truck Journey: Chef Ryan Rhys is all about change in his personal and culinary life

Food Truck Journey: Chef Ryan Rhys is all about change in his personal and culinary life

The transgender chef-owner of the Satisfried food truck also operates the Enzo’s Culinary Events catering outfit. It’s no exaggeration to say San Antonio Chef Ryan Rhys is in the middle of two of the most transformational journeys of his life. The trangender chef-owner of the Satisfried food truck and ghost kitchen began his journey in

Longtime San Antonio dining mainstay W.D. Deli has been sold

The Broadway lunch spot’s founders searched for two years for the right successors. After a two-year search for the right caretakers, the founders of near-downtown lunchtime favorite W.D. Deli have sold the business to local couple Steve Clemens and Kelly Balubiak. In June of 2020, longtime owners Wayne Beers and Michael Bobo put both the

LGBTQ-inclusive speed-waxing chain LunchboxWax opens first San Antonio location

Idaho-based speed-waxing concept LunchboxWax has opened its first San Antonio salon at the Alon Town Centre on the North Side, offering face and body waxing — and an inclusive and comfortable environment. LunchboxWax is a full-service boutique and speed-waxing salon that trains its employees — called waxologists — in practices designed to make the LGBTQ+

San Antonio gallery to host LGBTQ-friendly installation from the Human Rights Campaign

Hopscotch, a downtown San Antonio gallery that hosts immersive art experiences, will debut an installation from the Human Rights Campaign. The HRC installation will open on Thursday, August 5. The acrylic panel and LED light installation, dubbed GAZE, “transports guests into a world that encourages them to see beyond their own experience and into a

Local bakeries offer Pride Month specials to benefit Thrive Youth Center

San Antonio-based Thrive Youth Center is getting a helping hand via three local sweet shops this Pride Month. Thrive supplies homeless LGBTQ+ youth with safe living quarters, meals, showers, laundry facilities and hygiene supplies. One of only two LGBTQ-specific emergency shelters in Texas, the organization also provides access to resources to help young adults gain