Grilled Sandwiches (Go Great with Beer)


Beer and the grill are two of summer's finest companions. Here's a recipe idea for when you want to grill up something tasty to enjoy with a cold beer, and are looking for a burger alternative. Check it out: Torta with Grilled Chorizo, Avocado, and Cilantro Cream. Sit out on your patio with this grilled sandwich in one hand, an iced down beer in the other, and those worries you had? They'll fade far, far away. 

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Try Something New from Real Ale Brewing in Blanco, TX


Real Ale Brewing in Blanco, Texas, has been brewing top qualty craft beers since 1996 with as little processing as possible. It starts with water from the nearby Blanco River and the highest quality ingredients. Then they take the time to allow all the unique characteristics of the ingredients to shine. Real Ale believes doing less to the beer actually creates more complexity, aroma, and flavor. It is unfiltered, unpasteurized, and they never use preservatives or artificial colors.


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Wine Lovers, This Beer's For You


Making the leap from your favorite adult beverage to a new one sometimes takes a bit of encouragement (u-hum, Cory). So when we found this reference from Vinepair we knew it was perfect for you wine lovers out there and had to share.

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It's Dad's Day!


Happy Father's Day to all the fathers, grandfathers, foster dads, step dads, daddys, pops, poppys, grandpas, papas,  paw paws --- all of you guys doing the good work of being a dad! Because whatever name you go by, you totally rock and deserve a day (at least) to celebrate! (Hint: Beer Fest is going on.) 

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Cooking with Beer: Sour Beer Goat Cheese Chile Rellenos....and Blondies


So we all know drinking beer is awesome. But what about cooking with beer? Now maybe you’ve seen or even tried a beer can chicken, and, heck, that qualifies, but I’m thinking more along the lines of Sour Beer Goat Cheese Chile Rellenos and Chocolate Chip Porter Caramel Blondies. Interested? Yah, me too!  

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We're Big Fans of Cans!


We are all about beer in cans and want to bring an end to the negative stigma that has been attached to it for so long. Cans are great: they’re portable, easily recyclable, take up less storage space in your cooler, and most importantly, are actually better for preserving the flavor of your favorite beer.

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San Antonio Breweries Step Up for Beer Fest


San Antonio's beer scene continues to grow with new breweries and plenty of unique brews hitting the shelves. Central Market Broadway is fortunate to have a number of stellar beer tastings scheduled for Beer Fest many from breweries right in our own backyard. They start tonight, so if you're in the area, please join us! And if you live a little further away, check the store's calendar for events over the next two weeks.

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Cool Off With Specialty Summer Brews


During Beer Fest we’re celebrating summer with a variety of light beers, including three specialty brews that might be new to you: sours, saisons, and sessions. We even have ciders for folks looking for crisp refreshment without the bitterness of beer.

So let's jump in to what makes each of these beer styles so special! 

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Gear Up for Beer Fest: June 15-28


When summer days heat up, sometimes only a cool, crisp beer will do. Thankfully, we’re launching our two-week Beer Fest June 15!
 
The festival will highlight refreshing and light summer brews, including four front porch-, lake-, and tailgate-worthy varieties that maybe you haven’t tried before: sours, saisons, sessions, and as a bonus, ciders. But whatever type of warm-weather beer you like, you'll be sure to find it at Central Market, ready to ice down and enjoy. 

This is going to be one heck of a summer party. Be sure to tag your Beer Fest photos #CMBeerFest so we can share the fun!

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Mouthwatering Marinated Tomatoes


Whether you’re bringing in tomatoes from your backyard or from our Produce department, this easy recipe will turn them into wonderfully marinated additions to summer salads. Plus, you get a light and flavorful vinaigrette, as well! 

The finished tomatoes are perfect for pasta or grain salads with fresh cheese and herbs, and work great mixed in with greenery, too. They’ll look really spectacular if you use a variety of colors, so if you don’t have your own, a quick walk down our tomato display will give you all you need. Pick up red, yellow, orange, and green for a striking presentation.

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