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Getting Into the Spirit of the Season

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The spirit of the season is upon us, and a number of restaurants are responding with Toys for Tots drives and other charitable collections.

McDonald's employees gather boxes of blankets for Haven for Hope.

McDonald’s employees gather boxes of blankets for Haven for Hope.

The folks at McDonald’s heeded the call before Thanksgiving.

In response to an emergency request from Haven for Hope, the Greater San Antonio Area McDonald’s co-op recently donated 500 blankets to the many homeless the organization cares for.

But they’re not finished. The donation is only half of the amount that the local owner/operators will be donating to Haven for Hope. The remaining 500 blankets will be donated this month.

Twelve Spirits of the Season at La Fogata

La Fogata, 2427 Vance Jackson Road, is getting into a different spirit of the season. Twelve, in fact.

Twelve Spirits of the Season is the name of the restaurant’s holiday drink menu. During the season, you can try any of the following specialty margaritas:

  • Have Yourself a Berry Christmas (Strawberry)
  • Prancer’s Peach (Peach)
  • Up on the Rooftop Raspberry (Raspberry)
  • The Grinch (Midori)
  • Partridge in a Prickly Pear Rita (Prickly Pear)
  • Away in a Mango Margarita (Mango)
  • The Happy Elf (Amaretto)
  • Poinsettia Rita (Pomegranate)
  • Blue Blitzen (Blue Curacao)
  • Red Nosed Rudolph (Blood Orange)
  • Santa’s Sangria Rita (Sangria)

La Fogata is also hosting a free tasting from 6 to 8 p.m. this Friday. At the tasting table will be Patron’s Blanco and Reposado varieties, served both straight up and mixed in a Red Nosed Rudolph. The table is on La Fogata’s main patio.

Call 210-342-5377 for more information.

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