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Time to Drink the Kawhi Koolaid, Spurs Fans

Spurs fans have seen know Kawhi Leonard earned his Most Valuable Player honor during the NBA championship. “Now everyone is drinking the Koolaid — the Kawhi Koolaid,” according to the folks at Nao Restaurant, 312 Pearl Parkway, which created the drink in his honor.

Kawhi Koolaid

Kawhi Koolaid

Those dining at the restaurant Wednesday evening will receive a free drink. Those just stopping by anytime can order one for $9. Or you can make one for yourself at home, using the following recipe.

Kawhi Koolaid

1 ½ ounces blanco tequila
½ ounces mezcal
½ ounce sugar syrup
½ ounce lemon juice
Pinch of aji amarillo Peruvian peppers
Pineapple leaves, for garnish

Combine tequila, mezcal, syrup, lemon juice and a pinch of pepper. Shake and strain over ice. Garnish with five leaves from the pineapple crown in honor of the San Antonio Spurs’ five championship victories.

Makes 1 cocktail.

From Nao Resaturant


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Daily Dish: Spur Fans, Catch the Bus at Josephine St. Café

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Josephine St. Café offering free bus rides from the restaurant to all Spurs home games.  The restaurant will mark the occasion with a Spurs Pep Rally and Parade on at noon Wednesday at the restaurant, 400 E. Josephine St. at U.S. 281 North.

Restaurant owners Pat Molak and Mary Jane Nalley will be joined by honorary parade marshals Marco Barros, president of the San Antonio Area Tourism Council, and Yolanda Arrellano, president of the San Antonio Restaurant Association.

Leading the parade will be the Samba Vida Dancers & Drummers, Spurs Baseline Bums, Magic 105’s Katrina Curtiss, and the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, who will officially kick off the season.

Beginning Oct. 28 and throughout the entire Spurs 2009-2010 season, the bus will leave the restaurant parking lot 30 minutes before tip-off during all home games.

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