We’ve created many a Spurs Inspired Fiesta Medal over the years at SA Flavor! Check your sash–have you collected them all?!
El Jefe 2019
El Jefe. The boss. Beloved by San Antonians, feared by the media (especially when asked a silly question), we pay tribute to the head coach of the Spurs with El Jefe, the 2019 Spurs-inspired
Lotería Fiesta Medal! The number “5” is symbolic of the number of rings, we have the classic Fiesta colors at the bottom and a sparkly silver ribbon—and don’t worry Fiesta Medal Maniacs, the date of 2019 is stamped on the back!
A dollar from every sale of this Fiesta Medal goes to benefit the Children’s Bereavement Center of South Texas, which helps youth cope with a loss of a loved one.
El Cafecito Gratis 2018
This Fiesta Medal is the fourth in the Lotería food series by SA Flavor. Not only is April time for Fiesta, it’s also the time of NBA playoffs. And everyone in San Antonio knows that in the playoffs if the Spurs win it’s free coffee for EVERYONE! The number “18” on the card denotes this year’s Fiesta. One dollar from every sale goes to South Texas Alzheimer’s Association.
El Valiente 2018
El Valiente. The Brave. I don’t think that there is another word that describes our beloved Manu Ginobili more. We pay tribute to #20 with El Valiente, the 2018 Spurs-inspired Lotería Fiesta Medal with a take on the “block heard round the world” from last years playoffs. A dollar from every sale of this Fiesta Medal goes to benefit CASA, Child Advocates of San Antonio.
El Corazon 2017
Though the Tim Duncan era may be over, there’s no denying that he was the heart of the Spurs. But more than that, he was the heart of our city. SA Flavor decided to pay tribute to #21 with El Corazon, the 2017 Spurs-inspired Lotería Fiesta Medal. A dollar from every sale goes to benefit CASA, Child Advocates of San Antonio.
Broken Heart 2017
Pero, ay, cómo me duele
Ay, cómo me duele
Seems like Selena kind of knew how San Antonio felt on July 11, 2016. For it was that day that we saw Tim Duncan ride off into the sunset. We knew that this day was coming. But, oh, how it hurts me. Reading that letter was the moment that the collective heart of the city broke. Oh how it hurts. Get this medal from lawyer David Evans with a dollar from each side benefitting the Sam Houston High School Youth and Government Mock Trial team that he volunteers his time to help coach. Read more about the story behind this medal here.
La Mano 2016
Our 2016 Spurs inspired Fiesta Medal draws on our popular La Mano T-Shirt design, but we decided to change it up by adding Fiesta colors in the background. The number “2” in the top left represents Kawhi Leonard, but we stamped it with the date of 2016 for all you medal hounds.
Dia de los Muertos Coyote 2016
I was super proud to bring to life the idea of Aaron Passmore, local foodie and man around town, for his 2016 Fiesta medal! The idea plays on the Dia de los Muertos aesthetic, our local basketball team and Fiesta—three things that Aaron is big on—while calling out 210 Local the name that he goes by around town.
I’ll never forget when I first met Aaron at NIOSA in 2015. He and his new bride made a special run of Fiesta medals for their wedding party favor. He had one left over that he wanted to trade me for my Barbacoa medal. I told him that if he could find me in that sea of humanity I would make the trade—and somehow he did!
Aaron is a San Antonio native, a veteran of the Air Force and is currently the captain at the Sam Houston Fire Station 4. And he is incredibly passionate about his city, something that I think comes out in this Fiesta medal that I helped him design.
This medal is super hot and won’t last for long—I really love the he coyote’s eyes that are basketballs. Be sure to follow Aaron on Twitter at @210Local and Instagram at @210_Local (don’t forget that underscore!).