The 18 Best Cocktail Bars In San Antonio

Sternewirth

When someone talks about good cocktail bars in San Antonio, my eyes kind of light up. And no, it’s not just the booze, although the idea of an ice-cold gin martini at a cute cocktail bar will always light me up.  I love discussing great cocktail bars because I feel that there’s truly one in…

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Allora: Where Coastal Italian Cuisine Dazzles in San Antonio

Allora: Where Coastal Italian Cuisine Dazzles in San Antonio

Open since March of 2022, Allora has staked its spot atop San Antonio’s Italian “best of” list. Between its open concept eating area with coastal accents and high ceilings, and its carefully curated menu highlighting the flavors of Italy’s Amalfi Coast, Allora shines with the best of both worlds – ambiance and food.  Location Allora…

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When and Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest in San Antonio

When Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest in San Antonio

While San Antonio is most notably known for its strong Mexican heritage, SA and many of the outlying communities also have a lesser-known German heritage that dates back to the 1840s. It was during this time that German immigrants made their way to the Alamo city in search of jobs and opportunities in agriculture, as…

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Boudros: The Best Restaurant on the San Antonio Riverwalk

Boudros: The Best Restaurant on the San Antonio Riverwalk

The San Antonio Riverwalk, one of the most popular destinations in Texas, stretches approximately 15 miles from the city’s south side, to north of downtown near the San Antonio Museum of Art. But when people picture the San Antonio Riverwalk, they typically only picture the portion that stretches from the Rivercenter mall, to where the…

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An Honest Guide To The 17 Best Hill Country Resorts

Hyatt Hill Country Resort

From the magnificent La Cantera Resort and Spa to the family-friendly JW Marriott San Antonio, the Texas Hill Country is full of award-winning resorts and hotels. It makes sense, though; this sprawling area has nothing but space and views for miles and miles. Texas is enormous! So whether you live in the San Antonio area…

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25 Best Things To Do In Gruene TX For A Weekend Getaway

The Barn Gruene TX

Are you planning a trip to Gruene TX sometime soon? If not, you should! This little historic town is absolutely PACKED with charm and character! It’s home to the oldest dance hall in Texas and a bunch of adorable shops and restaurants. I’ve lived in Texas my whole life and I’ve made plenty of trips…

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The 13 Best Tex Mex Restaurants in San Antonio

If you know nothing else about San Antonio’s history, know this: San Antonio is Tex-Mex. It’s been a city in Mexico, it’s been a city in Texas, and nowadays it’s a colorful blend of both Texan and Mexican culture. That’s why the best Tex Mex in San Antonio is often the best Tex Mex in…

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The 10 Most Romantic Restaurants in San Antonio

Where to Eat in Southtown

Restaurants are so much more than food. They are places to gather and take pleasure in good company. They are places to experience new cultures and ways of living. And they can be great places to kindle a relationship or romance. If you are looking to create the perfect date night, impress on Valentine’s day,…

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Is Mi Tierra In San Antonio A Tourist Trap?

Mi Tierra margarita

I adore Tex Mex cuisine. Growing up in Texas, it was a weekly (daily?) staple in our home. Breakfast tacos, ground beef chalupas, taco soup with all the fixings, and homemade flour tortillas were a few of my childhood favorites. This fusion fare, which came from the Tejano people of Texas, is, quite frankly, delicious.…

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