Visit the Culinary Institute of America in San Antonio
Even if you aren't planning to take a cooking course during your visit to San Antonio, a trip to the Culinary Institute of America is worth a visit. It's a great area to walk around in, and you can try coffee and pastries at the CIA Bakery Cafe.
You can also eat at NAO, the award-winning restaurant at the CIA that's also part of the student's educational experience. Be sure to make a reservation.