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I stepped off the plane and into a high lonestar sun, my boots shiny and new and Texas on my mind. The River City was laid out before me, and I was ready to experience all she had to offer. Light shimmered on the water of the San Antonio River like a handful of rodeo buckles tossed into the sky. I was eager to suss out curious local restaurants, secrets, and tall Texas tales. I came home understanding the true meaning of southern hospitality.
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300 E Travis St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
From its perch on Travis Park, just three blocks from the Alamo, The St. Anthony hotel has witnessed a lot of San Antonio history. First opened in 1909, the hotel was technologically-advanced for its day (think private bathrooms and automatic...
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The St. Anthony Hotel, 300 E Travis St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
Plating! I cannot properly articulate how stunning every single dish looks coming out of this kitchen. Owner Andrew Goodman is a man who prides himself on appearance. From the mystical purple lit chandeliers to the liquor bottle display made to...
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300 E Travis St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
“Come back later,” whispers hotel manager Kevin Thorstenson. Even though the bar was open for the post work crowd he explains how you can’t quite appreciate the surroundings until the sun has set. Kevin was right as I entered the doors later that...
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2, 312 Pearl Pkwy #2102, San Antonio, TX 78215, USA
Cook like a pro- or just watch the pros cook for you! The culinary scene in San Antonio has come a long way since The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) opened their third location in 2008. Chefs from all over the country come to San Antonio to...
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300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
You haven’t truly experienced Texas until you’ve visited the hallowed grounds of the Alamo. Established in 1718 as the Mission San Antonio de Valero, the building is best known as the site of the 1836 Battle of the Alamo, a 13-day...
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198 Dolorosa, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
What began as a three table family project in 1941, has turned into a multi-room San Antonio Tex-Mex legend. Mi Terra owned by the Cortez family has become some what of a novelty to those passing through Alamo City. This 24/7 restaurant and bakery...
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205 N Presa St B201, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
A river tour with Rio San Antonio Cruises is a great, affordable, and quick (35 minutes) tour of downtown San Antonio. The boat guides are well-versed in the history of the River Walk and the city and are up to speed on current events, including...
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200 E Grayson St #100, San Antonio, TX 78215, USA
Delicately crafted fresh pasta and generous portions of anti pastas are not typically considered Texan grub. However, Il Sogno (the dream) as translated in English does a fine job at taking classic Italian recipes and adding a little flair. Grab a...
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15900 La Cantera Parkway, Spc 1430, San Antonio, TX 78256, USA
You don't have to leave the Texas sunshine behind to get a little shopping done at The Shops at La Cantera. The outdoor shopping mall is home to some of the most elite names in retail including Neiman Marcus, Burberry, bebe and Tiffany & Co., but...
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198 Dolorosa, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
This celebration is one of many events which takes place during Fiesta, when the city turns into one vibrant party. Think Miss. America meets debutantes, where young women showcase their beauty and celebrate alongside their families and friends in...