There was a little something for everyone at the 2013 Paella Challenge at the fabulous Pearl Brewery. On Sunday, March 10th, the annual competition featured fine weather and even finer culinary talent from here in San Antonio and beyond. It all begins at the Pantry, where various chefs come to stock up on beautiful produce that’s been donated (in large part) by the folks of Sysco Central Texas — a faithful sponsor all four years so far!
Just in the nick of time for Mardi Gras — the Kings Cake! And I’ve got a true expert to guide you through each and every step, so you can make this majestic dessert at home. The recipe is all yours…
Put this on your to-do list! NAO, a new restaurant featuring ‘New World Flavors,’ is now open at the Culinary Institute (CIA) in San Antonio!
If you love the taste of great food, and cooking is your thing, why not take advantage of an opportunity to hone your skills? Playing dress-up in the kitchen can be just as much fun as dining out! The San Antonio campus of the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) is a fascinating place to learn more, experience new things culinary and meet some great folks in the process. I recently signed up for a week-long Bistro Boot Camp after hearing rave reviews on the classes from friends…
Ever wish you could be a better chef? I got a quick ‘taste’ of what it’s like to train to be a chef today at the San Antonio campus of the CIA—Culinary Institute of America. I’ll certainly go back for more!
As a long time fan of all things CIA, having fallen in love with Greystone [...]
More than two dozen chefs competed in the second annual Paella Challenge at Pearl, and what fun it was! The diverse group of challengers included a number of local chefs like SA’s Jason Dady but chefs from as far away as Veracruz, New York and Washington also came out.
Tamale Time at Pearl…like nothing you’ve ever tasted before!
It’s harvest time at Texas wineries, and one Hill Country vineyard celebrated with a tradition that dates back to the Incas. At the La Cruz del Comal winery just west of New Braunfels, the harvesting of the grapes started at sunrise.