Dining Out on Thanksgiving: San Antonio


Not in the mood to whip up an extravagant Thanksgiving feast this year? No problem! Here’s a list of places you can dine at on the 27th. Be sure you make reservations ahead of time though. Enjoy!



Booze Cherries Better Than Cranberries!

Ready or not, the biggest feast of the year is about to be here! If you’re looking for some quick and easy shortcuts, I’ve got them for you on As always with any recipe, it comes down to using the BEST products available. It was about this time last year that I met the creator of a local product that has taken Texas by storm…



The Perfect Thanksgiving Dinner

Goodtaste is in the SA Living kitchen sharing ideas for Thanksgiving. A jalapeño stuffed ham, a turkey and a delicious squash casserole are perfect items for your family table…



The Holiday Reds We’re After at H-E-B

It’s hard to believe the holidays are upon us. With the recent cold front that’s blown in, November is exhibiting true form! Ralph ‘My Wine Guy’ is all set with his must-have red wines featured this month at H-E-B…



Cheers to the Best Little Bed & Brew in Fredericksburg

ANY excuse to visit the beautiful Texas Hill Country, as well as the charming town of Fredericksburg is good enough for me. There’s some great beer being made along Main Street from the friendly folks at Fredericksburg Brewing Company. In fact, we caught them on the date of their 20th anniversary!



Taste Elevated Poached Salmon with Candied Oranges

Here are a few reasons to love this fruity fish: it’s fun and innovative, extremely simple, healthy and delicious! This recipe comes from my friend Lori Krueger of Taste Elevated. Thanks Lori! It’s the same recipe I just featured on Austin’s KEYE-TV…



Meet the Master Class of Kolaches from Little Gretel

Some are calling it the “next generation donut” or “the new bagel.” Forget everything you think you know about kolaches…THESE are the real deal. Open wide for authentic Czech kolaches from Chef Denise Mazal of the spectacular Little Gretel Restaurant in beautiful Boerne.



September Wines Signal a Seasonal Switch!

Try saying it five times fast — but it’s true! September wines do signal a seasonal switch in our dining habits, and our wine choices inevitably follow suit. The autumn season is just around the corner, and although temperature aren’t dropping any time soon, Summer 2014 is technically all but outta here!



Tango with Boudro’s Famous Tableside Guacamole!

The sights and sounds of the San Antonio River Walk liven even more so as the seasons change. Who knew fresh air and fresh Tableside Guacamole could make such a pair? Servers at Boudro’s make up 250 orders of Guacamole a day – that’s how famous it is!



Up Close & Personal with Boudro’s Prickly Pear Margarita!

The San Antonio River Walk attracts people from all over for its unique culture and vibrant culinary scene. From its one-of-a-kind restaurants to the beautiful barges of Rio San Antonio Cruises that enhance the sightseeing experience, you’re welcome to one of the most popular tourist destinations in all of Texas!



Wines to Cap off a GREAT Summer!

The end is in sight! ‘Wine down’ summer with Ralph my “Wine Guy,” who’s back for another monthly installment of wines you should keep an eye out for at your local H-E-B. It’s a great time for reds and whites — it all depends on what you fancy!



Entertaining Made Simple – Poolside with Keith Zars!

One of the most fun and relaxing ways to spend time with family and friends is through outdoor entertaining. Goodtaste’s Hospitality Coach, Linda De La Garza, has some excellent ideas on how to make your open-air table look fabulous, and for little to no money at all…



Tuk Tuk Taproom’s Myanmar (Shan State) Tomato Salad

Tuk Tuk Tap Room dishes are created fresh by Chef David Gilbert with traditional ingredients. In keeping with Asian tradition, they’re meant to be shared. Try this light, airy salad as a side dish to grilled chicken, shrimp or beef skewers. It’s an easy recipe that packs a lot of flavor!


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