Southwestern Fare with a Quaint Courtyard at Zinc!


Zinc Bistro has been at the top of my list in San Antonio for a variety of reasons. The food is fabulous AND incredibly reasonable in price. Zinc is also home to one of the most diverse wine lists in all of the Alamo City…


Dine Out & Dig In – It’s SA Restaurant Week!

Culinaria’s annual Restaurant Week celebration (Aug 15-29) is actually TWO weeks and is set to highlight many of the best local chefs and restaurants. This includes both new additions and beloved mainstays to San Antonio’s culinary scene!



Peanut Butter is Your Buddy

What’s better than creamy peanut butter in a pinch! We’re thinking simple, crowd-pleasing snacks for everyone (kids & adults) after school–something snappy based around the peanut butter already in your pantry. Parents…GO NUTS!



Fruit Forward Wines for August!

It’s HOT! There’s no better time to head indoors to see what’s new with H-E-B in the wine department! Remember to mix or match ANY six bottles and receive an additional discount off your total wine purchase…



Delicious Desserts WITH Your BBQ at Smoke!

Amazing, scratch-made desserts and pastries from Smoke – THE place to dine in for elevated barbecue from Chef Brian West on San Antonio’s northside. With a killer patio, curing done in-house and a full service cocktail bar, you’ll see (and taste) Texas BBQ in a whole new light!



Flank Steak Fans Will Flock to This Sirloin!

We’re back inside the Sysco Central Texas kitchens with Executive Chef Don Carr talking about a cut of Certified Angus Beef, a sirloin flap, that’s extremely versatile AND under-utilized on most menus today.



Ice Cream for Adults!

Anytime I have a nutrition question or want something magnificent created, I call on my go-to dietitian Rosie Benner. Here we’ve upped the ante on these are rich, homestyle treats, marrying non-traditional flavors like Strawberry Chipotle, Spicy Peanut Butter and Coconut Chocolate Ganache.



Rockin’ Moroccan Chicken Enchiladas!

Easy, layered chicken enchiladas in a cast iron skillet from H-E-B Cooking Connection. Enchiladas are a favorite dish down south, and Chef Belinda shows us how to make her South Texas Layered Enchiladas topped with espresso chili and one fabulous fried egg!



Summer Shopping Tips on SA Living!

Our summer begins with fine wine, the best seafood spots, and even how to buy the right kind when cooking at home. From texture to smell, we have all the secrets you need when food shopping this sunny season!



Hand-Selected Premium Pork That’s Flat-Out Phenomenal!

It doesn’t get any juicier than this! We’re in Sysco Central Texas kitchens with Chef Dustin prepping a center cut pork loin that eats like the best cuts of beef. Tender, moist and extremely versatile, this Prairie Fresh Prime Pork is a delicious guarantee!



Sunday Dinner in the South

Talk about the kind of eats that keep’em coming back for more! This selection of Southern comfort food is surely fit for an appearance at your next Sunday dinner. These are homestyle and health-conscious recipes inspired by the South’s penchant for good manners and even better meals…


mb-wine’s First-Ever Elevated Wine Tasting!

A sellout, fun-loving crowd enjoying fine wines from around the world, PLUS top shelf hors d’oeuvres all added up to an incredible Elevated Wine Tasting. There was something for everyone in this one-of-a-kind setting – the beautiful showroom at the Mercedes Benz of Boerne. It was a night to remember!


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Easy Drinking Summer Reds are In at H-E-B

New wines for summer have arrived in the Wine Dept. at HEB – three in fact that we’ve handpicked for your drinking pleasure! Don’t forget, when you buy ANY six bottles, you’ll still receive a 10% discount off your purchase…



New Summer Eats are In at Stone Werks!

There’s an awesome new seafood menu at Stone Werks in the Alamo City and it doesn’t get any fresher than this! Prep accordingly for summer fun with new adds to the Big Rock Oyster Bar, from the Coctel de Camarones to Stone Werks’ Tuna Tataki, and their incredibly popular Texas Style Ceviche…


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