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Cool Off By the Water at Boudro’s!

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Tourists and locals clamor for a seat at Boudro’s during the summer months, and it doesn’t get more scenic than this! There are a couple of ways to do the River Walk’s best restaurant this time of year…

Rich & Creamy Grilled Brie!

Say cheese, San Antonio! We’re in the courtyard at Zinc Bistro for grilled Brie from Executive Chef Robbie Nowlin- topped with a blackberry compote alongside grilled ciabatta bread. As fresh as summer gets!

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Serious Eats from St. Anthony Hotel

We’re rounding out Week 3 of our three-week tour de taste around Texas this summer at the St. Anthony Hotel – the first luxury hotel in San Antonio, built in 1909 and newly restored. A Texas jewel reborn!

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Red, White & Bargain Wine Finds at H-E-B!

Red or white–wine fans you’re in luck! We have summer varietals to please all palates from Ralph my “Wine Guy” at the H-E-B Plus at Blanco & 1604. Seasonal deals to drink to!

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Wines of the Week – Episode 11

Even more pinots finds this summer! These bottles don’t break the bank! Remember, buy 6+ bottles from H-E-B, ANY 6, and receive an additional discount on your total purchase.

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Goodtaste with Tanji – Episode 11

Food for the soul from The Cookhouse in San Antonio. Then, cowboy up in Bandera, TX at a place locals love – the 1856 Tavern. Plus, sushi from a chef who trained with the best at Sage 400. EPISODE 11 starts now!

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Ep. 11: The Cookhouse

Tucked away from the busy streets and bright lights of the St. Mary’s Strip, one young couple is recreating some amazing New Orleans cuisine that goes beyond just Cajun or Creole at The Cookhouse.

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New Orleans BBQ Shrimp from The Cookhouse!

My friends from H-E-B Cooking Connection break down a signature dish from The Cookhouse – the New Orleans BBQ Shrimp! Cooked in a spicy garlic butter with dark amber ale. Enjoy the recipe!

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Episode 11 is ELECTRIC!

Hope you brought an appetite! EPISODE 11 has New Orleans BBQ Shrimp with a Texas twist in SA, a Hill Country tavern where cowboys are still king and upscale Japanese with a sushi master in Uptown…

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Wines of the Week – Episode 10

Pinot Noir – one of my faves! A few extra dollars spent on this varietal can go a long way. Six or more bottles from H-E-B – mixed and matched – earns you a 10% discount on your total purchase…

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Ep. 10: Bakery Lorraine

One couple’s passion for all things Parisian will turn your diet upside down! Magnificent macarons and more at Bakery Lorraine. The lunch menu is also fabulous – farm fresh sandwiches & salads with an epicurean edge.

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Goodtaste with Tanji – Episode 10

We hit the road for famous gourmet country fare at Mac & Ernie’s! Then, Parisian pastries and more French-inspired goodies from Bakery Lorraine. And Manor House is finally open for lunch–after 30 YEARS no less!

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Mac & Ernie’s Ancho Chili Honey Sauce

Mac & Ernie’s smoky, sweet Ancho Chili Honey Sauce! We love this stuff on everything…chicken, beef, you name it! The original recipe, plus a slight variation from H-E-B Cooking Connection.

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Episode 10 is Awfully Tempting!

Delicious dining in EPISODE 10! On deck- a gem for gourmet in the Hill Country, Parisian pastries in the Alamo City & an historic Houston home re-opened–with eats!

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