The sweet and juicy peaches of the Texas Hill Country are legendary. Peach stands are just starting to pop up along roadsides. To get you in the ‘ripe’ state-of-mind, we’ve gathered together some of our favorite recipes for early on in this desirable season! All the right weather conditions have made for a bountiful harvest…
Are you looking for a fun night out to toast to 2014? We have a short list of exceptional places around town with innovative menus, along with the perfect cocktails.
If you’re cooking to impress this holiday season or perhaps wanting to break out of the traditional mold of serving a Christmas ham, a delicious duck entrée might be just the centerpiece your table is begging for. Duck is readily found on most high-end restaurant menus and certainly adds an air of formality to any table.
Instead of making a traditional turkey or serving ham this Christmas, wow your guests with a savory duck recipe. If you haven’t tried making duck before, don’t be intimated. It’s easy, delicious and a crowd pleaser.
Fig Tree Restaurant
Valentine’s Day Menu
Friday, February 10 through Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Ahi Tuna au Poivre
Hearts of Palm with Uzu Dressing
Seared Diver Scallop
Truffle Nage, Braised Leeks
Braised Waygu Short Rib
Creamy Polenta, Fresh Oregon Truffles,
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Lobster and Saffron Risotto
English Peas, Spanish Chorizo,
Pequillo Peppers and Lobster Foam
with Berry Sauce
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Raspberry Frangipane Tart
with Almond Anglaise
Served with [...]
Plan to begin making reservations now for one-on-one time with your special someone come the big day. All across the Alamo City, many of the top restaurants are rolling out stellar menu lineups for lovers on the 14th…there’s certainly a lot to choose from!
Here’s a twist on traditional escargot from the romantic Fig Tree. Chef Byron Bergeron sauteés garlic in butter and then de-glazes the pan with Rosè, which gives this rich dish a delicious Mediterranean aspect. Cream and ground Chorizo round out the incredible flavors.
This is so easy to make! What a dish from Chef Byron Bergeron of the Fig Tree. The best part is that you can buy a pre-made Crème Brulee from H-E-B or Central Market, and then dress it up with these caramelized bananas.
Good news, looks like a one of the best deals around—Fig Tree Restaurant’s tasting menu on Tuesday and Wednesday nights might just stick around for the summertime too. So says owner Moe Lazri. Lazri says the weekday dinners have been very popular, so he’s considering offering them for at least a bit longer.
Let’s hope so. [...]
You no longer have to wait for a special occasion to dine at one of San Antonio’s most charming and romantic restaurants, The Fig Tree on the River Walk. Every Tuesday and Wednesday the Fig Tree is offering a special tasting menu – a three course gourmet meal for $39 per person. If you want [...]