A Rotating Tasting Menu at Mixtli

I’m always looking for unique dining experiences wherever I travel. I’m a big fan of molecular gastronomy. All that prep and cooking that focuses on the physical and chemical transformations of ingredients is mind boggling. Mixtli 5251 McCullough Ave San Antonio, TX 78212 (210) 338-0746 Website

BBQ Fix at Smoke Shack

When in Texas, you gotta have some barbecue. There are numerous places to choose from, but you can be confident in the ones that locals and other travelers repeatedly recommend. So we decided to take the short taxi ride from downtown to have lunch at the Smoke Shack. This rustic counter-service barbecue joint serves BBQ…

La Gloria’s Mexican Street Food

So after being friends with a fellow Devils fan on Facebook for a few years, it was finally time to meet up in San Antonio! He was so kind to swing by the hotel and bring us to the Pearl Brewery District. Not too far from downtown, you’ll find some great bars and restaurants there….

El Mercado

At the end of our Missions Tour, we made a brief stop at El Mercado, also known as Market Square. It is an outdoor plaza spanning three blocks lined with specialty shops, restaurants, and produce stands. It is the largest Mexican market in the U.S. One of the places to check out is Mi Tierra…