Texas

San Antonio Museum of Art Rocks With New Chinese Acquisition

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Texans like to say that “everything is big in Texas.” But the latest six-and-a-half-ton acquisition by the San Antonio Museum of Art gives credence to the familiar saying.

The city of Wuxi, China, gave the city a 12-foot Taihu rock to help promote Chinese art and culture in the Alamo city. The massive rock was installed in the pavilion behind the museum prior to the recent unveiling. 

Restaurant Weeks Kicks into High Gear in the Alamo City

by Rosie Carbo / Aug 12, 2019 /
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Restaurant Weeks, a chance to dine on chef-prepared cuisine at dozens of San Antonio area restaurants, kicks off Aug. 10th and runs through Aug. 24. The biannual salute to the Alamo city’s best culinary talent is the brainchild of Culinaria.

Restaurant Weeks Kicks into High Gear in the Alamo City
Photo: Kirsten Kaiser, adapted by Wandering Educators

Bonjour to French Crepes, Texas Style

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Visiting Texas? Don’t come and simply dine on Mexican food and barbecue, although both are Lone Star State mainstays. Instead, say Bonjour to French crepes. Texas has an ongoing love affair with the iconic pancake from France.

Bonjour to French Crepes, Texas Style
Photo courtesy of Crepe Crazy, adapted by Wandering Educators

Spanish Art Exhibit Reflects Artistic Impact on San Antonio

by Rosie Carbo / Jun 13, 2018 /
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The city of San Antonio is celebrating 300 years since its founding by Spanish friars and Spanish settlers with historic events all year. That’s why the “Summer in Spain” initiative focuses specifically on the city’s artistic Spanish heritage.

Wine Lovers Pour Into Culinaria's Wine and Food Festival

by Rosie Carbo / May 28, 2018 /
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Traveling to San Antonio anytime soon? If so, you can still indulge in haute cuisine at a throng of upscale restaurants and bars, even if you missed the 19th annual Culinaria Wine and Food Festival.

Wine Lovers Pour Into Culinaria's Wine and Food Festival

San Antonio Art Gallery Hosts "Latino Faces" Art Exhibit

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When Analy Diego thinks about how she’s evolved as an artist, she recalls her grandfather. A gifted caricaturist, he introduced her to art at age six. That’s when she began her artistic journey painting with oils and watercolors.
 
San Antonio Art Gallery Hosts "Latino Faces" Art Exhibit by Analy Diego
 

6 Texas Artists shine in McNay Museum's New Pop Up Exhibition

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For the past two years, the McNay Museum in San Antonio has been hosting South Texas artists. But this year, with the reopening of the renovated Tobin Exhibition Galleries, the “Pop-Up Exhibition” initiative is more enticing. 

A new exhibition, “6 Texas Artists, 8 Summer Days and 1 Cool Museum,” opens Saturday, June 17 and runs through Sunday, June 25. On Sunday, June 18 from 2 to 4 pm, the museum will host a public reception.

Tasty Travels: Culinary Delights in East Texas

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Unexpected Texas: have you been to the Piney Woods area of East Texas? East of Dallas, it boasts culinary treasures that are worth a visit. I travel for food - do you? If so, you'll find sweets, award-winning BBQ, global cuisine, and farm to table creativity and innovation here.

Texas Hotels Rustle Up Some Grub for Holidays

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Traveling to Texas for the holidays means dining on the best Mexican food and barbecue in the country. But during the Christmas season visitors to the Lone Star State can also feast on stellar seafood dishes.

At La Cantera Hill Country Resort SweetFire Kitchen restaurant, visitors can dine on shucked oysters on the half shell, marinated mussels, and savory salmon. Chef Jake Andrews has curated the most incredible, edible cuisine available at one of San Antonio’s best resort hotels.

Texas Hill Country Resort Chef Cooks Up Thanksgiving Menu

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Home cooks aren’t the only ones planning the annual Thanksgiving feast. Chef Jake Andrews of the newly opened SweetFire Kitchen restaurant at La Cantera Hill Country Resort offered a preview of his Thanksgiving menu recently.

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