the pearl

Southerleigh Brews First All-Texas Ingredient Pale Ale

May 23, 2019 | By Kimya Kavehkar

All beer has four main ingredients: grain, hops, yeast, and water. Southerleigh, a restaurant and brewery in San Antonio’s Pearl entertainment district, has crafted a limited-edition beer with all those ingredients sourced from Texas. Now that the craft beer movement is here to stay, it seems like locavore beer is the next wave.

Family Friendly Spring Break in San Antonio

March 1, 2019 | By Jen Hamilton Hernández

A San Antonio spring break may conjure images of theme parks and a barge ride along the Paseo del Río, and certainly, those are a few options for family fun, but the city’s new attractions and hidden treasures offer alternative adventures worth exploring. Some are decidedly urban—museums and chef-driven restaurants—while others bring you right into a natural oasis just south of downtown. But all dot the banks of the San Antonio River, the city’s lifeblood for centuries.

Culinary Institute of America Opens New Restaurant at its San Antonio Campus

January 24, 2019 | By Kimya Kavehkar

For a sneak peek of up-and-coming culinary talent, make plans to visit Savor in San Antonio.

The restaurant opened Jan. 22 inside the Texas campus of the Culinary Institute of America at the Pearl entertainment district. Led by professional instructors, students working toward associate degrees prepare and serve local and seasonal, “modern American” food that draws from various cultures they’ve studied, from Asian to European cuisine.

The Venice of Texas

October 14, 2016 | By E. Dan Klepper

Just steps from San Antonio’s Main Plaza, established in the 18th Century and considered by many to be the heart of San Antonio, you’ll find the San Antonio River Walk, a dynamic pathway that leads you from the city’s heart into its soul.

What’s New at the Pearl

January 31, 2013 | By Lori Moffatt

When we first reported on the redevelopment of San Antonio’s former Pearl Brewery site in 2010, the 22-acre complex-at the northernmost navigable point of the San Antonio River-was beginning to fill in with shops, restaurants, and activi­ties ranging from a weekly farmer’s market to cooking classes at the new Texas campus of the Culinary Institute of America.

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