The culinary arts scene in San Antonio is exploding and we were recently awarded a UNESCO’s Creative Cities of Gastronomy designation.  Join us here for the highlights of the latest great cuisine that our city has to offer. Visiting here and want to know where the locals hangout? Written by locals, this is your place to find out! Know of a place that we have not highlighted yet? Contact us!

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January 06, 2024 at 7:33pm

We waited patiently as Nineteen Hyaku’s Instagram page counted down to their opening in Fall 2023. Hyaku, meaning “hundred” in Japanese, when paired with the English word “nineteen”, is cleverly and simply the restaurant's address at 1900 Broadway in San Antonio. It is the same building as the new Jefferson Bank Building near the Historic Pearl.

September 21, 2023 at 1:57pm

An exciting new adaptive reuse development is cropping up in the River North neighborhood, a block away from the Museum Reach portion of the River Walk. Directly adjacent to the Soto Building off of Broadway between 8th and Brooklyn Avenue, the new Make Ready Market will be a unique multi-vendor food and drink destination.

January 27, 2022 at 12:19pm

What were people clicking on in 2021 at M!SA? Look below for our most visited articles of last year.

May 14, 2021 at 8:26am

One of the brave establishments to open during the COVID-19 pandemic is Re:Rooted 210 Urban Winery. Located in Hemisfair Park, this business model is refreshingly a-typical for your average winery.

December 11, 2020 at 9:46am

Guest Writer, Michael Sohocki, owner of Gwendolyn, Kimura and Il Forno, describes the deepening and enrichment of relationships with colleagues in these times of extreme pressure.

November 29, 2019 at 11:37am

In November 2019, our M!SA Advisory Panel spoke with local students about their career choices in professions like architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, graphic design, culinary arts, contemporary art, and film. Click the image below to watch and pass this video along to those you know who want to pursue a career in the visual arts!

December 31, 2018 at 5:41pm

Last year was a great one for M!SA as we continued to highlight many different talented local people and projects!  Below are our top 5 most viewed articles of 2018!

September 10, 2018 at 2:05pm

The year was 2008. A business owner of a co-working space in New York City by the name of Tina Roth Eisenberg began to see the economy struggling, and as a result, her friends that were in creative careers began struggling too. She started to wonder if there was a way that she could gather her creative community together once a month to hear an inspirational speaker and include free coffee and breakfast. CreativeMornings was born!

July 22, 2018 at 5:35pm

It is said that you can tell a lot about a woman by her shoes. From fun and festive to sleek and modern, San Antonio’s Chef Lisa Astorga-Watel is a lot of both! Lisa was born in Santiago, Chile and in her young-adult life she eventually moved to Houston, Texas to be with family. As she began deciding her career path she realized that she wanted to make her passion her profession and was drawn to the fashion industry early on.

October 03, 2017 at 1:19pm

If you have not had a chance to be a patron of the new La Panaderia downtown off Houston Street, then ándale because you are in for a treat! You may have been to the location off of Broadway, but the location off East Houston Street is special, not only because of the food, but the design and operations as well.