Culinaria’s annual Restaurant Week celebration (Aug 15-29) is actually TWO weeks and is set to highlight many of the best local chefs and restaurants. This includes both new additions and beloved mainstays to San Antonio’s culinary scene!
The sweet and juicy peaches of the Texas Hill Country are legendary. When they arrive each summer unscathed by late frosts or spring hails, many Texans breathe a sign of relief! To get you in the ‘ripe’ state-of-mind, we’ve gathered together some of our favorite peach recipes for early on in the season…
This is one ‘date night’ you don’t want to leave up to the last minute! Here’s our starter list for trendy spots to get you inspired to wine and dine on Valentine’s Day in SA…
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 or Seared Diver Scallop Truffle Nage, Braised Leeks ~ Braised Waygu Short Rib Creamy Polenta, Fresh Oregon Truffles, Natural Jus – or – Lobster and Saffron Risotto English Peas, Spanish […]
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 […]
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 […]
This Pissaladiere is a cross between a pizza and a focaccia, and was made famous on the French Riviera. The Fig Tree makes this tasty dish as part of their a Taste of Provence Rosé wine pairing dinner. “Chef Byron Bougeron shows you how to make a pissaladiere here”:/weekly-gems/2010/06/06/delicious-pizza-from-the-south-of-france/. See below for the recipe. Enjoy! […]
Set your love life on fire at the Fig Tree. This charming, romantic restaurant sits on the banks of the winding San Antonio River Walk. Inside the historic La Villita building, you’ll love the cozy table nooks and the old world style service. Outside, the terraced patio offers incredible views of the River Walk and privacy when required.
The Fig Tree is such a romantic restaurant whether you sit on the beautiful tree-shaded River Walk patio or inside the century old, beautifully decorated dining room. But that’s not all inspires passion at the Fig Tree – the creative French cuisine – as the French would say c’est si bon!