Agua Chile is essentially a very spicy version of ceviche typically made with shrimp. And La Gloria at Pearl’s version is especially tasty!
Round up the troops! National Margarita Day is THIS Wednesday, February 22nd. To prepare, we’ve sampled our way through a number of tasty fixings from right here in the Lone Star State. ¡Salud!
Chef Johnny Hernandez’s Morenita is a refreshing cocktail with tamarindo, fresh orange juice, Herradura Reposado tequila, and Cointreau with a chile-tamarind rim – perfect for sipping poolside. You might recognize Hernandez from Top Chef season nine.
No surprise the quintessential drink of carnival season is also a personal preference anytime. In anticipation of the 125th Anniversary of Fiesta, ante up for these local libations–8 recipes in all!
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!
Our summer begins with fine wine, the best seafood spots, and even how to buy the right kind when cooking at home. From texture to smell, we have all the secrets you need when food shopping this sunny season!
It’s officially springtime in the Alamo City, and locals have come to expect this sizzling culinary event to usher in the season’s change. The annual Paella Challenge hosted by Chef Johnny Hernandez (La Gloria) is in its sixth year at the historic Pearl Brewery – each year bigger and better than the one before it!
If this season of reflection finds you adding more fish to your diet, you’re in the right place. Whether it’s adding a delicious key lime marinade, a butternut squash puree or simply some delicious fish tacos, check out our finds from some incredible chefs…you’ll have fun trying them all.
If you enjoy great food, chances are you love Top Chef on the Bravo Network. It’s a fascinating window into the competitive, pressure-filled environment of world-class cooking and the restaurant business at the highest level. It features aspiring chefs who compete at their shot for culinary stardom and the chance to earn the prestigious title of […]
Unique…and delicious. There’s no other way to describe this red snapper dish from La Gloria at Pearl. The new restaurant created quite a buzz when it opened.
Here’s a twist on traditional tamales. This recipe is from La Gloria at Pearl Chef Johnny Hernandez. The chicken mole tamales are wrapped with banana leaves. Mix together all ingredients until you reach a dough consistency. Shape masa into 4oz balls. Chicken Mole In a large pot, boil chicken with the onion, bay leaves, celery, […]
Yum! This recipe for black bean tamales comes from Chef Johnny Hernandez. In each tamale…there’s a piece of mouth-watering Queso Fresco. Johnny’s restaurant La Gloria, at the fabulous Pearl, is a big hit! You can try these tamales and so much more at “Tamales! At Pearl 2010” on December 11th from noon to 7:00pm. “Read […]
Tamale Time at Pearl…like nothing you’ve ever tasted before!
New restaurants always create a buzz, but La Gloria opened its doors with the roar of a lion! Beloved and talented chef Johhny Hernandez brings his love of Mexico’s creative street food to San Antonio.
What a fabulous, fun, frenzied day! The first ever Paella Cook-Off at Pearl was a hit! More than a couple of dozen local and national chefs competed to see who could make the most beautiful, tasty and ‘correct’ paella. PLUS, what was I thinking!!! I competed along with those amazing chefs and so did my […]