San Antonio's Farm-to-Table Restaurants Explode with Fresh, Local Flavors

People in San Antonio are starting to see and reap the benefits of the farm-to-table, slow food and localvore movements. Not only does food taste better when it's sourced locally, but because it's fresher, it's also more nutritious. 

The chefs at farm-to-table restaurants in San Antonio have a great respect for the ingredients they use. Many also work hard to develop one-on-one relationships with the local farmers and ranchers. Humble House, while only currently a pop-up restaurant on Saturdays at the Pearl Brewery farmers market, exemplifies what it means to be truly farm-to-table.

The menu changes from week to week because they only cook with ingredients they can procure from the market. It's almost guaranteed to be the best thing you'll eat while you're in town! The Clean Plate is another casual and affordable restaurant and fantastic farm-to-table option when looking for solely local. The owners here are committed to clean, healthy and delicious cuisine. 

O'liva is one of the newer choices, located downtown next to the historic Spanish Governor's palace. They've been developing relationships with local farmers and ranchers for over 20 years.

For more upscale farm-to-table options, Gwendolyn's was one of the first to offer locally-sourced cuisine and still a local's favorite for an intimate fine dining experience. Cured and Starfish are also excellent options for a terrific evening out with excellent farm fresh food. 

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Meet Kimberly Suta

Kimberly A. Suta is a professional freelance writer, filmmaker and entrepreneur with a background in marketing, advertising and social media. Her first business, Midnight Sun Innovations,...  More About Kimberly

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