Marianitos Extreme Tex Mex Grill

When our family first moved to San Antonio three years ago we were amazed by the food selection that this great city had to offer. This city had fabulous Mexican food, BBQ, awesome burgers and so much more. Having watched many food challenge episodes on the Travel Channel and Food Network we discovered that San Antonio had quite a bit of restaurants that were highlighted on these shows. One San Antonio restaurant that caught our attention was Marianitos Extreme Tex Mex Grill; home of the 7 Pound … [Read more...]

Moroccan Bites in San Antonio Texas

My husband and I love to watch travel and food shows that highlight restaurants from cities that are near us. A few weeks ago, we were watching Diners, Drive Ins and Dives hosted by Guy Fieri. He was at a local restaurant called Moroccan Bites in San Antonio Texas not sure if it was a dive or a diner. After we watched the episode I looked up at my husband and said, 'We HAVE to go there!'.  Moroccan Bites is not a restaurant I would have ever gone to without first having seen it featured on … [Read more...]

Celebrating Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

I first learned about Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation three years ago when I first moved to San Antonio. We were at Old Navy and as we were leaving a lady was at the exit passing out little cups of lemonade along with bright yellow lemonade stickers that read 'Alex's Lemonade Stand'. She took the time to explain what the foundation was about. After her story, we handed her some money for the foundation and walked away with our refreshing cups of lemonade. The following year, a company that … [Read more...]

La Margarita Mexican Restaurant and Oyster Bar

La Margarita Mexican Restaurant and Oyster Bar is located in downtown San Antonio at the Market Square. It is the 'Home of the Sizzling Fajitas' and I can contest to that having tried them on my first ever visit, they are good! On this day when we arrived at the Market we decided to fill up our tummies before we enjoyed the day's festivities. Of course we had to start with drinks because that is what we do when we go to Market and since we had a sitter it was the perfect time for drinks. … [Read more...]