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San Antonio in the New York Times? Yup

San Antonio in the New York Times? Yup

The New York Times won no fans in San Antonio recently when it ran a story declaring Austin to be the breakfast taco capital of America. The paper, however, seems to want to mend a few fences by focusing on the city in its weekly 36 Hours travel feature.

Writer Dan Saltzstein singles out a number of foodie spots, including Il Sogno, Melissa Guerra’s Tienda de Cocina and the CIA at the Pearl Brewery as well as Casbeers at the Church, the Cove, Aldaco’s Stone Oak, the Green Lantern and the Smokehouse on Roland at Rigsby.

The author does manage to stick a foot partially in his mouth. He recommends a stroll along the River Walk, but urges you to “avoid the often overpriced restaurants and bars that line it.” Not all of the restaurants along the River Walk are good, but neither are blanket statements condemning the lot.

For the full article, click here.

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