By Bonnie Walker
Posted on16 November 2011.
Nov. 19 and 26
Souper Saturdays at Sandy Oaks Olive Orchard
It's getting to be that time of year that we want to spend relaxing time with family and friends. At Sandy Oaks Olive Orchard, a 30-minute drive south from downtown San Antonio to Elmendorf, take a complimentary tour of the orchard and stay for lunch featuring chef Cathy Tarasovic's savory soups du jour. Soup’s on from 12-3 p.m. $10. No reservations required. Your dish includes a homemade roll and iced tea. Wine, beer and beverages are available by the glass.
This Saturday - soups are Guatamalan Albondigas, Root Vegetable Chowder (vegetarian).
November 26 - soups will be Portuguese Caldo Verde, Green Chili Corn Chowder (vegetarian).
Friday, Dec. 9
Passport Adventure - Texas
6:30 p.m. orchard tour; 7 p.m. dinner. There's no place like home for the holidays! Sandy Oaks returns to its roots to celebrate Texas. At this event will be a tasting of Sandy Oaks' own olive oil, among others produced here in the Lone Star state. Sip sensational Texas wines and share Texas holiday fare to showcase our bounty of Olives with a Texas Accent. This Passport Adventure dinner is $35. Reservations required. Call 210-621-0044. Sandy Oaks Olive Orchard is at 25195 Mathis Road. Click here
for more information and directions.