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Extra Time to Enjoy Perry’s 4444


Perry's Sesame-Crusted Ahi Tuna

Perry’s Sesame-Crusted Ahi Tuna

Perry’s Steakhouse first opened in 1979 as a small meat market in the Houston area. Over the last 35 years, Perry’s has grown to nine family-owned steakhouses across Texas and last year opened in Chicago, its first restaurant outside the Lone Star State. Two more are planned for this year, one in Denver and the other in Frisco, Texas.

Perry's Chopped Salad with Applewood-Smoked Bacon

Perry’s Chopped Salad with Applewood-Smoked Bacon

In honor of its 35th anniversary, Perry’s is offering an extended version of its summer promotion, 4444, which includes 4 courses for $44 after 4 p.m. The special is available now through the end of August.

“The great food gets people in the door, but it’s the unique dining experience that brings them back time and time again,” said Chris Perry, founder and CEO of Perry’s Restaurants. “In honor of our loyal guests who have supported us over the last 35 years, we’re proud to offer our 4444 special during July and August this summer.”

Perry's Crab Cake

Perry’s Crab Cake

On the special menu, you can choose from the following appetizers: fried asparagus with crab, Asian ahi tuna tartare, house-made Polish sausage and jumbo lump crab cake. Salad choices: Caesar, chopped salad with applewood-smoked bacon, field greens with pear and candied pecans, and an iceberg wedge with applewood-smoked bacon.

Entree options: 6-ounce filet mignon, 32-ounce Perry’s pork chop, sesame-crusted ahi tuna or grilled salmon. Dessert selections: crème brûlée, dessert trio, milk chocolate peanut butter candy bar or Nutty D’Angelo, which is prepared tableside.

The San Antonio Perry’s is at the Shops at La Cantera, 15900 La Cantera Parkway. For more information, visit www.perryssteakhouse.com or call (210) 558-6161.

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More Restaurants Adding Gluten-Free Options to Menus


The demand for gluten-free items on restaurant menus continues to grow.

Here are several restaurants to join the list:

Johnny Carino’s

Johnny Carino’s has expanded their gluten-free menu to 23 items, which includes items from their kid’s menu. The list of items includes gluten-free versions of best-selling dishes such as the Skilletini and Spicy Shrimp and Chicken.

Tre Trattoria's White Bean Salad is one of the gluten-free options on its menu

Tre Trattoria’s White Bean Salad is one of the gluten-free options on its menu

The Italian restaurant chain is partnering with Udi’s Gluten Free Foods to be able to provide certified gluten-free pizza crusts.

“In this exciting partnership with Johnny Carino’s, Udi’s will help provide delicious, high-quality gluten free meal options, so everyone can enjoy dining out without restriction,” said Denise Sirovatka, Udi’s Vice President of Marketing. “Since enjoying a restaurant meal with family and friends is all about bringing people together, we’re thrilled that no one will feel left out of the dining experience.”

There are three San Antonio locations of Johnny Carino’s: 3147 S.E. Military Drive, (210) 333-8495;  231 Loop 410 S.W., (210) 647-7705;  and 1301 N. FM 1604 W., (210) 493-9998.

Tre Trattoria Alamo Heights

Jason Dady’s Tre Trattoria in Alamo Heights, 4003 Broadway, has added several dishes to its menu made with house-made gluten-free tagliatelle. They include:

  • Wild Mushroom and Thyme
  • Bolognese
  • Butter and Cracked Pepper

Other gluten-free selections include:  Caprese, Risotto, White Beans, Beets, Asparagus, Radiccho Salad, Mix Greens Salad, Caesar Salad, White Bean Soup, Roasted Chicken, Tuscan Ribeye, Trout, Branzino, Mashers, Brussels Sprouts, Eggplant, Select Salumi, Nutella x 3 and Gelato.

The restaurant advises diners that gluten-free pasta may take longer to prepare because of the special care that must be taken. For more information, call (210) 805-0333.

Perry's Famous Pork Chop can be served gluten-free.

Perry’s Famous Pork Chop can be served gluten-free.

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille

Perry’s Steakhouse, 15900 La Cantera Parkway, has introduced a menu that highlights the many items it offers that are gluten-free.

Among the appetizers are the shrimp cocktail, oysters on the half shell and iced seafood tower as well as the beef carpaccio. Entree options: Perry’s Famous Pork Chop, a series of prime steaks including the bone-in Cowboy Rib-eye and the New York Strip, Double Cut Lamb Chops, Chicken Oscar and numerous seafood options, such as Pecan-Crusted Red Snapper and Hong Kong-Style Sea Bass.

For more information, call (210) 558-6161.

 

 

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Notes & Quotes: From Wine Trails to a New Barrios Restaurant


Wine & Wildflowers in the Texas Hill Country

This year, Texas Hill Country Wineries will kick off each of the four wine trails with a local wine tasting. The first Friday evening of each trail, local member wineries in one area will gather together to share a sample of their wines.

Wine cup flowers

These wildflowers, called wine cups, will be along the Texas Hill Country roads and byways this spring.

Dry Comal Creek Vineyards in New Braunfels will host the Wine & Wildflower Kick-off Tasting on Friday, April 5 from 6-8 p.m.

Participating wineries include Bending Branch Winery, Kerrville Hills Winery, Singing Water Vineyards and Dry Comal Creek. Each will have 3-4 wines available for tasting and bottle purchases at the event.

Wine lovers will have the opportunity to explore this smaller group of wineries in one location and discover what the local communities have to offer. New Braunfels, Comfort and Kerrville each have charming bed and breakfasts, good restaurants and many extra activities.

For $25 a person, ($15 with your Wine & Wildflower Trail ticket) you’ll be able to have 10 tastes of wine, light appetizer desserts and a casual, fun evening in the Hill Country. Tickets also include a 15 percent discount on three bottle purchases at each participating winery over the weekend. Local food trucks will be onsite as well to purchase larger meals. Tickets can be purchased at
For additional information on Texas Hill Country Wineries, please visit this link.

Viola’s Ventanas Coming Soon

The third of the Barrios' family restaurants will open in the next few weeks.

Viola’s Ventanas to open.

The new restaurant from Los Barrios Enterprises Inc., Viola’s Ventanas, should be opening within another month or so, according to Diana Barrios-Trevino, one of the family members. This will be the third of the Barrios’ restaurants, the other two being Los Barrios and La Hacienda de los Barrios.

Viola’s Ventanas will be on the far West Side, at 9638 Westover Hills Blvd. in the community of Westover Hills.

It will be largest of the three restaurants, comprising more than 13,000 square feet.


Weissman’s Luxury — Now Open

LuxuryThe long-awaited opening of The Luxury, “haute trailer cuisine” was last Sunday and the new riverfront dining venue has posted its hours. Serving salads, sandwiches, wine and beer, The Luxury offers a 10 percent discount to those who bicycle in, and pooches are welcome.

The Luxury is located on the corner of Jones and Avenue B, across the river from the San Antonio Museum of Art. Hours are 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays. 11:30 a.m. through 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and Sundays, noon- 9 p.m. (Hours subject to change.)

New Cocktails Debut at Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille introduces two new cocktails to its mixology menu. The Blackberry Basil Smash and the Classic Side Car draw inspiration from classics. Perfect for spring, these cocktails are kept light by incorporating fresh ingredients like lemon, lime, basil, pineapple and blackberries.

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille, 15900 La Cantera Parkway, has just introduced two new cocktails to the Bar79 mixology menu. The Blackberry Basil Smash and the Classic Side Car are both available at Perry’s Bar79 menu, and at special prices during social hour (see below).

blackberries and mint croppedThe Blackberry Basil Smash starts by muddling fresh basil leaves with fresh pineapple and blackberries, adding Cinco Five Star Vodka (made in San Antonio) along with Amaretto and lemon juice.  It’s shaken, strained into a tall cocktail glass over fresh ice, garnished with basil and a fresh blackberry.

Perry’s Classic Side Car using the classic Limoncello spirit from Southern Italy. Hennessy VS Cognac, Grand Marnier, Limoncello, fresh sour mix and fresh lime juice go into a shaker with ice. The drink is then shaken until perfectly chilled and strained into a martini glass and garnished with a long lemon twist.

Order these new drinks, plus 14 other mixology creations available on the Bar79 menu at special pricing during social hour. In addition to cocktails, Perry’s also offers specially priced wines and half-priced bar menu items during social hour, every Monday-Friday, 4-6:30 p.m. and Sundays, 4-9 p.m.

Ounce Adds Jazz

Jazz blue lightOunce Steakhouse has jazzed up its bar by opening it up to the patio area. Live jazz will be offered regularly for guests on Thursday nights. Ounce is at 1401 North Loop 1604 West.

Owner Erik Rojas says, “This is something new that I came up with to promote the bar/patio area, drive more business to the restaurant and also be able to present new menu ideas to guests and get their feedback. I am planning to do this event at least once a month, perhaps twice a month.”

To check on who’s playing on jazz night Thursdays, call Ounce at (210) 493-6200.

 

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Matters of the Heart and the SA Dining Scene


Viola Barrios

You gotta get Got Heart. That’s the message coming from Diana Barrios Treviño, who is offering a sweet deal to tempt people.

“It’s July and time to celebrate my mom, Viola, during her birth month!” Diana Barrios Treviño says. “Stop in at Los Barrios or La Hacienda de Los Barrios and enjoy a slice of Pastel con Flan and get a limited edition Got Heart T-shirt for $14.99!”

All of the proceeds go directly to Viola’s Huge Heart Foundation.

“It’s tax deductible, delicious and incredibly stylish!” she says.

Los Barrios is at 4223 Blanco Road. La Hacienda de los Barrios is at 18747 Redland Road.

Whataburger CEO Preston Atkinson presents JoNeen Serna of MDA San Antonio with a check.

Big heart for the MDA

Whataburger apparently has a big heart when it comes to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

The San Antonio-based burger chain recently presented the local MDA chapter with a check for $100,000, which the staff of the various restaurants raised in a day.

Whataburger also threw a party for 10 local children who are headed off to MDA summer camp as well as their families.

Whataburger is also showing some concern for the heart by introducing a new menu of items under 550 calories. They include:

  • Whataburger Jr. with Bacon & Cheese, 400 calories
  • Double Meat Whataburger Jr. with Cheese, 470 calories
  • New Grilled Chicken Melt, 460 calories
  • Grilled Chicken Sandwich, 510 calories
  • Chicken Fajita Taco, 420 calories
  • Whatacatch Sandwich, 450 calories

Whataburger breakfast choices under 550 calories include:

  • Cinnamon Roll, 390 calories
  • Bacon & Egg Taquito, 380 calories
  • Bacon or Sausage Biscuit, 350 to 540 calories
  • Egg & Cheese Biscuit, 450 calories
  • Biscuit & Jelly, 340 calories
  • Egg Sandwich, 310 calories

The baked goods at Little Aussie Bakery are all gluten-free.

Gluten-free goodness

A growing number of restaurants in San Antonio are offering gluten-free offerings to meet the growing number of people living with celiac disease.

And Little Aussie Bakery, 3610 Avenue B, is helping a few of them.

The bakery is now making the following gluten-free items for local restaurants:

  • Whole flax buns for the various Babes Burgers
  • Focaccia for All Aboard Deli, 5255 McCullough Ave.
  • Buns for the Cove, 606 W. Cypress
  • Pizza crust for Gallo Pizzeria, 164 Castroville Road
  • Buns for various Rome’s Pizza places

Little Aussie has its own great gluten-free products, dishes and a dazzling array of baked goods, including mouthwatering cakes, that are worth checking out, too. Call (210) 826-7787.

Perry’s Steakhouse

4 for $4 at Perry’s

Perry’s Steakhouse in the Shops at La Cantera, 15900 La Cantera Parkway, has a thing for the number 4.

During the month of July, if you visit Perry’s on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday (except July 4), $4 gets you  your choice of an 8-ounce version of the famous pork chop; the house-made Polish sausage appetizer; the Candy Bar dessert, reminiscent of a Reese’s Cup; and the Perry-tini, a take on a lemon drop martini. Or you could have all four for $16.

On a visit this week, plenty of $4 pork chops were being served to the folks in the bar, which is where those of us without reservations sat and enjoyed the live piano as well as the various treats we tried.

For reservations, call (210) 558-6161.

If you have restaurant news, email griffin@savorsa.com or walker@savorsa.com.

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Respect Your Father! Take Him Out for a Great Father’s Day Meal


Paloma Blanca is giving dads a special queso for Father's Day.

You treated Mom to a special meal on Mother’s Day. Now, it’s time to give Dad his due. Here are a list of places that are open Sunday, June 17. Many have specials just for Dad.

Most don’t require reservations. Tax and tip are not included in the prices listed.

Antlers, Hyatt Hill Country, 9800 Hyatt Resort Drive, (210) 520-4001 — Dinner on Father’s Day is from 5:30 to 10 p.m. with items on the menu to include pan-roasted black tiger shrimp, USDA prime Nieman Ranch New York strip, Broken Arrow Ranch antelope tenderloin and pecan-crusted venison chops.

Biga on the Banks, 203 S. St. Mary’s St., (210) 255-0722 — Father’s Day hours are 5:30-10 p.m. and will feature a series of meat-and-potato favorites: Griddled 16-ounce beef ribeye with baked potato mashers and tobacco onions; Mustard Crusted Australian Lamb Rack with cheesy grits, Rebecca Creek goat cheese and mushroom jus; and grilled 10-ounce beef tenderloin with corn pudding, poblano chimichurri and guajillo demi glaze. Add a jalapeño martini or try a bottle of wine; on Father’s Day, wines over $50 will be discounted 25 percent.

Bohanan’s Prime Steaks and Seafood, 219 E. Houston St., (210) 472-2600 — The restaurant will be featuring its full menu on Father’s Day starting at 5 p.m. In addition, all dads will receive a sleeve of golf balls.

The County Line, 10101 I-10 W., (210) 641-1998 — Sunday hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. with the full slate of barbecue favorites, including beef ribs, baby back ribs, pulled pork, smoked turkey, brisket and chicken-fried steak.

Crumpets, 3920 Harry Wurzbach Road, (210) 821-5454 — Brunch will be 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Start with an appetizer, such as puff pastry with wine mushroom sauce, the Scottish smoked salmon or the mousse truffle pâté. Then, for your entrée, choose from specials such as shrimp salad on avocado, eggs Benedict, chicken breast with champagne sauce, veal scaloppini with mushroom cognac sauce, fresh rainbow trout almondine, tenderloin of beef with green peppercorn sauce, or shrimp lyonnaise over wild rice blend. The popular Trilogy menu will also be available, featuring tenderloin of beef, lobster tail and rack of lamb Provençal. Prices vary per dish.

Feast, 1024 S. Alamo St., (210) 354-1024 — Father’s Day brunch will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with items from the regular menu.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, 255 E. Basse Road, (210) 824-9463 (WINE) — The restaurant will open at 11:30 a.m.for a special Father’s Day brunch priced at $34.95, starting with choice of appetizer, followed by choice of Filet Mignon Benedict, New Orleans-style French Toast, Fleming’s Frittata, Steakhouse Filet Mignon Cobb and Prime Rib of Beef. Choice of dessert concludes the meal.

Frederick’s Bistro, 14439 N.W. Military Hwy., (210) 888-1500 — The restaurant will be open for dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. with the regular menu.

Kirby’s Prime Steakhouse, 123 N. Loop 1604 E., (210) 404-2221 — Sunday hours are 5 to 9 p.m., including prime steaks, Australian rack of lamb, grilled redfish with jumbo lump crab, cedar plank salmon and seared ahi tuna.

Las Canarias, Omni-La Mansion de Rio, 112 College St., (210) 518-1063 — On Father’s Day, the restaurant is offering extended hours for the Champagne Brunch from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. On the buffet: Applewood Smoked Bacon, Country Breakfast Sausage, Chilaquiles, Poached Cage Free Egg Benedict, Vanilla Malt Pancakes and Waffles, Chef-Prepared Omelets, European Charcuterie, Prime Rib of Beef, Smoked Texas Beef Sausage, Suckling Pig, Venison and Blueberry Sausages, Kobe Beef Hot Dogs, Waygu Beef Sliders, and Guajillo Grilled Shrimp. Cooked to order: Black Angus Beef Tenderloin, Waygu Beef Bavette Steaks,New York Strip Steaks, Lobster Tails on the Half Shell and Number One Ahi Tuna.  The cost is $58.95 for adults and $24.95 for children ages 6-12; tax and tip not included. In addition, the regular à la carte dining at Las Canarias will resume at 6 p.m. Reservations required.

Lüke, 125 E. Houston St., 210-227-5853 — Open from 10 a.m. till 11 p.m. on Father’s Day, Lüke will offer a special of bone-in Texas Waygu Ribeye served with new potatoes and local vegetables for $30. The full menu featuring Buttermilk Fried Quail, the Lüke Burger, the Croque Monsieur and Brendan’s Bread Pudding will also be available. Enjoy a jazz brunch from 10 a.m. till 3 p.m. and treat Dad to a beer from Lüke’s selection of craft brews. lukesanantonio.com.

Max’s Wine Dive, 340 E. Basse Road, (210) 444-9547 —  Father’s Day specials include Max’s Clambake, clams and house-made chorizo in a wine broth ($15), Ultimate Steak ‘n’ Eggs ($25) and Texas Ranger Peach Pie ($8).

Mike’s in the Village, 2355-3 Bulverde Road, Bulverde, (830) 438-2747 — The Father’s Day brunch will be 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and will feature omelets, barbecue ribs, Herb Roasted Chicken, French Toast and Salmon, plus, fresh sides like Loaded Mashed Potatoes, Corn on the Cob, Garden Salad, Shrimp Pasta Salad and Tropical Fruit Salad. For dessert, enjoy White Chocolate Bread Pudding with Rum Sauce or our New York Style Cheesecake.  Cost is $39.95 for adults, $15.50 for children under 12.

Morton’s the Steakhouse, 300 E Crockett St., (210) 228-0700 — Father’s Day hours are 5 to 10 p.m. with the regular menu of steaks and seafood. There will also be a $59 special that includes a choice of salad (Morton’s Salad, Caesar Salad or Sliced Beefsteak Salad), a choice of entree (Double-Cut Prime Pork Chop, Center-Cut Filet Mignon, Braised Beef Short Rib, Chicken Bianco or Honey-Chile Glazed Salmon Fillet), a choice of a vegetable or potato and a choice of dessert (Double Chocolate Mousse, Key Lime Pie or Individual Soufflé).

Myron's Prime Steakhouse knows how to treat Dad.

Myron’s Prime Steakhouse, 10003 N.W. Military Hwy., (210) 493-3031 — The bar opens at 4 p.m. and dinner begins at 5 p.m.. In addition to prime steaks, the restaurant serves rack of lamb, salmon, Australian lobster tail and double-cut pork chops.

Ostra, Mokara Hotel and Spa, 212 W. Crockett St., (210) 396-5817 — The regular à la carte menu will be available during breakfast and lunch hours on Father’s Day. Featured specials will be offered during dinner service only beginning at 5:30 p.m. Reservations are highly recommended.

Paloma Blanca Mexican Cuisine, 5800 Broadway, (210) 822-6151 — The restaurant is offering a free appetizer for all dads from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Dads will receive Queso a la Dimas (white queso dip with chunks of beef and poblano pepper) when they dine in-house only. www.palomablanca.net

Perry’s Steakhouse, the Shops at La Cantera, 15900 La Cantera Parkway, (210) 558-6161 — Sunday hours are 4 to 9 p.m. The regular menu features prime steaks, a one-pound pork chop, pecan-crusted red snapper and chicken Oscar.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House, 1170 E. Commerce St., (210) 227-8847; 7720 Jones Maltsberger Road, (210) 821-5051 — Hours are 4:30 to 10 p.m. Signature steaks cover a range of favorites from a Cowboy Ribeye to a porterhouse for two, while other entree options include lamb chops, barbecued shrimp and even a vegetarian option.

Sea Island Shrimp House, six locations — All Sea Island Shrimp House locations are open Father’s Day and will feature a Ribeye special—a choice cut 10-ounce ribeye steak with two sides and a freshly baked baguette for $12.99. The ribeye special will be available June 15–17. www.shrimphouse.com.

Tejas Steakhouse and Saloon, 401 Obst Road, (830) 980-2205 — The restaurant is offering Dad a discount. Get 25 percent off all entrees for dads on Father’s Day. The restaurant is serving brunch, lunch and dinner 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Texas de Brazil, 313 E. Houston St., (210) 229-1600 — The restaurant is opening at 11 a.m. on Father’s Day. Regular prices will be in effect, but Dad gets to eat free with the purchase of another regular dinner. The offer is limited to one dad per table. Reservations recommended.

Two Step Restaurant, 9840 N. Texas 1604 Loop W., (210) 688-2686 — The regular menu will be available 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. plus the following special: prime rib slow smoked overnight with horseradish mashed potatoes.

Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill, the Shops at la Cantera, 15900 La Cantera Parkway, (210) 690-3334 — Father’s Day hours will be 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. with brunch until 3 p.m. So treat your dad early to his favorite from the build-your-own Bloody Mary bar or later in the day to the likes of green chile barbacoa enchiladas, chorizo-stuffed pork tenderloin or Five-Cheese Macaroni and Achiote Chicken.

Restaurateurs, if you would like to add your restaurant to this list, email walker@savorsa.com or griffin@savorsa.com.

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Perry’s Has a Pork Chop — and a Surprise Price


Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille, 15900 La Cantera Parkway, will offer its Pork Chop Friday lunch special (regularly $11.95) for just 79 cents. But when?

The restaurant will select at random one Friday to offer this 79-cent lunch (which includes whipped potatoes and homemade apple sauce) to the first 100 people that order it, in honor of the year Perry’s first opened as a butcher shop in 1979.

This will only happen at the San Antonio location in celebration of the recent opening. The exact date of this “Flashback Friday” will only be announced via Perry’s Twitter and Facebook pages.

Perry’s is opening nightly for dinner but offers lunch only on Friday. For more information, click here or call 210-558-6161.

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Perry’s Steakhouse Now Open at the Shops at La Cantera


Workers finish up in the open kitchen at Perry's Steakhouse.

The Texas-based Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille has opened at the Shops at La Cantera, 15900 La Cantera Parkway.

It is the first San Antonio location for the chain, which also has restaurants in Austin, Dallas and Houston.

The restaurant is known for its freshly cut prime beef, which is dry-aged in house for 28 days. It also offers an array of seafood options and a massive pork chop that is dried, cured and roasted, then caramelized and topped with Perry’s signature herb-garlic butter. The cooking process of that chop a secret, corporate chef Sammy Holmes said. But he offered few hints that included slow smoking, a dry rub and a period of rest. All in all, it takes five days to get the chops ready to serve.

But Holmes did offer a couple of tips on if you want to make a great chop at home. First and foremost, he said, was don’t skimp on the quality of meat you buy. Also, make sure you create a rub that features “what flavors you like.” Then cook it at a very low temperature, about 170-175 degrees, until it done.

Holmes was part of a recent hard-hat tour of the new restaurant, which is in the arm of the shopping center with Barnes & Noble, Sur la Table and Z’Tejas. Owner Chris Perry was also on hand with members of his family to tour the second-story space, which overlooks the courtyard with its trees festooned with white lights.

Two of the martinis at Perry's Steakhouse.

The new Perry’s will employ almost 110 people. “That’s a lot more than I ever thought,” Perry said. Then he and his crew factored in that the space will seat up to 350 people, so that large a staff would be needed.

And that staff has been in training for more than a month leading up to tonight’s opening, Perry said.

They will be working under general manager Jeremiah Garcia, who has been with Perry’s for years. The staff, however, are all from San Antonio.

There will several new features at the San Antonio Perry’s, including a display case of aged beef and fresh seafood near the front door to help whet your appetite as soon as you enter, Perry said.

An island bar will be a first for Perry's.

Plus there’s a large island bar, another first. Around it, you can find banquettes where you listen to the live jazz offered Thursday-Saturday evenings. Among the happy hour specials are half-price appetizers and drink specials, including a Pick Three mini-martini trio, weekdays from 4 – 6:30 p.m.

The chef is Sisto Perez, who has worked for Perry’s in Austin and who helped Holmes open the Dallas location. Both are also part of product development for the chain and help in developing seasonal specials. Though the restaurant is part of a small chain, Sisto emphasized the fact that “everything is made from scratch and we cut all of our steaks” in house.

Perry’s opens at 4 p.m. nightly for dinner. Lunch is 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays. For reservations, call (210) 558-6161 or for a full menu, visit www.PerrysSteakhouse.com.

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Sur la Table Is Open; Perry’s Under Contruction


A worker cleans the windows at Sur la Table in the Shops at La Cantera.

A peek through the window of Sur la Table.

Sur la Table opened Friday in San Antonio. The store’s phone number is 210-978-5580.

The store, which bills itself as the place “for all of your cooking needs,” is located in the Shops at La Cantera, 15900 La Cantera Parkway, in between Barnes & Noble and Z’Tejas, though on the other side of the walk.

Sur la Table offers the latest in culinary equipment, with cookware brands such as All-Clad, Demeyere, Emile Henry, Le Creuset, Lodge, Mauviel, Scanpan and Staub. Cutlery, appliances, linens, food and more will also be on sale.

Perry's Steakhouse is opening soon.

Cooking classes will be held on a regular basis. Visit the store’s website for details.

In the meanwhile, things are busy at the Shops as expansion continues.

In that same arm of the plaza, Perry’s Steakhouse in under construction on one side of the Yard House with a planned opening of in November, despite a sign out front saying it will open in Octomber. On the other side, a Cheesecake Factory is planning on opening at some future date.

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