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Welcome to San Antonio, one of only two UNESCO-designated Creative Cities of Gastronomy. We love our cultures, we love our cuisine, and we love to celebrate them - often! In May, you can join us in celebrating "Pueblos del Maíz" - a celebration that pays homage to the vital role "maíz", or corn, has played in our 300+ years of culinary heritage.


Events to Check Out

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Maíz Showcase at Pearl May 12, 2023 | 5:30-8:30 pm Historic Pearl

Learn about maíz from different regions of the Americas at Historic Pearl as chefs from the UNESCO Creative Cities of Gastronomy (San Antonio, Tucson, and Mérida) put on outdoor demonstrations at Pearl! This one is free to attend - reserve your spot today!


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A Taste of Pueblos del Maíz at Casa Hernán May 13, 2023 | 12-3 pm Casa Hernán

Iconic chef Johnny Hernandez and visiting chefs from the UNESCO Creative Cities of Gastronomy invite you to this array of maíz tastings paired with a cocktail demonstration, pop-up display of maíz cookbooks, photography exhibit and more!


More Places to Celebrate

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Celebrate “Pueblos del Maiz” all month long in San Antonio! Select restaurants have chosen dishes to highlight specifically for this celebration, let's take a look at some of the great dishes featuring maíz you can take a bite into in San Antonio!

ChickenNPickle Street Corn Chicken N Pickle | Street Corn

Chicken N Pickle 5215 UTSA Boulevard San Antonio, TX 78249

The Good Kind Corn in a Cup The Good Kind | Corn in a Cup

The Good Kind 1127 S St. Mary's St San Antonio, TX 78210

Sari Sari Maja Blanca Sari Sari | Maja Blanca

Sari-Sari Filipino Restaurant, Market & Bakery 5700 Wurzbach Rd. San Antonio, TX 78238

Lalas Gordita Puffy Taco Lala's Gordita | Puffy Taco

Lala's Gorditas 1600 Roosevelt Ave San Antonio, TX 78210

Muchies Tostielote Munchies | Tostielote

Munchies 923 N Loop 1604 E Suite 109 San Antonio, TX 78232

Bilia Eatery Arepas Bilia Eatery | Breakfast Arepa

Bilia Eatery 2211 NW Military Hwy Ste 131B Castle Hills, TX 78213

Cuishe Chilaquiles Cuishe Cocina Mexicana | Chilaquiles

Cuishe Cocina Mexicana  115 N Loop 1604 E #1108 San Antonio, TX 78232

Stix Stone Big Red Tacos Stixs & Stone | Big Red & Barbacoa Taco Flight

Stixs & Stone 5718 B Wurzbach Rd San Antonio, TX 78238

Elotitos Corn Bar Corn in a Cup Elotitos Corn Bar | Corn in a Cup

Elotitos Corn Bar 1933 Fredericksburg Suite 105 San Antonio, TX 78201

Interested in seeing how maíz and beer can make a great team? Check out local brewery Freetail Brewing's latest brew, "Flor de Maíz," a beer created from the partnership between Freetail Brewing, Ancient Heirloom Grains, S.A. Colonial Tortilleria.

And so much more! Find a complete list of participating restaurants here.


Celebrate Culinary Diversity in San Antonio

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San Antonio is proud of our Creative City of Gastronomy designation. Dine with us and see why we earned this esteemed designation from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.