As San Antonio continues to grow as a top culinary destination so do the amount of food and drink events. One such event is Bud Light, The Taste taking place during three days in September from 6p.m. to 8:30p.m. From Tuesday September 8 to Thursday September 10, 2015 participants will be able to sample culinary offerings from over thirty restaurants in the Houston Street and The River Walk area.
On each of these days participating restaurants will showcase appetizer-size portions of their best dishes. Restaurants located on Houston Street downtown will be featured on Tuesday and Wednesday and Thursday is reserved for restaurants along The River Walk.
This is a ticket less event and participants’ names will be listed on a registration list. Check in time will be between 5p.m. and 6p.m. and upon check in they will receive a wrist band, passport, map and voting instructions. Judges and participants will select a nightly winner for best food. Advance tickets are available online until Thursday September 3 and prices are $25 for a single day and $60 for a three day ticket. Tickets will be available on site at the registration for $30 and $70 respectively.
The following are check in locations and participating restaurants for the event which are subject to change. More information including menu items for each restaurant is available online. There will be live music at each check-in location.
Tuesday September 8th, Houston Street Restaurants: Check-in at Majestic Theatre. Restaurants include Acenar (Hotel Valencia), Bohanan’s Restaurant & Bar, Buckhorn Saloon & Museum, Houston St Bistro, Luke, Market on Houston (Sheraton Gunter), Nothing Bundt Cakes, Texas de Brazil, The Palm and Moses Roses Hideout.
Wednesday September 9th, River Walk Restaurants: Check-in at Rivercenter Mall Lagoon. Restaurants include Barriba Cantina, Chili’s (in Rivercenter Mall), County Line, Dick’s Last Resort, Hard Rock Café, Iron Cactus, Las Ramblas (Hotel Contessa), Rivers Edge (Hilton Palacio Del Rio), Ruth’s Chris, Tony Roma’s (inside Rivercenter Mall) and Zoccas Cuisine de Italia (Westin Riverwalk).
Thursday September 10, River Walk Restaurants: Check-in at Pat O’Brien’s. Restaurants include Bier Garten, Boudro’s, Café Ole, Casa Rio, Charlie Wants A Burger, La Paloma Riverwalk, Michelino’s, Landry’s, Lone Star Café, Mad Dogs, Pat O’Brien’s, Rio Rio Cantina, The Republic of Texas and The Original Mexican Cantina.
Source: Paula Schechter/Paseo Del Rio Association