San Antonio celebrates corn with the “Pueblos del Mais” celebration in May.

SAN ANTONIO – The city of San Antonio is celebrating all things corn this weekend with the second annual Pueblos del Mais.

Cooking demonstrations, corn tastings, and corn specialties will be held at select participating San Antonio restaurants.

San Antonio Joins Three Other UNESCO Creative Cities in Maize Celebration – Tucson, Arizona; Merida, Mexico; and Puebla, Mexico.

UNESCO stands for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, a specialized agency of the United Nations. San Antonio is a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy.

“Maize is considered part of a heritage in our culture and history and links the rich traditions of San Antonio to our creative cities,” said Colleen Swain, director of the San Antonio World Heritage Office, which oversees the UNESCO designation of a Creative City of Gastronomy. in San Antonio. “Pueblos del Mais is an opportunity for residents and visitors to San Antonio to touch this history, learn about the role of corn in our ancestors’ food, and explore it creatively.”

Friday, May 12

From Friday 17:30-20:30“Maiz Showcase in Pearl” will showcase live cooking and invite chefs from Tucson and Merida, Mexico.

Demonstrations will take place on an outdoor grill at the Culinary Institute of America in San Antonio.

Saturday, May 13

From noon to 15:00 on SaturdayChef Johnny Hernandez and Guest Chefs will prepare the Taste of Pueblos del Mais at Casa Hernan, located at 411 E Cevallos St. Ticket event includes corn tasting, desserts and cocktails.

Participating Restaurants

Fifteen San Antonio restaurants and one brewery will take part in Pueblos del Maiz this year, offering specialty corn dishes and drinks throughout May.

Participating restaurants include:

  • Chicken with brine – UTS Boulevard, 5215, 78249

  • Cuishe Cocina Mexicana – 115 N. Loop 1604, office No. 1108, 78232

  • Elotitos corn bar- 1933 Fredericksburg Rd., Suite No. 105, 78201

  • Munchy- 5602 W. Houseman Road, 78249

  • Naco 210 Mexican Diner – 2015 NE Interstate 410 Loop, 78204

  • Zedric – 9873 Colonnade Boulevard, 78230

  • Lala Gordita – 1600 Roosevelt Ave, 78210

  • Snack Biel – 1900 NW Military, Castle Hills, TX 78213

  • Styx and Stone – 5718 Wurzbach Road, 78238

  • Fruteria – st. S. Flores, 1401, office number 102, 78204

  • Cuishe Cocina Mexicana –115 N Hinge 1604E #1108, 78232

  • Santa Diabla –st. East Elmira, 906, 78212

  • Good view –1127 st. St. Mary, 78210

  • 2M Smokehouse – 2731 WW White Road, 78222

  • Farm Table – st. 611 S. Presa, office 106, 78210

  • Sari-Sari Filipino Restaurant, Market and Bakery – 5700 Wurzbach Rd., 78238

  • Sari-Sari Dinner Club – 10234 st. HWY 151, Office #102, 78251

  • Freetail Brewery – 2000 st. S. Presa, 78210

You can get more information about Pueblos del Mais online.

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