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10 Hot Restaurants: Where to Eat and Drink Right Now in San Antonio 

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Supper/Sternewirth

136 E. Grayson St., (210) 448-8351, thehotelemma.com

It’s hard to keep your cool at Hotel Emma — you have to, because it’s a historic and über-adult place, but we’re prone to quietly freaking out over every last detail while wandering the halls. From visiting The Library, popping in for gifts at Curio or watching the Culinary Concierge host an oyster shucking how-to in the demo kitchen, there’s something to gawk over at every turn and this definitely includes the kitchen at Supper, where chef John Brand makes his anticipated return to SA’s dining scene.

Brand’s style is simple, straightforward and usually stunning if early plates are any indication. Drawing inspiration from San Antonio and his midwestern roots, Brand and his team produce breakfast, lunch and dinner out of a sprawling kitchen. Breakfast at Supper, not to be confused for brinner, includes fresh juices and smoothies (the chia seed, banana, almond milk and blueberry blend sounds especially appealing) along with tenderly flipped Meyer lemon ricotta pancakes with nuts and berries. Lunch includes fuel — or you could just indulge in a BLT with basil aioli, and avocado on nine-grain bread — for your day of San Anto exploring.



If you miss dinner whilst traipsing around and exploring Emma, you can still enjoy Brand’s take on hotel fare inside Sternewirth. Snuggle up on one of the leather couches with the Portly Fellow (a dark and cheeky cocktail filled with fernet and rye) and nosh on the beef tartare with proper garnishes (in other words, Brand keeps it simple, delicious and there’s no silly egg yolk to crack). You just can’t possibly go hungry with Brand back in the kitchen. 

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