What I Ate: There's No Such Thing As Too Much Paella

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So much paella. - JESSICA ELIZARRARAS/INSTAGRAM
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  • So much paella.



The sixth annual Corona Paella Challenge, hosted by Johnny Hernandez (La Gloria, The Fruteria) at The Pearl was held this past Sunday with almost an innumerable amount of paellas being served to the masses. The offerings were plenty and thankfully varied as most brought their A-game and tried to differentiate themselves from their counterparts.

Here's a quick rundown on the event in Insta form. For more food adventures throughout the week,  including a review visit to Napa Flats, scenes from this year's San Antonio Flavor, dim sum at Golden Wok and a visit to Ranger Creek Brewstillery, follow me on Instagram for more food fun at @JessElizarraras.



Sai Ua via @tuktuktaproom. Chef David Gilbert won last year's people's choice. #paellachallenge

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Post-performance paella. #paellachallenge @historicpearl @iamchefjohnny

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Look at these tiny dancers! @culinariasa @historicpearl #paellachallenge

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I asked chef Jeff who was working brunch at @boilerhousesa. "Not me!" #paellachallenge

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Round two for #Feast's black paella. @stefanbowers couldn't keep the lines away.

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@thecocinerossa brought that #spicyvermicelli #puro @historicpearl #paellachallenge

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Chef Diego Fernandez of #Starfish #paellachallenge @historicpearl

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@chefjasondady's ibérico jamón & clam squid ink paella #hishamyourclam #paellachallenge

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@godamnitwildcat_ at @esquiretavernsa's booth #paellachallenge

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Just a teensy glimpse of all the #paellachallenge madness

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